Mass Layoffs

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows

Deathspawner writes A lot of people have never been able to understand the logic behind Microsoft's Windows RT, with many urging the company to kill it off so that it can focus on more important products, like the mainline Windows. Well, this is probably ... [Published Slashdot - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Judge postpones decision on uranium barter issue

By Frank Lewisflewis@civitasmedia.comWhen Pike County officials hold a town hall meeting to deal with the possible layoff issues at the Decommissioning and Decontamination project at Piketon Thursday, one component of the problem will not be resolved ... [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs Capture the Attention of the U.S. Senate

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) is questioning how Microsoft could lay-off 18,000 people yet still be at the fore for requesting that H1-B visa allowances be doubled.read more ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

N.C. largest job-slashing machine in South

Mass layoffs, like that of Microsoft jettisoning 18,000 workers, were a frequent occurrence of the past, but in North Carolina it appears to be a reality of the present, as job cuts continued to be widespread in June.According to a report from outplacement ... [Published Triangle Business Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi Closing

Updated: Monday, July 21 2014, 11:53 AM CDTBILOXI, Miss. (WPMI) Margaritaville Casino is closing, according to the Mississippi Sun Herald, who cites the City of Biloxi.Employees were sent WARN notices, required under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining ... [Published WPMI - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Drop in the number of Statehouse reporters harms public interest

For several decades, the role of the news media was very clearly to keep the government and other powerful interests in check. Journalists covered hard-hitting news, conducted investigations, and generally sought to serve the public interest by holding ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft layoff news prompts a look at job cuts

By on Jul 21, 2014 in Beats , Economy , Featured , Manufacturing | Large companies , Melissa Preddy , Personal finance , Story ideasTweetWord last week that Microsoft will be jettisoning 18,000 workers raises the specter of mass layoffs, a frequent occurrence ... [Published National Center for Business Journalism - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

THE SAD TRUTH ABOUT MARKETING: HOW REMARKABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY IS YOUR PERSONAL BRAND?

It saddens me when I see people take their money to start a business and then launch into it with expensive websites, promotional material, cocktail functions and so forth. Why? During the past four years alone, I have seen many dreams shattered.Here’s ... [Published Destiny Man - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft's Mass Layoffs

Microsoft's record layoffs have picked up negative attention from governmental authorities and leaders, even as the cuts have been largely welcomed by investors and the broader market. The software company accreted more than 20,000 employees when it acquired ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft to issue 18,000 Pink Slips of Death

Software giant Microsoft announced plans to eliminate 18,000 jobs over the next year, becoming the fourth major US technology company to announce mass layoffs since January. The layoffs constitute about fourteen percent of the company’s workforce, and ... [Published Axis of Logic - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 4 reports

How companies like Microsoft should handle mass layoffs

Over the next year, Microsoft says it will be cutting up to 18,000  jobs , the biggest job cuts in the company’s history. The cuts are the result of the corporation re-aligning itself after it acquired Nokia in April.Mass layoffs are very hard on workers, ... [Published Marketplace - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft plans mass layoffs in major reorganization

Microsoft said in a statement Thursday it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce in a restructuring plan aiming "to simplify operations and align the recently acquired Nokia business with the company's overall strategy."In an email to Microsoft ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 17 2014]

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" Microsoft is about to take the ax to one of the stupidest products it ever created. ", says CNN Money - a sentiment that will be shared by many. Windows RT was always a strange experiment, but there were still many out there who enjoyed it. The key was knowing what you were getting into. Those who picked up an RT tablet expecting a regular Windows experience were let-down, with Microsoft deserving the blame for not doing a better job of informing the public as to the platform's limitations. Treated as a tablet OS just like iOS and Android , Windows RT wasn't that bad."
"The boss kept delaying our wages, saying next month will be fine, and then next month, and then he disappeared" said a worker waiting outside the plant, who only gave his surname as Zhang He was among a small group of workers outside the plant also who said they...

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Shocker! Koch Youth Group Backs Koch Politician... [Published PR Watch - 1 hour ago]
Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows [Published Slashdot - 19 hours ago]
NCR unit Retalix firing 100-150 in Ra'anana [Gl... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 23 2014]
Microsoft Windows RT The Death Knell Rings For ... [Published Hot Hardware - Jul 23 2014]
Judge postpones decision on uranium barter issue [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Jul 23 2014]
As credit dries up, troubled Chinese steel make... [Published CNBC - Jul 22 2014]
Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs Capture the Attention ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 22 2014]
N.C. largest job-slashing machine in South [Published Triangle Business Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Editorial: Drop in the number of Statehouse re... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
Voters will see road levies on ballot [Published Canton Repository - Jul 22 2014]
County pledges assistance for dislocated casino... [Published Shore News Today - Jul 21 2014]
Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi Closing [Published WPMI - Jul 21 2014]
Microsoft layoff news prompts a look at job cuts [Published National Center for Business Journalism - Jul 21 2014]
THE SAD TRUTH ABOUT MARKETING: HOW REMARKABLE A... [Published Destiny Man - Jul 21 2014]
Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft's Mass Layoffs [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 21 2014]
Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs [Published TechCrunch - Jul 21 2014]
Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jul 21 2014]
Do Massive Layoffs Really Benefit Companies? [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jul 20 2014]
A 'booming' crop of new entrepreneurs [Published TH Online - Jul 20 2014]
The Mud Run Obstacle Course Guide to Your Career [Published Huffington Post - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft Layoffs Would Be Fourth-Biggest Ever ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Chuck Lauer: For Bosses, It’s No More Mr. Rude Guy [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 18 2014]
The leaders who lost Pilowtex: An outsider push... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft to issue 18,000 Pink Slips of Death [Published Axis of Logic - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs [Published World Socialist Web Site - Jul 18 2014]
Microsoft fires 12,500 ex-Nokia mobile people, ... [Published Communities Dominate Brands - Jul 18 2014]
How companies like Microsoft should handle mass... [Published Marketplace - Jul 18 2014]
Piketon cleanup operation warns of 500-plus job... [Published Chillicothe Gazette - Jul 18 2014]
Piketon cleanup operation warns of 500+ job cuts [Published Chillicothe Gazette - Jul 17 2014]
Microsoft Layoffs – What it Means for MSFT Stock [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 17 2014]
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Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs Capture the Attention ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 22 2014]
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala) is questioning how Microsoft could lay-off 18,000 people yet still be at the fore for requesting that H1-B visa allowances be doubled.read more ...
Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs [Published TechCrunch - Jul 21 2014]
 Microsoft’s record layoffs have picked up negative attention from governmental authorities and leaders, even as the cuts have been largely welcomed by investors and the broader market. The software company accreted more than 20,000 employees when it ...
Political Leaders Rebuke Microsoft’s Mass Layoffs [Published TechCrunch Europe - Jul 21 2014]
 Microsoft’s record layoffs have picked up negative attention from governmental authorities and leaders, even as the cuts have been largely welcomed by investors and the broader market. The software company accreted more than 20,000 employees when it ...
Microsoft fires 12,500 ex-Nokia mobile people, ... [Published Communities Dominate Brands - Jul 18 2014]
So what else is new? I told you Microsoft can't make the Nokia business work any better than Elop could after he had destroyed it so totally.First, my deepest sympathies to the 12,500 former Nokia staff who now carry Microsoft business cards, who will ...
Maker of Chicago School Equipment Threatens Mas... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 10 2014]
CHICAGO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union will rally on Chicago's West Side Friday against mass layoffs proposed by the city's last major manufacturer of public school equipment. Teamsters Local 743 represents 76 Hispanic ...
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