Layoffs

An East Contra Costa County Fire District station (CBS)

East CoCo County Approves 3 Fire Station Closures, Layoffs

The East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.

06/13/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

City College Of San Francisco May Close Campuses Over Budget

The school’s board of trustees is looking at all of its options, including possibly closing campuses, cutting classes and staff layoffs.

06/01/2012

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard Confirms Plans To Cut 27,000 Employees

Hewlett-Packard plans to jettison 27,000 workers as the growing popularity of smartphones, the iPad and other mobile devices makes it tougher for the company to sell personal computers.

05/23/2012

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard Reportedly Cutting Up To 30,000 Jobs

Published reports say Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs to help offset dwindling demand for personal computers as more people connect to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.

05/17/2012

(CBS)

State Of California Sued Over Teacher Employment Rules

Lawyers representing seven California schoolchildren have filed a lawsuit against the state seeking to overturn statutes that govern teacher employment, including seniority-based layoffs.

05/15/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo’s 1Q Earnings Rise 28 Percent To Top Estimates

The long-struggling Internet company earned $286 million, or 23 cents per share, during the first three months of the year. That represented a 28 percent increase from net income of $223 million, or 17 cents per share, at the same time last year.

04/17/2012

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo CEO Thompson Outlines New Corporate Structure

A week after announcing a painful round of job cuts, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson unveiled a plan Tuesday that will reorganize the company into three main divisions focused on users, advertisers and technology.

04/10/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mortgage Lender Wooing Laid-Off Yahoo Workers To Detroit

A financial company that is betting on a Detroit turnaround is trying to lure laid-off Yahoo workers to Michigan.

04/09/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo CEO Tries To Reassure Workers After Layoffs

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has reassured the struggling Internet company’s employees that he will tell them more about his turnaround strategy next week.

04/05/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Announces 2,000 Layoffs, CEO Says More Changes To Come

Yahoo is laying off 2,000 employees as new CEO Scott Thompson sweeps out jobs that don’t fit into his plans for turning around the beleaguered Internet company.

04/04/2012

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