Teachers, Administrators Among the Bulk of Jobs Being Shed Cuts are coming to Akron’s schools as the Board of Education voted to cut 31 teachers, three administrators, and more than 50 other staff positions for the 2017-2018 school year.
Another Set of U.S. Colleges Hit by Lower State Budgets For 120 employees of City Colleges of Chicago, this may be their last semester as the institution copes with a shrinking state budget by slashing jobs.
The Solar Industry Finds Itself at a Crossroads The U.S. solar industry is caught in the midst of a civil war of sorts, as one company demands tariffs on imported goods to protect solar manufacturing, while others believe that this will kill thousands of jobs.
What Worked Against Outsourcing Won’t Against Automation While the U.S. has long been under threat of outsourcing due to the lower-wages abroad and an increasingly globalized environment, industries that have looked to counter the negative effects of outsourcing are now at risk from automation.
Conduent Inc, a spin-off of tech giant Xerox, is closing two business locations in Rochester and Webster, New York, and laying off 187 employees.
The world’s biggest cigarette manufacturer, Altria Group Inc, is closing its cigar plant in Limerick, Pennsylvania. In the process it is laying off 78 workers.
Rocket engine developer XCOR Aerospace is laying off all of its employees after it lost funding from the United Launch Alliance to produce its planned spacecraft.
Popular music streaming company SoundCloud Limited is laying off 40% of its employees as it struggles to keep up with competition.
Pulitzer-winning reporter Rick Wartzman says in his latest interview that blue-collar jobs lost to automation and globalization are not coming back to America.
The New Challenger Report Shows Retail Jobs Are Still Vulnerable U.S. companies announced a total of 31,105 job cuts in June, an improvement compared to May. Retail, however, remains an area of concern as employment continues to plummet.