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Restaurants say they will cut hours, staff due to hike in Alberta minimum wage

EDMONTON – Restaurant owners and operators in Alberta say they will have to cut hours or lay people off to cope with a higher minimum wage. 284 more words


Cisco Systems to lay off about 14,000 employees: CRN

Cisco Systems Inc is laying off about 14,000 employees, representing nearly 20 percent of the network equipment maker’s global workforce, technology news site CRN reported, citing sources close to the company. 279 more words


To strike or not to strike

As commuters in the south of England are paralysed by a 5-day strike of train drivers, this article in Downstream Today discusses the different approaches to strike action between Europe (well Norway) and the US. 234 more words


It is a sad sad world when the actors of Sesame Street are laid off

Even the fictional world of Sesame Street is untouched by the ruthless hands of Corporate America! According to The New Yorker, some of the origional actors of Sesame Street have been cut from the show. 124 more words

'Sesame Street' Lets Go of Long-Time Cast Members

This piece originally appeared on EntertainmentWeekly.com.

Longtime Sesame Street actor Bob McGrath revealed that he and two of the other show’s cast members were let go when HBO acquired the children’s series. 282 more words


Murray Energy Warns of Huge Layoffs

From the Wall Street Journal


Biggest private coal producer in U.S. could cut as many as 4,400 jobs because of industry slump… 540 more words


Layoffs cost Rock Island County more than 200 years of experience

Rock Island County has already lost more than 200 years of experience due to layoffs this year, and employees say the cuts could come at a steep cost. 392 more words