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Meg Whitman, CEO of HP and one-time California gubernatorial candidate, said the restructuring is a part of the company’s attempted turnaround. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HP To Cut 11,000 To 16,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a multi-year restructuring plan in May 2012 and offered an outlook that was below expectations. Shares fell.

05/22/2014

The average American employee who receives vacation or paid time off only used about half (51 percent) of this eligible time off in the past 12 months, and many can’t stop working even while they are away on vacation, according to a new survey released by Glassdoor.  (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Survey: American Workers Only Take Half Of Their Vacation Time

The average American employee who receives vacation or paid time off only used about half (51 percent) of this eligible time off in the past 12 months, and many can’t stop working even while they are away on vacation, according to a new survey released by Glassdoor.

04/04/2014

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Union: Fewer Teachers Facing Layoffs

Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state’s largest teachers union.

03/15/2014

Campbell Soup's Sacramento plant is closing and 700 jobs will be eliminated, the company announced on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Machinery From Former Campbell’s Soup Plant Going Up For Auction

An auction for the remaining assets at the old Campbell’s Soup plant in South Sacramento begins Tuesday and runs through Thursday.

02/25/2014

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First Round Of Layoffs Approach As Campbell’s Soup Plant Readies To Close

It’s not the way anyone wants to start the New Year; but in just a few weeks, nearly 300 Campbell’s Soup employees will spend their last day on the job as the plant readies to close after more than 60 years in Sacramento.

01/10/2013

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Bank Of America Will Cut 30,000 Jobs

Bank of America will cut about 30,000 jobs over the next few years in a bid to save $5 billion per year. The cost-cutting drive is part of a broader effort to reshape and shrink the nation’s largest bank as it copes with fallout from the housing bust.

09/12/2011

Solyndra Headquarters in Fremont (Solyndra Inc.)

Fremont Solar Company Goes Bankrupt; 1,100 Workers Laid Off

A leading Bay Area manufacturer of solar power systems has abruptly shut down operations and laid off its staff while it sought to file for bankruptcy protection.

08/31/2011

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Local Principal Sells Shoe Collection To Save Jobs

Worried about possible layoffs, school principal Michele Miller spotted a potential solution in her own home.

03/24/2011

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Yahoo Lays Off 600

Yahoo is reducing its work force by 4 percent and as it hands out 600 layoff notices for the holidays.

12/14/2010