WASHINGTON-- The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SOLID JOB GAINS: The decline in layoffs should help boost job gains at a time when hiring has accelerated.» Read More
NEW YORK, July 2- Textbook publisher Cengage Learning Inc on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection as part of a prearranged restructuring it said would help it eliminate more than $4 billion of debt.
*Beijing needs to balance restructuring against job losses. BEIJING, June 26- China is set to release new plans soon to slim down bloated industries from steel to shipbuilding, but applying measures on the ground will be tough after years of lax oversight during a stimulus-fueled rush to expand in Asia's biggest economy.
NEW YORK, June 24- In a sign that the financial challenges buffeting the law industry continue unabated, two major U.S. firms are facing significant staff reductions. Meanwhile, Patton Boggs, a Washington, D.C.- based firm known best for its lobbying practice, confirmed that 17 of its partners announced last week they would be departing.
NEW YORK, June 24- Weil Gotshal& Manges, one of the world's most prominent law firms, said on Monday it would lay off 60 associate lawyers and 110 support staff, a sign that the financial challenges buffeting the law industry continue unabated.
*Cuts will largely affect staff in Toronto. TORONTO, June 24- Barrick Gold Corp will lay off about 30 percent of corporate staff at its headquarters in Toronto and in other offices in a downsizing plan triggered by problems at major mines and a drop in the price of gold.
*Tenet Health to buy Vanguard Health for $4.3 bln. *Barrick Gold to lay off workers.
*Barrick Gold to lay off workers. *Keynote Systems to be acquired for $20 per share.
DETROIT, June 14- Detroit's creditors will begin to learn on Friday morning what they can recover without driving the financially troubled city into bankruptcy when the city's emergency manager unveils his restructuring plan.
John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, shares his latest read on employment and who's hiring and who's firing, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
The gaming site plans to layoff 18 percent of its workforce and shut several offices. Dan Primack, Fortune senior editor, and Arik Hesseldahl, senior editor, All Things Digital, discuss what Zynga needs to do to make more money.
Mining group Rio Tinto plans to almost halve the size of its London head office, cutting more than 200 jobs as it tries to slash more than $5 billion in costs by the end of next year.
John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, breaks down the latest results on job cuts last month.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Planned layoffs rose for the second month in a row in February as the financial sector cut the most employees in over a year, a report showed on Thursday.
Officials from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund return to Athens on Sunday to assess Greece's performance under a bailout plan.
Boeing will cut hundreds of jobs at a South Carolina plant that makes 787 Dreamliners, but the move has nothing to do with the recent grounding of the troubled jetliner.
The White House issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, breaking down the loss of jobs and services to each of the states.
Barclays is nearing the completion of a raft of job cuts at its investment bank as part of its new chief executive's plan to streamline operations and cut costs, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
Jeffrey Bewkes, Chairman & CEO of Time Warner, breaks down the company's fourth quarter numbers, weighs in on news of possible layoffs and the sale of its Time Warner Center in New York City.
Knight Capital Group, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding Co, will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce as part of efforts to restructure the automated trading firm, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday.