In this April 8, 2014 photo provided by the Los Angeles Register, some of the newspaper's staff pose for a photo with the Los Angeles skyline in the background. Editor Ron Sylvester is at center right in the dark suit. Former greeting card executive Aaron Kushner is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in southern California, largely driven by paper and ink. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Register, Leonard Ortiz)

Downsizing and voluntary buyouts at the Orange County Register

Dozens of veteran journalists have applied for voluntary buyouts at the Orange County Register, and those who haven’t are bracing for layoffs. According to the LA Times, Register owner Aaron Kushner told employees that the […]


US job openings rose in May, good sign for hiring

(AP) – U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than April, a hopeful sign after three months of weak hiring. The Labor Department says job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 million, up from […]


Best Buy to cut 2,400 jobs in turnaround effort

(AP) – Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. is laying off 600 staffers in its Geek Squad technical support division and 1,800 other store workers as it seeks to restructure operations and improve results. The cuts […]



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