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Layoffs Underway As DMC Preps For ‘New Normal’

Big changes could be coming to the Detroit Medical Center — including layoffs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013


Aastrom To Refocus Research On Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Cut Staff

Aastrom Biosciences Inc., a developer of patient-specific expanded multicellular therapies for the treatment of severe chronic diseases, announced a strategic change in its research and development programs to focus on the clinical development of its lead product, ixmyelocel-T, for the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

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State Says Layoffs Possible Due To New Federal Cuts

The state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2013

Kym Worthy: Warrants On Hold Due To Budget Cuts

The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Case Dismissed: Detroit Prosecutors Overwhelmed By Caseload, Layoffs

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Kym Worthy - Wayne County Prosecutor.

Prosecutor’s Office Hit With Major Layoffs

The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit

Compuware To Lay Off 160 Employees, Close Or Downsize 16 Offices

Compuware Corp. will cut about 160 employees, or 5 percent of its work force, as part of a restructuring plan announced Jan. 25 to cut $60 million in expenses over the next three years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2013

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Daimler Trucks North America Warns Of Massive Layoffs

The company is notifying production workers about the layoffs two months in advance and complies with federal law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

Hemlock Semiconductor

Hemlock Semiconductor To Lay Off 400

Hemlock Semiconductor Group announced Monday it will lay off about 400 employees in Michigan and Tennessee in the coming weeks in response to significant oversupply in the polysilicon industry and the threat of potential tariffs on its products sold into China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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Detroit Moving Forward With Layoffs, Restructuring

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city’s financial crisis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012