The state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
The Wayne County Prosecutor says her office is no longer able to handle its caseload — after recent layoffs of dozens of prosecutors.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.
The prosecutor’s office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.
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.
The company is notifying production workers about the layoffs two months in advance and complies with federal law.
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.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city’s financial crisis.
Detroit is making plans to lay-off 400 to 500 city employees in the new year.
The Dow Chemical Co. will eliminate about 2,400 jobs and close roughly 20 manufacturing plants as part of a restructuring aimed at coping with slowing economic growth in Europe and elsewhere. Dow Tuesday reported sharply lower sales and profits for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, blaming slowdowns in Europe and China.