layoffs

Taylor Cuts 17 Firefighters Amid Budget Problems

Seventeen firefighters in Taylor are losing their jobs as a private company takes over emergency medical services for the area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

DDOT bus drivers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Bus Drivers Call On Public For Help As Layoffs Loom

Detroit bus riders are getting a little something extra with their ticket — an appeal from drivers who want support as they fight for their jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

DDOT bus drivers (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Detroit Bus Drivers Brace For Layoffs

WWJ’s Stephanie Davis reports this is part of the 1,000 layoffs that Mayor Dave Bing announced last fall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

Wayne County Exec. Robert Ficano speaks about the severance issue (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton, File)

Wayne County’s Ficano To Lay Off 90 Workers

Embattled Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano has announced the layoffs of 90 workers as part of cost-cutting efforts amid a $160 million budget deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012

Report: 100 Detroit Cops To Be Laid Off

Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee says he hopes the U.S. Justice Department lets the city use federal grants designed to hire officers to help keep them on the job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2012

Pontiac Firefighters Accept Layoffs

Pontiac firefighters have agreed to be laid off as part of a plan to allow Waterford Township to take over duties there.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/29/2011

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Hundreds Get Layoff Notices At Booth Newspapers

Approximately 550 people have received layoff notices as Michigan’s Booth Newspapers makes a transition to two new companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Mayor Bing: 1,000 Layoffs By February

Following up on his promise to take quick fiscal action, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has announced layoffs in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2011

Dave Bing (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Mayor Dave Bing Fiscal Crisis and Service Issues Address

Amid financial crisis, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing addressed the people of Detroit at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, at the Northwest Activities Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011

A Uni-Solar rooftop installation. Uni-Solar photo

ECD Lays Off 500, Furloughs 400, Amid World Solar Power Glut

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. said this week that production has been suspended at its Uni-Solar thin film solar panel plants based on a glut of supply in the industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

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