Aastrom To Refocus Research On Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Cut StaffAastrom 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.
State Says Layoffs Possible Due To New Federal CutsThe state of Michigan is preparing for millions of dollars in cuts expected because of the automatic reduction in the federal budget.
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.
Case Dismissed: Detroit Prosecutors Overwhelmed By Caseload, LayoffsWayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she believes there is money to help fund her department, but the county refuses to do so.
Prosecutor's Office Hit With Major LayoffsThe prosecutor's office is losing 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend staff.
Compuware To Lay Off 160 Employees, Close Or Downsize 16 OfficesCompuware 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.
Daimler Trucks North America Warns Of Massive LayoffsThe company is notifying production workers about the layoffs two months in advance and complies with federal law.
Hemlock Semiconductor To Lay Off 400Hemlock 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 Moving Forward With Layoffs, RestructuringDetroit Mayor Dave Bing gave a progress reports as he moves forward with his plan to help ease the city's financial crisis.
Layoff Of Almost 500 City Employees Expected In New YearDetroit is making plans to lay-off 400 to 500 city employees in the new year.
Dow To Shut 20 Factories, Slash 5 Percent Of Global Workforce, As Profits, Sales FallThe 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.
State Mental Health Workers Face LayoffsSeveral state workers who say they provide employment services to 1.5 million disabled Michiganders are fighting back against a plan to lay them off by the end of the month.
Detroit To Cut 1,600 Water Department JobsMajor changes coming to Detroit's water department will reduce staff by 80 percent.
Federal Grant Helps Detroit Keep Firefighter JobsA federal grant will allow Detroit to keep more than 100 firefighters scheduled to be laid off.
Bing: Detroit To Lay Off 164 FirefightersDetroit Mayor Dave Bing says he's laying off 164 city firefighters, but that he expects the city will get a federal grant to fund and restore 108 of those positions