Chicago Public Schools Sends Out Layoff NotificationsChicago Public Schools officials have started notifying hundreds of teachers and support staffers that they will be laid off at the end of the school year but that most of them will eventually be re-hired.
Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar JobsThe layoffs are coming across a broad swath of the company including engineering, product development, marketing, information technology, logistics, finance and other areas. But the company also said it is hiring in some critical areas including those developing software and dealing with self-driving and electric vehicles.
General Motors Begins White-Collar Layoffs This WeekThe company says 2,200 white-collar employees took buyouts, while another 1,500 contract workers were let go.
GM: It Has 2,700 Jobs For Workers Slated To Be Laid OffBlue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S. plants slated for closure next year, but most will be able to find employment at eight other GM factories where jobs are being added. Some would have to relocate.
Ford, Volkswagen In Talks To Build VWs At U.S. Ford PlantsThe announcement comes a week after rival General Motors announced plans to close as many as five plants in the U.S. and Canada and lay off up to 14,000 white- and blue-collar workers.
Treasure Island Employees Say They're Owed Money, Benefits"I need to feed my kids...we're in a critical situation in my home so we need our rights. We need 60 days pay."
Police And Firefighter Layoffs In HarveyThe layoffs this week of 18 firefighters and 13 police officers came after a court ordered pension payment Harvey can't afford to make.
More Cook County Layoffs AnnouncedIt's the latest fallout from the repeal of the politically unpopular sweetened beverage tax.
Cook County Court Layoffs Blocked, For NowA judge in Lake County has issued a temporary restraining order to block the planned layoff of 161 Cook County court system workers.
Chief Judge Files Lawsuit To Stop Court LayoffsChief Judge Evans is suing Toni Preckwinkle to keep her from laying off at least 156 court employees.
More Than 300 Cook County Workers Laid OffIt's the cost of repealing an unpopular sweetened beverage tax, CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Preckwinkle: Nothing Pleasant About Hundreds Of Layoffs15 of the 17 Cook County Board members have signed on as co-sponsors to budget amendments that Board President Toni Preckwinkle says will close the shortfall caused by the repeal of the county's unpopular sweetened beverage tax.
President's Call For Layoffs Leads To Feud Between Preckwinkle And DartCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart are at odds with each other over the President's proposals for layoffs and budget cuts.
Sheriff Dart: Preckwinkle's Layoff Plan "Beyond Reckless"“This is just not a way to run any government,” Dart said. “Eviscerating this office is not a way thoughtful people proceed.”
Opponents Of The Beverage Tax Say Threat Of Layoffs Is Just PoliticsThe food and beverage industry says the Cook County Board President’s threat of massive layoffs should the Sweetened Beverage Tax be tossed out by a judge is just politics.