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UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester

UMass Memorial Cuts More Jobs

UMass Memorial Health Care is either eliminating or reducing hours for almost 100 positions as a way to rein in costs.

01/16/2014

(Photo courtesy: Boston Scientific - Facebook)

Boston Scientific To Cut Up To 1,500 Jobs

Boston Scientific Corp. says it plans to shed as many as 1,500 jobs worldwide, or about 6 percent of its work force, in an effort to cut costs.

10/24/2013

(Image courtesy: AOL-Patch)

AOL’s Patch Local News Sites To Lay Off Up To 500

AOL Inc. is laying off up to half the workforce at its Patch local news sites and shuttering or consolidating roughly 150 of the 900 sites while looking for partners for others.

08/16/2013

Parker Brothers

RI-Based Hasbro To Cut 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce and consolidate facilities to reduce expenses.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/26/2013

Shaw's has eliminated its rewards card.

Shaw’s Supermarkets Cuts 700 In-Store Positions

Shaw’s Supermarkets announced on Friday that they plan to lay off about 700 in-store workers.

11/02/2012

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester

UMass Hospital System Announces Job Cuts

The UMass Memorial Health Care hospital system plans to eliminate 140 full-time positions as it seeks to find $80 million in cuts and new revenue for the fiscal year that starts in October.

09/26/2012

education2xl(cbs)

Governor Signs Bill That Focuses On Teacher Performance

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill into law that will ensure a teacher’s evaluated job performance is the main factor considered when a school faces staffing decisions. Patrick signed the bill into law just days after it passed in both chambers of the legislature.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2012

Curt Schilling. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Chafee: Schilling’s Company Layoffs Violated Loan Agreement

Gov. Lincoln Chafee says former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video gaming company is again in violation of a loan guarantee agreement with the state after it failed to notify state officials of mass layoffs.

05/25/2012

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Hewlett Packard Plan For 27K Layoffs Likely To Affect Mass. Facility

Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to jettison 27,000 workers as the growing popularity of smartphones, the iPad and other mobile devices makes it tougher for the company to sell personal computers.

05/23/2012

(File photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Business Headlines: Job Cuts @ American Airlines, UMass Memorial

Unemployment numbers for January are due Friday, but we’re getting some grim news now.

02/02/2012

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