Target's war on suppliers could be averted through more creative IT In the U.S., Wall Street more often than not cheers companies that announce layoffs. This pressure has been placed on suppliers because Target dropped the ball and made improper purchasing and/or pricing decisions. Target purchased a specific amount of ... 06/12/2016 - 5:00 pm | View Link
Weatherford Raises Layoffs Target to 11,000 Weatherford is just one of the oil and gas industry firms to announce layoffs in response to the global oil price downturn. FMC Technologies announced Wednesday it would lay off additional workers due to the challenging North America land market. 07/23/2015 - 6:28 am | View Link
Target, Walmart Join the Flurry of Layoffs This week, several more retailers followed suit announcing a flurry of layoffs, including Target, Sprint, Walmart Sam's Club and more. Typically speaking, because it follows the hectic holiday season, January is a busy month for retailers to announce store ... 01/28/2014 - 2:55 am | View Link
How’s Target’s Credit Card Portfolio Faring After Sale? None of the 12 stores are located in Minnesota. As challenges mount for Target, there has been some speculation that the company could announce more layoffs soon. A Target representative could not be reached Thursday morning for comment on speculation ... 01/16/2014 - 10:32 am | View Link
Fab to Lay Off 50, Unlikely to Hit Revenue Target E-commerce start-up Fab is planning to announce its third round of layoffs this year and is unlikely to hit its aggressive revenue target for 2013, said people familiar with the matter. 11/13/2013 - 4:39 am | View Link
Layoffs Friday, 21 Apr 2017 | 10:18 PM ET. Tensions are rising around Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, after operator Freeport laid off thousands of workers ... 04/25/2017 - 4:39 pm | View Website
Testimony is to continue in the fraud case against former U. S. Rep. Corrine Brown after prosecutors told jurors she financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties on donations to a charity ostensibly set up to help poor children with scholarships.
Federal prosecutors said Brown and her associates used a charity called One Door for Education to bring in more than $800,000 between 2012 and 2016, much of which they used for lavish trips, tickets to a Beyoncé concert, shopping excursions in Beverly Hills and other personal expenses.
Prosecutors focused on Brown's hands-on connection to One Door's fundraising with its first witness, addressing the defense's assertion that she was duped.
John Picerne, a local real estate developer who donated $10,000 to One Door, said Brown talked to him directly about the donation in a phone call.
The Republican-controlled Texas House approved early Thursday a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" in the country's second-largest state, seeking to empower law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so.
Other Republican-led states have pushed for similar polices, but Texas would be the first in which police chiefs and other officials could face criminal charges and be removed from office for not helping enforce immigration law.
The term "sanctuary cities" has no legal definition, but Republicans want local police to help federal authorities as part of a larger effort to crack down on criminal suspects in the U.