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JPMorgan to cut 4,000 jobs this year

February 26, 2013 |

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Tuesday it would cut about 4,000 jobs as it pares expenses by $ 1 billion this year. 


L.A. Times – Business

Coordinated healthcare could save California $110 billion, group says

February 26, 2013 |

California could cut $ 110 billion in healthcare spending over the next decade, saving the average household $ 800 a year, by quickly moving away from conventional fee-for-service medicine and embracing more coordinated care, a new report says.


L.A. Times – Business

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer causes uproar with telecommuting ban

February 26, 2013 |

Mayer stirs up controversy with her move to take away the flexible working arrangements that many Yahoo employees depended on.

SAN FRANCISCO — Corporate America’s most famous working mother has banned her employees from working at home. Now the backlash is threatening to overshadow the progress she has made turning around Yahoo Inc.


L.A. Times – Business

Bill would bar some athletes from California workers’ comp claims

February 26, 2013 |

Proposed legislation would ban retired athletes from seeking California workers’ comp benefits after they’ve played relatively few games in the state.

SACRAMENTO — Players for professional sports teams based outside of California would be barred from filing compensation claims for job-related injuries under proposed legislation supported by owners of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer franchises.


L.A. Times – Business

Stocks plunge as Italy appears headed for gridlock

February 25, 2013 |

Stocks dropped sharply Monday as investors worriedthat Italy could be seized with political paralysis, stymieing the country’s economic reforms and causing another flare-up in the region’s debt crisis.


L.A. Times – Business

GM will roll out 4G LTE-embedded cars, trucks, SUVs in 2014

February 25, 2013 |

General Motors said Monday it will roll out cars and trucks in the U.S. and Canada with embedded 4G LTE mobile broadband in 2014.


L.A. Times – Business

Most economists see ‘sequestration’ budget cuts as unavoidable

February 25, 2013 |

WASHINGTON — With just a few days to go before new government spending cuts are set to take effect, what are the chances that another eleventh-hour action will avert the latest impending hit to the economy?


L.A. Times – Business

Airlines get early jump on fare hikes in 2013

February 25, 2013 |

All major carriers have matched Delta’s hike of $ 4 to $ 10 on flights booked within seven days of travel. U.S. fares are expected to rise 4.6% this year.

When a trade group for corporate travel managers recently predicted airfares would rise in 2013, the group probably didn’t expect the hikes to be launched so quickly.


L.A. Times – Business

Herbalife is global giant with business model in question

February 25, 2013 |

The seller of weight-loss, nutrition, hair- and skin-care products has 6,200 employees and 3.2 million independent distributors.

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L.A. Times – Business

Month-to-month motel tenants have same rights as other renters

February 25, 2013 |

Question: I am a victim of the hard times. I had to move out of my apartment six months ago, and I have been living in a motel since then. I have been paying a monthly rent to the motel owner. About three weeks ago, the owner asked me to move to a different room, which I did. Then, last week the owner came to my new room and told me I had to be out of the room within 24 hours or he would call the police to arrest me. Can he do that?
L.A. Times – Business