UM Med School Planning 800 LayoffsThe University of Miami medical school says it has already started laying off employees. And while the school did tell the state that 800 positions would be affected, the dean of the school says he hopes that fewer than 800 people will be laid off.
Broward School Overcrowding Leads To Fines And ChangesAll Broward high schools will implement a uniform seven period class schedule next school year, eliminating the block schedules used in 12 high schools.
JMH Layoffs Sparking More Questions Than AnswersMore than 920 Jackson Memorial Hospital employees could be out of a job by the end of the month. The hospital gave out pink slips last week and some employees argue the affects are already apparent. The hospital now faces a fight from unions and questions over patient care.
Economy Likely To Trudge Along In Second QuarterThe economic recovery may be years away from ending, but there have been some steady gains in South Florida and across the country that is giving some economists hope heading into the second quarter starting Sunday.
T-Mobile To Close Broward Call Center, Almost 500 Jobs LostT-Mobile, the nation's 4th largest wireless provider which has been struggling following a failed merger attempt with much larger AT&T, said it will close a number of call centers around the nation including one on Ft. Lauderdale. Nearly 500 jobs would be affected.
Nurses Jumping Ship From JacksonMiami-Dade County Commissioners will meet Thursday in a special meeting to discuss impending layoffs at Jackson Health System. Regardless of their decision, CBS4 has learned even experienced nurses who are not on the chopping block are jumping ship for private hospitals.
Florida Sets Records For Jobless Claims In 2010The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.
Report: Jackson Cmte. Approves Massive LayoffsOne of Jackson Health Systems governing board committees has approved the plan from chief executive officer to cut more than 1,100 jobs from the hospital system, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Layoffs Not Sitting Well With Jackson Nurses Twenty-four hours after news first broke that Jackson Health System was laying off 920 people, many of those impacted by the firings are not going to go quietly.
Jackson Announces Large-Scale LayoffsJackson Health System chief executive officer Carlos Migoya announced Tuesday that more than 900 people will be laid off and nearly 200 positions will be eliminated in a cost cutting move for the troubled hospital system.
Report: Jackson Set For "Significant Layoffs"Jackson Memorial Health System officials are planning on addressing the media after a report from CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald which said Jackson is planning “significant layoffs.”
M-D Commission Votes To Avoid Police LayoffsIt’s back to square one for Miami-Dade County Commissioners and the Mayor who are trying to solve the County’s budget battle.
Political Showdown Looms In Miami-Dade's Healthcare Impasse Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Tuesday to finally solve a political showdown between Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Commission over controversial concessions on county unions including the police union.
Study: Few Miami-Dade Teachers Dismissed For Poor PerformanceThe nation's fourth largest school district dismisses the fewest teachers for poor performance, according to a group that analyzes teacher quality.
PBA Files Lawsuit Against County Over Handling Of LayoffsThe Dade County PBA, a union that represents police officers, has filed a lawsuit in response to layoffs ordered by the mayor.