Posts tagged “Employment”

March 12, 2008

Premium Lock Try E-Verify, Avoid the Fine for Hiring Illegal Aliens

Ward and Smith TechLaw: On March 27, 2008, the fines for hiring an illegal immigrant increase. Fines, combined with an increasing number of criminal prosecutions for violation of the immigration laws, make the availability and use of the federal government's E-Verify system an increasingly important program for employers.

Updated March 11, 2008

Premium Lock Job Market in Durham Among Nation’s Strongest, Survey Shows

Jobs More Raleigh, Fayetteville employers looking to trim payrolls, Manpower reports. However, Greenville, Rocky Mount job markets look positive.

Updated March 11, 2008

Premium Lock Putting Carl Icahn’s Motricity Comments in Context

When viewed in the full context of the video of interview with Primack at a buyouts conference, Icahn doesn’t come off nearly as critical of the deal as the blog posts – and the headline on The Skinny about “remorse” - appeared to make him.

Updated March 10, 2008

Premium Lock Red Storm Is on the Prowl for New Gaming Talent

  Morrisville-based game developer wants to beef up staff. And product development executive Elizabeth Loverso praises Triangle as a place to grow staff. She also sees gaming industry in region continuing to grow.

Updated March 8, 2008

Premium Lock ‘Outraged’ Canadian Union Chief Criticizes Nortel CEO; Company’s Stock Hits All-Time Low

Nortel With layoffs looming, union official questions 22 percent raise given to Mike Zafirovski. Other execs also received big raises, including former RTP top leader Joel Hackney.

Updated March 5, 2008

Premium Lock Motricity’s Layoffs Will Gut Durham Operation; Headquarters Moving West

Motricity sign at American Tobacco complex Often hailed as a Triangle high-tech success story, Motricity will cut virtually all its workers in Bull City. A small operation will remain in Durham after restructuring is completed.

Updated March 4, 2008

Premium Lock Motricity to Slash Jobs, Move From N.C.

Motricity sign at American Tobacco complex Motricity, a fast-growing global provider of mobile content applications for telecommunications providers, announced Tuesday that it would lay off much of its Durham work force and move its headquarters to Washington state.

Updated March 3, 2008

Premium Lock Scott Neuville Takes Over as CEO at Chesson Labs

Chesson Labs Former CEO at Qualyst replaces David Terry, the CEO and a co-founder, who left startup in December.

Updated February 28, 2008

Premium Lock GlaxoSmithKline to Pare Zebulon Plant Work Force

GSK Some 70 people will get 60-day notices of job elimination on Friday, company says. More cuts may come as GSK continues restructuring.

Tags: Layoffs, GSK
Updated February 28, 2008

Premium Lock Nortel to Lay Off 2,100, Move another 1,000 Jobs

 Big quarterly $844M loss triggers sell-off of telecom gear company’s stock. Shares fall 14 percent to 52-week low. Company won’t disclose impact on RTP work force.

Updated February 25, 2008

Premium Lock With More Investors in the Tent, Motricity Undergoes Painful Changes

Motricity Chairman/CEO Ryan Wuerch While Ryan Wuerch, the chairman and chief executive officer as well as founder of the company that became Motricity, remains in charge, few people know how assertive new investors such as Carl Ichan are being behind closed doors at board meetings.

Updated February 22, 2008

Premium Lock Sources: Motricity to Slash Workforce

Motricity Chairman/CEO Ryan Wuerch Durham-based high-tech firm to lay off significant portion of staff. Headquarters could be moved as well, sources say.

February 19, 2008

Premium Lock Software as Service Provider SilkRoad Sews Up $10M in Financing

Andrew Filipowski Azure Capital leads latest round in Winston-Salem startup. SilkRoad plans to expand sales, marketing and product development.

February 18, 2008

Premium Lock RTI Hires Team of Researchers for Women’s Health Effort

RTI San Francisco based group was part of University of California at San Francisco

Updated February 15, 2008

Premium Lock Sun is Setting on More Workers; Software Giant Trims Jobs in N.C., Georgia

Sun Workforce in Cary, Charlotte, Alpharetta and Norcross have been reduced. And more layoffs could be coming.

Tags: Layoffs
Updated February 15, 2008

Premium Lock GSK Gives Up Incentives Linked to Zebulon Plant Expansion

GSK Drug giant was to receive nearly $1.4 million in grants for job creation at pharmaceutical production facility. GSK says it can’t guarantee that 200 newly created jobs will continue over several years.

February 13, 2008

Premium Lock As Microsoft Gears Up for Yahoo! Fight, Bill Gates Quits Facebook

VC VentureBeat: Microsoft gearing up for proxy battle, wiretapping, click-through study and more.

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