layoffs

County workers agree to 12 days no pay

Placer County’s largest labor union has agreed to a plan that erases the threat of layoffs next year in return for taking 12 days off without pay. Members of the Placer Public E ...

Support that runs pink

A little pink paper is causing some big worries for local teachers. Throughout the state, more than 20,000 teachers are scheduled to receive preliminary notices that they may los ...

Placer cutting $millions but more savings sought

With Placer County supervisors’ approval of several cost-cutting measures to help stave off a projected $18.6 million deficit, the panel’s chairman said challenges still lie ah ...

Despite closures AAA in Auburn still open

For some seeking maps, guidebooks, insurance services and other auto-related materials, finding a AAA of Northern California office just got a little tougher — but not in Auburn. ...

Union sounds alarm about possibility of county layoffs

Saying members have been put on notice that layoffs are in the offing for Community Development Resource Agency staff, Placer County’s employee union wants more consideration of ...

Community 1st Bank gleans resources for loans

Auditing the notebook while congratulating the president for singlehandedly righting the economy. If he could just appoint about a dozen more folks to his cabinet, their back taxes ...

Looking behind the scenes: Local buck worn to a frazzle

Promising to deposit something into the notebook while wondering if we’ll be allowed to use IOUs to pay our state income tax ... Make no mistake, the ongoing budget dilemma has ...

Coherent laying off 144 at Auburn facility

Coherent Inc. is cutting 144 employees from its already whittled-down presence at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park, according to the Sacramento Business Journal. The laser and ...

State budget cuts may hit Auburn residents

While state legislators debate budget cuts and raising taxes to solve a $15.2 billion budget deficit, some Auburn area residents may be wondering if they will get their full pay or ...

Placer County layoff notices go out to building department employees

Placer County is laying off eight building department employees because of declining housing construction and decreased workloads for inspectors. “We understand that this is ver ...