February 2012 Posts

Feb
20
2012

Sears: Now Come the (Penalty-Free) Headquarters Layoffs

As I foreshadowed on January 5, despite a huge subsidy package enacted by the state of Illinois in December, Sears Holdings Corp. has already announced layoffs at its headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates. Last week, the retailer announced that 100 HQ staff will be laid off.

Feb
20
2012

Sears: Now Come the (Penalty-Free) Headquarters Layoffs

As I foreshadowed on January 5, despite a huge subsidy package enacted by the state of Illinois in December, Sears Holdings Corp. has already announced layoffs at its headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates. Last week, the retailer announced that 100 HQ staff will be laid off.

Feb
17
2012

What’s NOT the Matter with Kansas and Arkansas?

Kansas and Arkansas are not big on subsidy transparency, but they are now represented for the first time in Good Jobs First’s Subsidy Tracker database.

Feb
1
2012

NYC Unleashes Decades of Subsidy Data

After years of nudging by Good Jobs New York and others, subsidy transparency in

Feb
1
2012

NYC Unleashes Decades of Subsidy Data

After years of nudging by Good Jobs New York and others, subsidy transparency in the Big Apple took a giant leap forward yesterday.