Sunday, February 3, 2013
Taking a look back at the week's top Naperville headlines.
Top Stories Bail Set at $1 Million for Naperville Man Charged with Child Porn 50-year-old Mitchell James Brady has been charged with six counts of child pornography, according to the Naperville Police Department. VIDEO: State of the City: Naperville Continues to Break New Ground Growth, community and volunteerism were highlighted during Mayor A. George Pradel's 18th State of the City address on Monday at the Chicago Naperville Marriott. Naperville-Based Tellabs to Lay Off 300; Stock Sinks Tellabs shares fell to an almost 20-year low Friday, prompting the company to announce plans to cut jobs this year, Businessweek reports. Stiletto Spar: Shoe Becomes Weapon in Rizzo's Fight, Two Arrested Police said a stiletto style shoe injured one …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Tellabs shares fell to an almost 20-year low Friday, prompting the company to announce plans to cut jobs this year, Businessweek reports.
Naperville-based Tellabs announced plans to cut about 300 jobs this year, Businessweek reports. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. The lay off amounts for about 12 pecent of its 2,600 staff. Tellabs shares fell 6.9 percent Friday to an almost 20-year low, Businessweek reports. Tellabs posted a loss of $23.3 million in the last three months of 2012, down 23 percent a year earlier. The company also announced it will be discontinuing its 9200 router line, according to Businessweek. Read more on Businessweek
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
At the end of the school year Naperville School District 203 will be laying off 29 non-tenured teachers along with hundreds of other staff members.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Monday, January 17, 2011
The layoffs are part of an effort to make the Naper Settlement more sustainable while increasing revenues.
Three Naper Settlement employees were laid off Jan. 7 as part of the outdoor history museum’s efforts to consolidate operations. “Naper Settlement recently had a reduction in force of three positions,” said Donna DeFalco, marketing and sales coordinator for the settlement. “Because of our reorganization, those positions no longer exist. The reorganization occurred to make Naper Settlement more sustainable and to increase revenue generation. “We will continue to offer the same excellent services to our visitors, but we have streamlined and consolidated our operations to make us more effective in the future,” DeFalco said. The layoffs, she said, have nothing to do with the city’s $2.7 million budget gap for next year. “We’ve been talking …
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Representatives from the city and local police union issued statements Monday evening in response to police department layoffs.
Six Naperville police officers were laid off Monday, and union representatives say "it is the wrong action at precisely the wrong time." "The city is compromising the safety of the community at a time when crime is dramatically high," read a joint statement sent Monday night from Tamara Cummings, attorney of the Naperville's Fraternal Order of Police Local 42, and the union's president, Vince Clark. The layoffs include six of the department's newest officers. In addition, a seventh vacant position will not be filled. All six officers were from the patrol division, Clark said, and their absence will affect late-night staffing. The union now represents about 130 officers. The cuts came less than one week after the city announced that a …