COMING IN THIS WEEK’S BUSINESS PRESS
FLYING ON EMPTY: Airlines are cutting flights and reducing capacity as fuel costs continue to increase and they struggle to stay afloat in the economic downturn. The cuts pose a major threat to Las Vegas and its chances of a rapid economic recovery.
FRIENDLY FIRE: It makes good business sense for companies to try to soften the blow for employees when it comes time to lay off or fire someone.
THIS WEEK’S LIST: Southern Nevada’s radio and television stations.
THIS WEEK’S BUSINESS PRESS POLL QUESTION
Log on to the Las Vegas Business Press Web site and let us hear your opinion on this week’s question.
With the price of gasoline skyrocketing and expected to rise even higher, many businesses are starting to consider major changes in how they conduct business. Things like instituting four-day work weeks, letting more workers telecommute and increasing the use of videoconferencing, could become more widespread not just among big companies but also among small- and midsize businesses if fuel costs continue to increase, many experts predict.
“Is your company considering adopting some of these ideas to offset their and their employees’ fuel costs?”
Answer at www.lvbusinesspress.com/poll/