Olga Tchoumak

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 2,328

Lost Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa has ordered 1,000 municipal job cuts… Hartford, CT based insurance company Aetna Inc. has laid off 625 employees 200 Wayne County employees are in danger of losing their jobs if the county’s temporary layoff plan isn’t implemented… Republic Airways Holdings Inc. will be transitioning to jet service, resulting in 175 employee layoffs this coming April… California’s Alvord School District is considering 128 staff layoffs Wisconsin’s Bay Shipbuilding Co. is planning 116 job cuts due to begin in early April…General Motors will leave 64 Jacksonville warehouse workers jobless this March… Beverly Hills Unified School District is recommended to lay off 20 teachers to meat budget cuts.

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 1,488

In Kansas City, DST Systems Inc. is expected to lay off 700 employees, 7 percent of the company workforce… Gov. Gibbons of Nevada is proposing a budget plan that will include 300 layoffs… In the metro Atlanta area, CompuCredit Corp. has terminated 200 positions… Miami’s AeroThrust Corp. has announced 129 layoffs, effective April 1… Michigan’s Steelcase furniture maker has laid off 65 workers, claiming that another 85 cuts are possible… The Mamaroneck School District is considering to lay off 54 employees by next year…Omaha-based Infogroup has laid off 40 employees this week… Hazleton, PA. is warned to expect an undeclared number of municipal layoffs this coming May…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s total: 17,011

Verizon will cut 13,000 landline jobs because everyone now uses cellphones…Oracle will lay off less than 2,000 after its merger with SunThe Home Depot Inc. plans to lay off 1,000 employees as well as close three pilot projects… Sitel, a Memphis, TN call-center, is cutting 426 positions, 264 of which were temporary…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 4,145

Xerox is planning 2,500 worldwide job cuts this year… Beginning Feb.5, 700 workers in Wayne County, MI will be given furlough every Friday… Another 585 layoffs lie in the future of the Lloyds Banking Group Nuclear Fuel Services in Erwin, TN will be temporarily laying off 150 employees… In preparation for budget cuts, the Portland School District considers serving approximately 100 teachers with layoff notices…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 8,789

European car maker Peugeot Citroen has cut 5,700 French jobs… Finnish ship engine maker Wartsila Corp. plans to lay off 1,400 employees world-wide… 800 teachers of the Vancouver School Board are receiving warning letters which prepare them for the possibility of layoffs… Florida’s Broward School District will eliminate 475 jobs unless a budget cut is made… Maryland Gov. O’Malley’s proposed budget includes the elimination 0f 202 positions, 158 of which are vacant… The proposed Kansas City budget for 2010-11 includes 187 job cuts, 107 of which are vacant positions… The Charlotte Observer is laying off 25 staff in response to declining revenue…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 500

Sykes Enterprises, Inc., a Milton-Freewater, OR based call center, is laying off 300 employees due to “the cyclical nature of contracts”… Universal Music Group has laid off 50 employees across its labels and divisions… 45 positions will be eliminated at the Fort Worth, TX Star Telegram40 attorneys and staff are being let go from the nationwide offices of Seyfarth Shaw… North Carolina plant Pepsi Bottling Ventures is cutting 35 jobs, about 20 percent of its workforce…

Screwed: 240 at Avon

by Olga Tchoumak on January 13, 2010 in News,Work

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 351

240 jobs will face elimination next month at Avon‘s distribution center in Glenview, Ill. … Dearborn Public Schools sent layoff notices to 30 teachers and assistant principals this past Monday. … Warner Bros. Interactive has laid off 25 employees from three of its Seattle-based studios. … In another round of layoffs, the Sacramento Bee will be laying off 25 staff by the end of January. … 19 jobs are being cut in Northern Berkshire Healthcare in Massachusetts. … In Reno, 12 non-union municipal workers have received layoff notices in an effort to level the budget shortage. … AOL plans to close some European offices while cutting an unknown number of U.S. jobs

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 849

Louisiana’s Accent Marketing is handing out 340 layoff notices after the loss of its major client, Boost Mobile… Anheuser-Busch considers 263 employee layoffs as Belgian beer sales fall… An additional 116 employees have been cut from Pfizer‘s Pearl River facility workforce in Rockland County… Beginning in April, Queens-based restaurant supplier Cecilware Corp. will be letting go of 80 workers… Power transmission cable production company Alcan Cable is eliminating 33 positions from its Wilbur, Ore. location… 17 members of the United Steelworkers union have been laid off from Cascade Steel Rolling Mills on the west coast…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 593

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. is cutting approximately 230 corporate and administrative jobs throughout its corporation… AT&T has announced plans to lay off 160 Connecticut employees by mid-February… Indiana steel plant Alcoa Warrick Operations plans to reduce its workforce by 145 employees… Heating and cooling systems supplier Westcode Inc. has cut 45 employeesOpus Northwest is eliminating 13 positions at its Portland and Seattle offices… Gov. Schwarzenegger may extend California‘s worker furloughs for another year…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: over 143

The Good News: More employers are said to be planning to hire in 2010.

The Bad News: US Fidelis in Missouri is laying off “hundreds” of workers