Olga Tchoumak

Screwed: 650 in Hawaii

by Olga Tchoumak on November 13, 2009 in News,Work

screw 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 1,388

The good news: Iowa Gov. Chet Culver is close to formulating an agreement that may prevent 479 state government layoffs.

The bad: Hawaii state layoffs begin today and expect to effect 650 employees by the end of the year… Upwards of 500 San Francisco union workers face layoffs, pay cuts, and job reassignments… Cincinnati’s Metro has laid off 19 full- and part-time workers and will be letting go of another 101 employees, including unionized workers, part-time employees, and full-time administrators… Newsweek is planning approximately one dozen staff layoffsAnheuser-Busch is laying off 45 hourly workers from its Manitowoc plant… Mayor Reichert of Macon, Ga. intends to layoff 31 city employees… Australian game developer Krome Studios is laying off up to 30 employees from its Brisbane studio… Santa Clara, Calif.-based factory equipment maker Applied Materials is cutting up to 12 percent of its workforce… An undeclared number of layoffs are to take place at Sinclair Tulsa Refining Co. as it merges with Holly Corp…

Screwed: 5,000 at Lloyds

by Olga Tchoumak on November 11, 2009 in News,Work

screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 5,735

British lender Lloyds Banking Group will cut 5,000 jobs by the end of next year in its insurance, retail and administration departments… Adobe is laying off 680 employees, 9 percent of its workforce… Catevo Group, a PR firm in Raleigh, N.C., is closing its office Nov.13 resulting in 25 employee layoffs… The city of Plainfield, N.J. is cutting 25 unfilled municipal positions and expects more layoffs in the future… Rumored layoffs expected at Zac Posen and GucciRichard Petty Motor Sports has begun laying off employees.

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Screwed: 495 at NetJets

by Olga Tchoumak on November 6, 2009 in News,Work

three medium screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 696

NetJets will lay off 495 pilots nationwide…Wachovia Corp. child care center is laying off its entire staff of 130 Chevron will be cutting 25 operations and management jobs from its Alaska workforce… Up to 25 employee layoffs may be announced on Monday from the Cooley Dickinson Hospital Goodwin Procter has laid off 21 second-year business law associates

screw 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 11,809

Johnson & Johnson plans to lay off up to 8,000 employees, affecting 6 to 8 percent of its global workforce…Royal Bank of Scotland will lay off 3,700 retail banking workers51 employees of the Fresno Bee‘s circulation department will lose their jobs…

screw 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 737

Fortis Bank Polska may lay off 361 employees200 Milwaukee county workers may receive layoff notices at any time… Boeing’s Missile Defense Systems is laying off 69 employees in Huntsville… Pratt & Whitney laid off 45 workers yesterday at three locations around the country… Princeton University is laying off 43 employees and cutting hours on 18 other positions as part of a new budget cutting plan… 10 positions were cut at the Frederick County Health DepartmentThe Wall Street Journal is closing its Boston bureau, resulting in up to 9 layoffsTarget Corp. has cut 8 percent of its downtown Minneapolis corporate marketing team… Thousands may face layoffs in the Hawaii Department of Education if a federal judge blocks teacher furloughs…23andMe has undergone restructuring and an undeclared number of layoffs

screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 183

The Good News: After a 20 percent workforce cut Deyaar Development will not be laying off any more employees.

Approximately 100 hourly workers at the Ford Stamping Plant in Woodlawn are facing a week-long layoff… Butler Sheriff’s Office will lay off 40 deputies if no other budget solutions are found… Tulsa is laying off 21 police officers and issuing seven-day layoff notices to 16 non-public safety officials The town of Carbondale is laying off 5 workers while giving others furlough and instituting wage and hiring freezes… Features Director James Reginato has left W magazine and more layoffs are expected Arizona school system is facing a possible massive teacher layoff next year due to budget cuts… Time Inc. is carrying out layoffs in its Time, Money, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated departments before the Thanksgiving break…

Screwed: 100 at NewPage

by Olga Tchoumak on October 23, 2009 in News,Work

screw 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 211

Wisconsin’s NewPage paper mill is laying off up to 100 workers… Legal service company WilmerHale has laid off 57 staff members across 4 offices yesterday… 50 employees are losing their jobs in Lockheed Martin‘s northeastern Pennsylvania plant… Conde Nast layoffs continue as 4 staffers are laid off at GQ magazine… Sony has allegedly cut half the workforce at Colorado-based Idol Minds game developer… Governer Rendell predicts more Pennsylvania layoffs but is holding off on details for about another month… Fresno City faces major budget deficit next year and layoffs may be on the horizon.

three medium screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 3,174

Sun Microsystems will likely lay off 3,000 employees in the interim of its acquisition by Oracle… The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs by the end of the year… Kuhn North America is laying off 40 employees in its second round of layoffs this year… Montgomery County Administrator Deborah Feldman proposes 30 layoffs in the county commission departments… Hubbard City lays off 4 police dispatchers California-based Slipgate Ironworks is laying off an undeclared number of employees

many small screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s Total: 21,035

The Pfizer-Wyeth merger is nearing completion and will result in nearly 20,000 layoffs at Pfizer, 15% of the company’s workforce… Iowa state anticipates 1,000 layoffs resulting from its 10 percent budget cut… Sununu Youth Services in Manchester are faced with 25 staff cuts 10 staff layoffs at Conde Nast’s Golf World magazine… Vermont will see significant layoffs in three government sectors including Corrections, Transportation, and Children and Families… Bossier City has maintained a hiring freeze this week and will announce number of layoffs today

three medium screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Today’s total: 1,979

Service cuts and fare increases within the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) may result in as many as 1,000 union worker layoffs… As many as 750 New Hampshire state workers are in danger of being laid off by the end of the month… Iowa Department of Public Safety budget cuts puts 169 workers in danger of being laid off… More financial cuts at the Ohio Green School Disctrict may leave 60 teachers and staff out of work come Jan. 1… Business Week staff of 400 is facing as-yet-unknown number of layoffs after the publication’s acquisition by Bloomberg LP… Temporary layoffs in November for 15 percent of Italian car maker Ferrari’s workforce…