Olga Tchoumak

Screwed: 125 at Cedenco

by Olga Tchoumak on July 28, 2009 in News

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

Today’s Partial Total: 299

New Zealand suffers as Cedenco food processor closes one of its factories, affecting 125 workers and WPI International closes its Gisborne sawmill location, laying off 65 employees Piper Aircraft Inc. let go of 45 employees last week… In another round of layoffs, Fulbright & Jaworski lays off 42 employees

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

Today’s partial total: 4,400

German manufacturer Siemens AG plans to eliminate another 1,400 positionsAvon Products Inc. will be cutting its overall work force by 1,200 in the coming yearsPratt & Whitney may close down operations in Connecticut, laying off 1,000 workers in the process… Gov. John Lynch of New Hampshire warns of 750 state layoffs that are planned to begin in September… Hardinge Inc. will layoff 50 workers from its facility in Horseheads…

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

Today’s partial total: 3,027

Continental Airlines will be eliminating 1,700 positions1,100 employees face possible layoffs in Hawaii’s United Public Workers and Goverment Employee Association Washington D.C.’s Department of Mental Health is laying off 120 employees this summer… Microdyne Outsourcing Inc. plans to close a logistics center this fall, laying off 78 employees in the process… Arizona Attorney General’s Office is laying off 29, 12 attorneys and 17 staff

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

Today’s Partial Total: 4,058

Schwarzenegger warns of a possible 2,000 employee layoff in the state of California… Pentagon cutbacks are forcing 1,000 layoffs at Boeing… Another 600 employees are losing their jobs at Lockheed Martin due to the cancellation of the presidential helicopter program… 431 layoffs will hit the city of Chicago today…

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

Today’s Partial Total: 1,877

Arizona grocer Bashas’ Supermarkets Inc. will be closing 10 locations and effectively laying off about 1,000 employees… Military vehicle manufacturer Navistar will lay off 275 employees… Contract research company PPD will lay off 270 employees across the US… American Steamship Co. has officially announced its layoff of 204 employees in late June…

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

Today’s Partial Total: 1,372

In South Africa, 240 Mondi employees are in danger of losing their jobs… Colonial Bank is laying off 136 employees across five states, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Nevada… Comair plans to furlough 100 pilots begining in September… Legal firm DLA Piper has cut 21 associates and 100 staffMotorola will be laying off another 75 employees from its mobile phone division…

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

Today’s Partial Total: 618

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories is laying off 350 employees, more than half of its workforce… 105 workers will be out of work in Shelby County, TennesseePro Health Care lays off 5050 will lose their jobs at Sunoco Inc… All facets of the auto industry are suffering as car mat manufacturer Racemark announces that 36 employees are to be laid off by September 30… Toronto Star lays off 27 full-time and partime employees

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

Today’s partial total: 3,479

In another round of layoffs newspaper publisher Gannet Co. will be laying off 1,400 within the next few weeks… Spirits maker Diageo PLC. is laying off 900 workers as part of its restructuring efforts in Scotland… Virgin Atlantic plans to cut 600 jobs, losing about a tenth of its workforce… Briggs Stratton will layoff 43o Wisconsin employees by mid next year… Acushnet Co., one of the largest patent holders in Massachusetts, is laying off 77 employees in its golf ball plants…

Screwed: 270 at Hovensa

by Olga Tchoumak on June 30, 2009 in News

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

Today’s partial total: 584

Hovensa oil refinery in the US Virgin Islands has laid off 270 contract workers National Archiving Publishing Co. in Michigan has notified about 120 employees of impending layoffs… 95 Fox L.A. employees were given 60-day layoff notices… Gibson Guitars Inc. has laid off 50 from its Nashville offices… Winston-Salem State University is cutting 46 positions, 16 currently filled and 30 vacant… 3 officers will be laid off from the Maplewood Police Department

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

Today’s partial total: 1,942

New budget at the University of Minnesota approves 1,200 layoffs, most being from early retirement and empty positions… Online gaming developer The9 is laying off 300 World of Warcraft (WoW) employees and transfering the other 800 WoW employees to different positions within the company… Cadbury candy company aims to lay off 200 workers in Ireland… Pratt & Whitney annouced 200 impending U.S. layoffs, 170 of which will be Connecticut-based… Verizon is letting go of another 42 former Alltel employees in Arkansas…