Olga Tchoumak

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

Today’s partial total: 2,024

German Bank Hypo Real Estate will lay off 1,000 employees by 2013… United Airlines will be reducing its flight attendant work force by 600MySpace plans 300 international layoffsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art has laid off 74 employees in the past few weeks… Chesapeake Energy Corp. has laid off 50 employees at its corporate office… The digital ad agency Razorfish laid off 10 percent of it’s New York City staff…

Screwed: 650 at Ryanair

by Olga Tchoumak on June 18, 2009 in News

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

Today’s partial total: 1,420

Irish airline Ryanair plans an additional 650 job cuts in Ireland… Washington State University will eliminate 359 jobs as well as three academic programs… CDI Marine Co. might lay off 167 employees, depending on whether or not it will successfully transition a contract… Up to 90 jobs will be lost in the City of Portland Bureau of Development ServicesBank of America plans to lay off 81 employees at its consolidated processing center in Tampa… Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will be cutting 59 jobs in August… Modesto Police Department may be laying off 14 positions unless officers agree to wage concessions…

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

Today’s partial total: 1,809

In another round of layoffs, Cessna Aircraft Co. is planning to cut 1,300 more jobs The state of Tennessee saw the loss of the 358 jobs last week… Hach Co. in Grants Pass will be laying off 60 employees in phases beginning August 3… CUNA Mutual Group is terminating 52 positions, creating a 12 percent reduction in staffing… Guardian Life Insurance lays off 39 employees at its Spokane location… The Stark County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (MRDD) will be withdrawing at least 138 clients by July 1 and subsequently laying off an undisclosed number of employees.

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

Today’s partial total: 364

Premier Elkhorn Coal Company lays off 100 miners in Kentuky… H&H Foood Service Inc. lays off 90 workers Indevus Pharmaceuticals is being downsized by about 60 employees since its acquisition by Endo Pharmaceuticals… Colusa Casino Resort has laid off 42 employees, about 10 percent of its workforce… In another round of layoffs, The Shaw Group Inc. has laid off 40 employees at its Walker, La. location… Bass Berry & Sims has laid off 32 employees, 10 associates and 22 staff…

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

Today’s partial total: 2,610

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board has voted to let go of 855 employeesMySpace will be undergoing major downsizing, affecting somewhere between 300 and 500 employees… The sate of Michigan is closing three prisons and five prison camps later this year, affecting fewer than 500 employeesWayne County, Michigan executive Ficano claims the county needs 500 layoffs, in addition to 12 less work days and higher contributions to health care by the remaining workers… Cadence Design Systems will cut the equivalent of 225 full-time workers by the end of this year… Iowa University Hospitals may be forced to cut 200 positions.

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

Today’s partial total: 3,793

Lloyds Banking Group Plc. plans to lay off 1,660 employees and close 164 branches… General Motors will cut 887 workers at its Wentzville, Missouri, plant. … Chicago Public Schools plans to lay off 500 administrative staff. … Ford Motor may commence with its 350 employee layoffs at its Louisville Assembly Plant early next month… Swedish cell phone company Ericsson is laying off 167 workers at its North Carolina plant… Capital Group lays off 94 employees in San Antonio… Irish construction company The McAvoy Group has temporarily laid off 35 employees.

Screwed: 800 at LDV

by Olga Tchoumak on June 9, 2009 in News

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

Today’s partial total: 1,181

More than 800 employees have been let go from British van maker LDVElectrolux shifts some of its production to Mexico, resulting in about 150 layoffs… Windmill blade maker LM Glasfiber plans to lay off 80 employees at its Little Rock port location… New Britain School Board is projecting 60-70 staff layoffs… In another round of layoffs, Caterpillar plans to layoff 66 workers at its Pontiac plant within this month… HSN lays off 15 employees in Roanoke…

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

Today’s partial total: 1,116

Fort Wayne Foundry Corp. will close its Fort Wayne and Columbia City locations, resulting in 461 layoffsTrane Inc. will layoff 320 workers at its Pueblo plant by August… Volvo will cut its Shippensburg workforce by 135 employees towards the end of July… Turner Industries has laid off nearly 100 workers from a vinyl manufacturing plant in Plaquemine, LA… In another round of layoffs, Lockheed Martin lays off 100 employees

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

The government of Puerto Rico plans mass layoffs beginning with the dismissal of 7,816 public workersCanfor is shutting down three sawmills, resulting in 570 layoffs Alliant Techsystems will shut down the recently acquired Michael Bianco Inc. factory by July 31, resulting in 350 layoffsMiami Dade College is forced to cut 197 staff positionsESPN lays off 100 employees in Connecticut… Chart Industries plans to lay off 100 employees as of July 8…

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

HP intends to lay off 850 employees in Scotland… Fairfield Manufacturing is laying off more than 200 production and administration workersKentucky Mayor Jerry Abramson’s 2009-2010 budget calls for 119 layoffs and the elimination of 400 unfilled positions… In another round of layoffs, Sovereign Bank will let 81 Rocky Hill employees go in July… Allstate Insuranace Co. plans to lay off 55 employees in South Portland… TM Advertising laid off 35 employees yesterday…