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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…

Screwed: 3,000 in Romania

by Laura Rich on January 7, 2010 in News,Work

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

Today’s total: 4,642

In Romania, the government has decided to cut 3,000 workers who provide child care and elderly assistance. … Lockheed Martin will eliminate 1,200 positions as part of a restructuring. … Debswana, a joint venture between DeBeers and Botswana, will lay off 1,000 workers at the diamond operation there. … Call center company Sitel will close a Georgia office, putting 302 employees out of work. … United Airlines will lay off 140 workers and demote 100 additional workers to part-time status. …

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: 825

Nearly 700 workers at the Virginia Department of Transportation will be laid off this week. … The Longaberger Company in Newark, Ohio has plans to cut 125 of its staff. …

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

Today’s Total: 5,148

Mississippi State Legislature meets Jan. 5 to begin budget cuts which may involve 3,600 state employee layoffsPennsylvania Gov. Rendell warns of a possible 1,000 layoffs if he doesn’t see a casino table games bill by Jan. 8… Glaxo SmithKline, the United-Kingdom based bio-pharmaceutical company, is planning a workforce cut of up to 220 workers in its Ulverston plant in the UK… Danville, Ky. plant FKI Logistex is cutting 200 positions starting Feb. 2010… Air conditioning company Trane Inc. is laying off 113 hourly production employees from its Clarksville, Tenn. location… Glazer’s Distributions will lay off about 12 workers from its Amarillo, Tex. operation… The Buena Vista School District will lay off 3 teachers by the end of the semester on Jan. 22….

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

Today’s Total: 2,087

1,000 employees at the Philippine National Construction Corporation face possible layoffs… Dell Inc. is planning to lay off 700 workers from its plant in Malaysia, about 16% of its Malaysian workforce… Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis is cutting 200 jobs… Midtown New York’s Saks Fifth Avenue, the store’s flagship location, is handing out about 116 pink slips after the holidays… Utica Community Schools has approved 43 employee layoffs… California’s Tulare County Board of Supervisors has approved 12 worker layoffs from the county’s Resource Management Agency, effective Jan. 15… Colorado State University is planning 10 staff layoffs at its Fort Collins campus… Fresno County Public Defenders Office will lay off 6 attorneys by the end of the month, causing concern for its ability to accept cases… Alabama prison commissioner Richard Allen claimed that a budget shortfall may lead to layoffs and prison closings

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

Today’s Total: 1,128

ATK Space Systems will lay off 800 employees in 2010 with cuts taking place in February and May… Philadelphia-based insurer Independence Blue Cross is expected to lay off 200 employees in the next few months… The Livonia School Board will vote Monday on new budget cuts which include the elimination of 45 teaching positions

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

Today’s Total: 1,196

Some Good News: General Motors announces that they won’t be issuing any more layoffs in the near future.

Consol Energy has issued layoff warnings to 500 workers at Fola Coal and Little Eagle Mining… National Express is planning 200 job cuts in the UK… St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan has laid off 180 union and non-union staff Approval of the new 2010 budget has resulted in a projected 100 municipal layoffs in Minneapolis City Comcast has implemented 77 layoffs at its Manchester, NH office… The Shelton School Board has approved budget cuts and a total of 69 teachers will face layoffs after the New Year… Belleville Intelligencer is cutting 40 jobs by the middle of January and sending the remaining 10 employees to a smaller facility… Sermo, the online community for medical professionals, is laying off 30 employees… City manager of Overland Park is recommending layoffs for 2010 to meet financial shortfalls.

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

Today’s Total: 4,198

Syracuse-based supermarket operator Penn Traffic Co. expects to layoff 4,000 employees while closing dozens of locations throughout upstate New York… Maryland will face 112 state layoffs following the recent approval of the 2010 budget… Goodrich Corp. plans to lay off 78 workers from its Foley plant this coming January… Fairfield County may be forced to lay off 5 deputies sometime in 2010… Williamsport may see 3 city firefighter layoffs unless health care concessions are agreed upon… Integrys of Green Bay, Wisconsin Public Service’s holding company, has planned an undisclosed number of layoffs for its Midwest utility companies this Spring while 600 administrators will be required to take an unpaid week off in 2010… Another round of layoffs is underway at Time Inc. though it is not yet clear which publications and how many employees will be served with the notices… The Washington Post is closing its New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles bureaus M&F Bank has closed one of its Starkville locations after 35 years of service…

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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