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

Today’s Total: 5,940

Mahindra Satyam may lay off 5,000 benchers after assuring that there would be no more layoffs…CNH announces plans to lay off 300 staff membersGeorgia-Pacific will lay off 300 workersInternational Paper in Oregon lays off 230 workersQuest plans to lay off 60 staffers in its Wallingford, Conn., testing facility… Workforce Solutions will lay off 50 employees

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

Today’s Total: 1,836

Some good news: Volkswagen taking applications for 1200 jobs

And the bad: Sanmina-SCI plans to lay off 550 employees in Hungary… Alstom announces plans to lay off 502 employeesVerizon lays off 266 workersGM anticipates 300 layoffs in Mexico… Smith Medical PM Inc. plans to lay off 100 employeesCapital Hill Publications lays off 44 staff membersMueller Industries cuts 37 workers

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

Today’s Total: 2,386

American Apparel is forced to lay off 1800 workersThe United Space Alliance, Kennedy Space Center’s largest contractor, lays off over 258 employeesPrairie Correctional plans to lay off 120 workersBlue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota lays off 100 employeesSwan Hose Co. lays off 72 employees at an Ohio plant… The San Francisco SPCA plans to cut 22 full-time positionsLivonia, Michigan faces 14 layoffs to compensate for state budget cuts…

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

Today’s total: 448

Some good news: Major U.S. corporations announce the fewest number of layoffs last month since March 2008.

United Space Alliance lays off 258 shuttle contractors, believed to be the beginning of a mass layoff of space-program employees… In its third round of layoffs Texas Health Resources cuts 100 jobs Covenant Health System has begun a second round of layoffs affecting 48 employees42 workers at the Watson Laboratories plant will be out of a job by the end of the year… Gill and Montague School Systems are in danger of facing layoffs pending a new budget… Layoffs possible in the Saginaw School District in Michigan.

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

Today’s Total: 405

The West Corporation, a telecommunications company in Harlingen, Texas, is laying off 341 workers First Industrial Realty Trust Inc is laying off 46 employees and closing four offices… Sierra Conservation Center expects 18 employee layoffs Funcom is laying off 20 percent of its workforce with the heaviest cuts occurring in their Norwegian home offices… Princeton University staff is facing imminent layoffs after the school’s endownment declined by 23 percent.

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

Today’s Total: 1,256

Some good news: CGI Group, Inc. is building a new software development and testing facility in Alabama, creating 300 new white collar jobsHyatt Hotels Corp. extends offer to 98 recently fired housekeepers... Townsend, Inc. creates 103 new jobs with the help of a $250,00 grant from the One North Carolina initiative.

And the bad: Honolulu, Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle announces 400 states workers will lose their jobs… Black Leisure may lay off 400 UK jobsBeaumont Hospitals cut 353 jobs in Michigan… Day & Zimmermann Inc. announces at least 80 layoffs by Wednesday… The St. Mary’s County Health Department is laying off 12 employees next month… Virginia Beach Courts lays off 11 workers

Screwed: 300 in Vermont

by Olga Tchoumak on September 23, 2009 in News

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

Today’s Total: 599

Some Good News: CEO Carol Bartz reports that there will be no more layoffs at Yahoo!, and GM will bring back 2,400 workers.

Up to 300 state workers may be laid off in Vermont ConAgrawill let go 300 in North Carolina…Swiss bank UBS AG has laid off 200 U.S. employees from its wealth management department… The Salinas City Counsel is considering a budget cut involving 61 layoffs In another round of layoffs, 25 workers are cut in Manitowoc County

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

Today’s Total: 1,040

The Illinois Department of Corrections is scheduled to lay off 419 workers at the end of this month… Boeing lays off another 250 workersUSEC Inc. lays off 163 workers due to a scale back on its American Centrifuge Project… Laika lays off 65 workersThe Hinds County Board of Supervisors cuts 48 jobs to aid in a $2 million budget savings… Pella Corporation cuts 37 jobs at its Sioux City, Iowa plant…General Cable hands out 36 layoff notices

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

Today’s Total: 784

Net Jets will cut up to 350 jobs while the company undergoes reorganization under new CEO David Sokol… Alaska Railroad plans to lay off 143 employees due to dwindling revenues… AstraZeneca has announced plans to lay off 113 employees at its manufacturing plant in Westborough, Mass… Boys and Girls Club of Edmonton, AB Canada will lay off 100 workers due to a $30,000 cut in provincial funding… Harley Davidson will shut down its Wisconsin assembly plant for the last two months of 2009 and temporarily lay off 52 employees… The Langley School District in Edmonton, AB Canada will lay off 26 staff members due to a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall linked to accounting errors…

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

Today’s Total: 239

Blue Island’s MetroSouth Medical Center has laid off 120 employees The Heinz plant in Pocatello has laid off 65 workersSouthern Connecticut Gas Co. plans to lay off 54 employees by the end of the year… Sheriff Rutherford is being forced to layoff an unknown number of officers in Jacksonville, Fla