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

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Today’s partial total: 4,294

The state of Illinois will hand out 2,600 pink slips. … About 800 workers for the state of Pennsylvania will be laid off. … In Austria, air line Austrian Arrows will lay off 400 employees. … In British Columbia, 270 state workers in forestry and environment will lose their jobs. … Communications equipment maker Tellabs will let go 150 more employees, on top of the 280 let go last fall. … Motorola will let go 74 employees at an Illinois location. …

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

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Today’s partial total: 7,409

CFR Freight, a branch of Romanian Railways, plans to temporarily layoff 7,000 employees Western Corporate Federal Credit Union is set to cut 100 jobs Harvard University‘s faculty of arts and sciences are losing 77 staff members Sanofi-Aventis is laying off 60 workers in Great Valley, Pennsylvania… Genesys Regional Medical Center is keeping quiet about their recent layoff of 54 nurses and their plans for future layoffs… Wellpoint is set to layoff 50 employees in Richmond, Virginia… Pendleton Wollen Mills plans to layoff 43 workers Tower Tech Systems plans to layoff 25 employees in Abilene, Texas…

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

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Today’s partial total: 3,782

Oracle plans to cut 1,000 jobs in Europe… Austrian Airlines is set to layoff 1,000 employees by mid-2010… CPS is laying off 557 workers… The Oxford County Council in England’s Oxford County plans to cut 500 jobs Ford is planning to layoff 275 Louisville assembly workers, less than originally planned… Teleperformance USA is laying off 250 employees from a call center in Akron, Ohio… The Venetian, one of the big names of the Las Vegas strip, is set to 200 jobs

fish-tank_150If you’ve been feeling picked on at work lately, you’re hardly alone. The Associated Press reports that workplace bullying is on the rise thanks to the recession, due in part to how difficult it can be to find a new job in a tight economy.

And while workplace bullies may not be stealing your homework or your lunch money, the mental pain they can inflict is often much worse in the long term, according to Workplace Bullying Institute director Gary Namie, who defines the practice as any verbal abuse, humiliation, career sabotage, or intimidation an employee may experience in the office.

So what should you do if you’re feeling bullied at work? Namie offers some advice …

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

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Today’s partial total: 7,700

Detroit Public Schools are cutting 2,500 jobsLloyd’s Banking Group Plc, England’s biggest mortgage lender, is laying off 2,100 employees in their Group Operations and wholesale banking divisions…3M has plans to let go 1,000 workers…Russian company VTB Group may layoff as many as 1,00 employees…Swedish firm SKF has plans to layoff 900 workers …Japanese company Canon is cutting 700 jobsWashoe County in Reno, NV is letting go 300 people

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

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

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Today’s partial total:2,471

The air force is seeing lots of layoffs this week, with Hill Air Force Base losing 700 employees and Tyndall Air Force Base losing 600 employeesHewlett-Packard plans to layoff 500 workers in France…Harvard Business School is set to layoff 275 employeesBAE Systems is cutting 250 jobsThe Sacramento Sheriff’s Office has been forced to layoff 209 deputies and 22 unsworn employees — 80 more than anticipated — due to a costly miscalculation…Smithfield Foods is set to layoff 140 peopleThe Iowa Court System is slashing 50 jobs

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

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Today’s partial total: 7,228

Corus is set to layoff 2,000 workersKimberly-Clark plans to cut 1,600 jobs…Swiss engineering firm Sulzer AG intends to layoff 1,400 employees despite their high profits…The University of Minnesota has a painful new budget that will cost the jobs of 1,240 employeesEthan Allen is set to layoff 320 workers in its Maine plant and 238 workers in Vermont…. Sears is closing its call center in Belleville, Canada, and outsourcing the 230 jobs to the Phillippines…UK firm Legal and General plans to layoff 200 employees

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

Today’s partial total: 7,914

General Motors plans to layoff 4,000 more employeesNamibia’s diamond sector lost a total of 1,900 jobsSumco Pheonix is closing its Maineville, costing over 600 workers their jobs…Michigan State University is considering laying off approximately 590 members of its staffHav-A-Tampa is closing a cigar factory and laying off 500 workersMyspace continues its layoffs internationally, with 300 overseas more jobs gone…Harvard University is laying off 275 employeesGeorgiana Lumber Mill closed, leaving 265 without jobsThe Metropolitan Museum of New York laid off 74 workers and intends to layoff as many 250 people before the end of the summer…

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…