Screwed

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

Today’s Total: 737

Fortis Bank Polska may lay off 361 employees200 Milwaukee county workers may receive layoff notices at any time… Boeing’s Missile Defense Systems is laying off 69 employees in Huntsville… Pratt & Whitney laid off 45 workers yesterday at three locations around the country… Princeton University is laying off 43 employees and cutting hours on 18 other positions as part of a new budget cutting plan… 10 positions were cut at the Frederick County Health DepartmentThe Wall Street Journal is closing its Boston bureau, resulting in up to 9 layoffsTarget Corp. has cut 8 percent of its downtown Minneapolis corporate marketing team… Thousands may face layoffs in the Hawaii Department of Education if a federal judge blocks teacher furloughs…23andMe has undergone restructuring and an undeclared number of layoffs

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

Screwed: 100 at NewPage

by Olga Tchoumak on October 23, 2009 in News,Work

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

Today’s Total: 211

Wisconsin’s NewPage paper mill is laying off up to 100 workers… Legal service company WilmerHale has laid off 57 staff members across 4 offices yesterday… 50 employees are losing their jobs in Lockheed Martin‘s northeastern Pennsylvania plant… Conde Nast layoffs continue as 4 staffers are laid off at GQ magazine… Sony has allegedly cut half the workforce at Colorado-based Idol Minds game developer… Governer Rendell predicts more Pennsylvania layoffs but is holding off on details for about another month… Fresno City faces major budget deficit next year and layoffs may be on the horizon.

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

Today’s Total: 3,174

Sun Microsystems will likely lay off 3,000 employees in the interim of its acquisition by Oracle… The New York Times plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs by the end of the year… Kuhn North America is laying off 40 employees in its second round of layoffs this year… Montgomery County Administrator Deborah Feldman proposes 30 layoffs in the county commission departments… Hubbard City lays off 4 police dispatchers California-based Slipgate Ironworks is laying off an undeclared number of 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

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

Today’s Total: 1,018

The Potash Corporation has laid off 700 mine workers at its Lanigan and Rocanville mines… The 2010 Albany County budget includes 109 layoffs, most from the county nursing home… Aviation firm AAR Aircraft Services is laying off 106 employees this December… High-performance-audio maker, Stillwater Designs, is laying off 50 employees by the end of the month… Shaba Games has laid off 30 employees, leaving only 50 percent of its former workforce still employed… Conde Nast has laid off 15 employees from its digital unit… LPGA headquarters announced 8 staff layoffs, including the elimination of the Deputy Commissioner position.

Screwed: 550 at ATK

by Olga Tchoumak on October 7, 2009 in News,Work

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

Today’s Total: 1170

Some Good News: Fewer state layoffs are necessary in Vermont than expected.

Rocket maker ATK has laid off 550 workers in Utah… Blue Cross will let go 150 by year’s end…Boise Cascade is laying off 130 Oakdale workers by December 1st… Another round of layoffs at the Caterpillar Lafayette plant will start next month and affect 106 production employees… plant Fisher Controls has laid off 79 Marshalltown employees and is closing it’s Portsmouth, N.H. plant… GE Money eliminates 65 jobs…Habbo Hotel is letting go 40…Los Angeles based 7 Studios lays off 30 employees

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…

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