Archive for March, 2009

Franklin Lakes officials warn workers of layoffs (The Record and Herald News)

FRANKLIN LAKES — Borough employees have received legal notices alerting them that municipal officials are discussing their jobs behind closed doors — a precursor to what some borough officials said Tuesday will be layoffs and furloughs.

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LA school board delays vote to layoff 8,500 (San Francisco Chronicle)

The Los Angeles school board on Tuesday delayed a vote on whether to lay off more than 8,500 teachers and other workers after hearing impassioned pleas from students, parents and all sectors of district workers. As a throng of employees outside the meeting…

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Cessna planning more layoffs (The Wichita Eagle)

More layoffs and a two-week plant shutdown are in the works at Cessna Aircraft, the company told employees Tuesday. “I’ve never seen any situation as dynamic as this,” Cessna chairman and CEO Jack Pelton said in an e-mail to workers.

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W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. announces second layoff, affecting 78 employees (The Bradford Era)

W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. has announced a second layoff — affecting 78 employees — effective today. Case had previously announced a layoff of 31 associates in January of this year, the first such cuts following 10 years of continued business growth.

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LA school board delays vote to layoff 8,500 (The Fresno Bee)

The Los Angeles school board on Tuesday delayed a vote on whether to lay off more than 8,500 teachers and other workers after hearing impassioned pleas from students, parents and all sectors of district workers. Read comments

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Companies Rope Customers With Layoff Deals (WCVB Boston)

As nervous consumers tighten their purse strings, auto makers are scrambling for new ways to coax buyers into spending money, and theyre not alone.

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