Archive for May, 2009

Golden handshakes’ may lessen Clovis layoffs (The Fresno Bee)

A plan to offer “golden handshake” retirements to employees may reduce the number of layoffs that Clovis city officials have said they likely will have to make.

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Brian J. O’Connor: Make a plan now for financial uncertainty (Detroit News)

If you fear a layoff is looming, a cash crash is coming or some other monetary time bomb is ticking, it’s time to make your financial emergency plan.

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Floods cause job loss (CBS 47 Jacksonville)

Recent wet weather not only destroyed potato crops in Putnam County; it also led to a massive layoff.

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Municipal layoffs possible in Taunton (NBC 10 Providence)

15 layoff notices handed out in Taunton.  More are scheduled to go out Monday.

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Town Fires Worker Who Criticized Layoffs (WCVB Boston)

A town employee in Framingham believes she’s being fired for speaking up about layoffs that she says were discriminatory.

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Will not turn a blind eye to Satyam layoffs: Khursheed (The Hindu)

New Delhi: The government on Sunday said it would not turn a “blind eye” to the issue of layoffs in scam-tainted Satyam Computer Services, which has now been acquired by Mahindra and Mahindra group firm Tech Mahindra. …

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