Archive for July, 2009

No teacher layoffs in Corning (Corning Observer)

Teachers in both Corning school districts can look forward to the first day of school with a sigh of relief as no layoffs are on the books. The same can be said for teachers at Richfield, Flournoy and Elkins school districts. While teachers are

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$1 billion in budget cutting has begun, Quinn says (Chicago Tribune)

Social service agencies and prison employees to feel spending pinch Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday he has begun making $1 billion in cuts to the state’s shaky budget, with layoff notices being sent to prison employees and grants to social service providers being slashed.

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Weekly Layoff Report: Empty Desks At Verizon (Forbes)

The telecom giant lays off thousands after reporting poor quarterly numbers.

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Smith & Nephew division puts layoffs in motion (Business Journal of Tampa Bay)

Advanced Wound Management, a division of Smith & Nephew, will layoff 160 employees at its Largo manufacturing facility by the end of this year. Following initial layoffs in June and July, remaining layoffs will occur in four phases between Aug. 28 and Dec. 31. (SNN)

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Buyouts may not prevent layoffs in Northeast Ohio’s second largest city (WKSU Kent State University)

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic says he doesn’t want to lay off police officers and firefighters. But, he also says he doubts an employee buyout plan will get enough takers to avert layoffs; and he says the police union may be why. WKSU’s Tim Rudell reports.

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SEMI suffers another layoff (EETimes)

The SEMI trade group has suffered another layoff. Sponsored Topics: Business - Economic - International - International Business and Trade - Trade

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