Archive for August, 2009

Mayor Bing warns of layoffs, will announce transit changes Sept. 10 (Detroit News)

Detroit — Just days after delaying layoffs to some bus drivers, Mayor Dave Bing on Monday warned that he’ll announce permanent cuts in service Sept. 10.

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Denver Police reject delays in scheduled raises (Denver Post)

Denver police officers Monday night refused to accept delays in scheduled pay raises, exposing nearly 100 officers to the possibility of layoff.

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St. Anthony police officer resigns amid layoffs (Rexburg Standard Journal)

ST. ANTHONY — The St. Anthony Police Department has announced the resignation of a police officer who was one of two officers facing a layoff at the end of September due to city budget cuts.

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Firefighters Raise Post-Layoff Staffing Concerns (WTOV 9 Steubenville)

There’s growing concern with the staffing situation within the Steubenville Fire Department, especially given that three fire fighters will lose their jobs Tuesday.

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California State Assembly Approves Prison Legislation (New York Times)

A bill, passed by a 41-to-35 vote, would reduce the state prison population by 27,000 inmates and the state corrections budget by about $1 billion.

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Granholm Gives State Unions 30-Day Layoff Notice (Michigan Technology News)

LANSING - Gov. Jennifer Granholm gave state employee unions 30 days notice Friday of possible layoffs due to the lack of a completed budget for the 2009-10 fiscal year that starts October 1.

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