Archive for September, 2009

State workers meet layoff notices with angst (Detroit News)

Lansing — As hours ticked down toward a possible government shutdown, state workers went home Wednesday not knowing whether they’d be back at their jobs today.

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Survey Shows Workers Less Fearful Of Layoffs (Nasdaq)

NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- As job losses continue to ease, employees are growing less concerned about future layoffs and more confident about finding new work in the coming months, according to a survey released Thursday.

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Layoffs, furloughs in future for Kane employees? (The St. Charles Sun)

County-wide layoffs, furloughs and unpaid holidays were presented Wednesday as possible cost-saving measures for Kane County. Members of the Special Budget Task Force continued their search for cost-cutting measures to offset a 4.5 percent reduction in revenue estimated for 2010 and to meet cuts to this year’s budgets.

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Milledgeville Reeling From Layoffs (WMGT Macon)

Thousands of people in Baldwin County have lost jobs after plant closings and layoffs… Leaving the area with one of the highest unemployment rates in Middle Georgia.

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Michigan governor issues temporary layoff notices (WNDU 16 South Bend)

The Democratic governor’s administration told state employees Wednesday afternoon that they will be temporarily laid off at 12:01 a.m. Thursday unless an interim budget or final budget is in place or they are told to report to work.

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Rumor: Layoffs at Reader’s Digest (Updated) [Media Crack] (Gawker)

In your maudlin Wednesday media column: rumors of Reader’s Digest layoffs [Update: And RD's response], a guarantee of Conde Nast layoffs, and the debate over the newspaper industry is one-sided, to…

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