Archive for October, 2009

Design delays force temporary BIW layoffs (The Lewiston Sun Journal)

Design delays for a next generation Navy destroyer have led Bath Iron Works to temporarily lay off 191 employees beginning Nov. 13. Company spokesman Jim DeMartini said the layoffs would affect nine trade groups within the company: Crane operators, electricians, insulators, pipe fit…

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Niittymaki on top of game despite layoff (The Tampa Tribune)

Although Antero Niittymaki hadn’t seen live action in two weeks, the Lightning netminder showed no rust in his first start since Oct. 14.

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They Heeded the Call of an Old Haunt’s Slices (New York Times)

A pair of sisters enjoy their pizza — fresh basil’s on the counter! — and recall the long-ago 1980s, when, one said, “there weren’t any layoffs.”.

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Business briefs: 60 in state get layoff notices from Boeing (Everett Herald)

Boeing handed out 60-day layoff notices Friday to about 60 people in Washington state and a total of 500 companywide, officials said. The company had planned to cut some 10,000 positions, but so far this year has cut only about half that number.

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Ogle restores some of cuts: Sheriff says 18 layoffs still ahead (SaukValley.com)

OREGON – At a special meeting Friday afternoon, the Ogle County Finance Committee softened the blow to the sheriff’s 2010 budgets, but not enough to eliminate layoffs.

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Cuts would be needed without layoffs, D.C. lawyers say (Washington Post)

If the District is not allowed to proceed with the layoffs of 266 school teachers and staff, other cuts will have to be made to balance the city’s budget, D.C. lawyers said in court papers filed Friday.

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