Archive for September, 2010

Jeannette Layoffs Raise Fear Over Future

The city of Jeannette works on new plan to deal with snow, safety after cuts.

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ACFD LAYOFFS TAKE EFFECT; 30 FIREFIGHTERS HEAD TO UNEMPLOYMENT LINES

ATLANTIC CITY — Today was officially the last day of work for 93 Atlantic City employees including 30 firefighters. Shane Irwin spoke to one as he turned in his equipment and said goodbye to the department where he worked for the past 3 years of his life.

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Indiana government layoffs top 400

The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Family and Social Services Administration have confirmed employee layoffs, bringing the total number of state agency workers laid off to more than 400.

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Weslaco passes budget without layoffs, pay cuts

JT HED: Weslaco passes budget without layoffs, pay cuts By Naxiely Lopez naxil@themonitor.com WESLACO — City leaders unanimously passed a budget Thursday without employee layoffs or salary cuts — a shift from previous plans. At least 37…

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Oregon to close prison, layoff 63 workers in $2.5 million budget cut

For the first time in its history, Oregon will shut down an operating prison as part of a $2.5 million budget cut that lays off 63 people, relocates 120 prisoners and ends alcohol and drug treatment for 50 of those inmates.

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Congress approves $19 billion for NASA but layoffs loom

Congress has passed a $19 billion bill authorizing NASA to launch an additional shuttle mission and to develop a heavy-lift vehicle.

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