Archive for January, 2011

R.I. Legal Services facing layoffs

With income continuing to shrink, the law firm says it may have to let 13 paralegals go next month

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Only in print: Highway Dept. tops city layoff list

City officials proposed 12 more layoffs and leaving about 40 positions vacant due to the projected $9 million budget shortfall next fiscal year. Read about it in today’s Manchester Edition, available on newsstands.

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National Grid restructuring includes 1,200 layoffs

National Grid is cutting some 1,200 jobs across the United States, largely because of losses in the company’s Upstate New York business. As our Kat De Maria tells us, the layoffs were announced as part of companywide restructuring plan Monday.

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In today’s economy, don’t let a layoff catch you unprepared

Chances are you or someone you know have been laid off recently. Being unemployed is difficult enough, but in a cruel twist, the longer you’re out of work, the harder it can be to find a job. And, when work does finally materialize, it’s often a lower-paying position. This double whammy can damage your finances for years to come.

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Long Beach Unified prepares to send out 621 preliminary layoff notices to teachers

Administrators at the Long Beach Unified School District say proposed budget cuts are likely to force the district in the next month to send out more than 600 Reduction In Force notices to employees with teaching credentials.

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Layoffs coming to National Grid

National Grid is expected to announce layoffs Monday afternoon, as the utility company looks to restructure.

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