Archive for June, 2011

Layoffs hit banks; Goldman Sachs to cut 230 jobs

A slew of layoffs hitting banks gathered pace on Thursday, with thousands more job losses set to hit retail businesses and market divisions, as lenders fight off a limp economic recovery, trading woes and tougher regulation.

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Oakridge issues layoff notices due to ‘cash flow problem’

The City of Oakridge is handing out layoff notices to a quarter of its workforce after finding evidence of missing money.

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Late Night Vote Grants Teachers Layoff Protections

Assembly Bill 114 was voted on Tuesday Night and it blocks school districts from laying of teachers in the upcoming fiscal year.

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Layoff Day Arrives For 66 San Jose Police Officers

Seventy San Jose police officers were ordered to turn in their guns and badges on Thursday as the city moves forward with layoffs during a year when the murder rate has spiked dramatically.

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Layoff Fears Mean Real-Life Rookie Blues For New Recruits

“Rookie Blue” may be a popular police drama on ABC, but local rookies have more to worry about than just learning the ropes.

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Layoff notice rescinded for some Hennepin County employees

Nearly 130 people who received layoff notices from Hennepin County will likely be able to keep working, even if the state government shuts down at midnight.

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