Archive for July, 2011

Layoffs result of council’s budget fantasy

It seemed all too good to be true. Displeased with the 2011 budget proposed by Mayor Chris Doherty that held the line on taxes but included staffing cuts among police, fire and public works departments, plus clerical and administrative employees, Scranto

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New fire department plan could cut pay, avoid layoffs

Layoffs in the Plymouth Community Fire Department, previously seen as almost inevitable once the city of Plymouth leaves the shared department, may be avoided if firefighters are willing to cut their work hours — and their pay.

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Layoffs and closures loom at UNC

State budget cuts will force more layoffs and could force closing some buildings on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, Chancellor Holden Thorp said Wednesday.

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Layoffs are temporary at some valley school districts

Many districts that laid off teachers for the coming year have been able to bring back those familiar faces.

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ALLEN PARK: Councilman questions public safety as layoffs loom

ALLEN PARK — The remaining 14 municipal employees to be laid off are expected to receive notices by the end of this week, according to city officials.

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District issues layoff notices to 254 teachers, aides

Pink slips were mailed Friday to 104 Buffalo Public Schools teachers and 150 teacher’s aides or assistants, the district announced. . The layoff notices were expected, but specifics were unknown until Friday.

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