Archive for August, 2011

BlueScope workers discussing layoffs

HUNDREDS of Port Kembla steel workers have gathered at a mass meeting in Wollongong to discuss payouts and seek improved redundancy packages.

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NSW BlueScope workers discussing layoff

Hundreds of Port Kembla steel workers gathered in Wollongong to discuss payouts and redundancy packages.

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Solyndra to file for bankruptcy; layoff 1,100

Solyndra, a solar panel manufacturer, announced it is laying off 1,100 workers and will file for bankruptcy.

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Snyder won’t announce state’s layoff decision until Thursday

Lansing — No announcement is expected until Thursday on whether officials will issue layoff notices to any of the state’s roughly 50,000 employees, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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NC Schools Report 847 Teacher Layoffs

The totals don’t include Guilford County Schools, one of the state’s largest districts with more than 71,000 students, which did not respond to the survey.

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Snyder meeting with budget officials a day before layoff notice deadline

Gov. Rick Snyder is to meet this morning with his top budget officials, one day ahead of Thursday’s deadline for sending out notices.

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