Archive for September, 2011

JSO Layoffs to be Announced in Lottery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A lottery will determine which officers will lose their jobs.

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JSO layoff lottery explained

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says no layoffs were made Friday during the lottery event that was closed to the public.

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City Room: Cuomo Talks Tough on Union Layoffs and Redistricting

After the state’s second-largest union of public workers rejected a package of wage and benefit concessions, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo vowed to move forward with 3,500 layoffs.

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Cuomo now open to ‘tweaks’ in labor contract

After a public workers union boldly rejected wage freezes and benefit cuts and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responded by ordering 3,500 layoffs, both sides are returning to negotiations.

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Layoffs appear likely at Germain Racing

Germain Racing, which fields two Truck series teams and a part-time Cup operation this season, notified the state of North Carolina and its workers this week that it may make significant layoffs in the offseason.

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Ohio uranium plant developer says layoffs possible

The developer of a uranium enrichment project in southern Ohio said Friday it is suspending contracts with some suppliers and notifying about 450 workers in Ohio, Tennessee and Maryland that they might be laid off if uncertainty about funding means it has to stop most activity on the project.

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