Archive for November, 2011

Report shows more job layoffs in 2011 than 2010

According to a new report, North Carolina has recorded more layoffs in 2011 than nearly every other state in the country. The analysis, released Wednesday by Chicago firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, examined national layoffs to date this year compared to all of 2010.

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Galien Twp school board votes to layoff all teachers, most support staff

The Galien Township school board unanimously approved a motion to layoff teachers and most support staff after it was unable to repay the state more than $500,000 it received from miscounting students.

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Job cuts announced this year up 13%

Layoffs announced in November dropped slightly from the prior month, though cuts in 2011 have already surpassed last year’s total, according to a report released Wednesday.

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City laying off almost 1,200 workers

The City of Toronto is embarking on its biggest layoff since amalgamation as well as eliminating 1,145 positions already vacant.

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Layoffs possible for nearly 1,200 Toronto city workers

Almost 1,200 City of Toronto workers may be laid off as part of Mayor Rob Ford’s cost-cutting measures for next year’s budget.

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Carstarphen: There will be no teacher layoffs this year

In her State of the District speech, Austin Independent School District Superintendent Meria Carstarphen emphasized that the school district is on stable financial ground and there would be no layoffs this year. After last year’s fiscal nightmare, teachers in attendance were relieved to hear the good news.

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