Archive for April, 2012

Westminster council postpones layoffs

WESTMINSTER- As many as 70 employees will not receive final layoff notices, at least not this week. The City Council on Monday night deferred a decision on the layoffs, pushing the matter instead to a study session at 6 p.m. Friday. "I need to know how the city is going to be run" if…

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City workers offer plan to avoid layoffs

City workers whose positions could be cut under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposed $7.2 billion budget pleaded for their jobs Monday, as union representatives delivered their own financial plan to avoid layoffs.

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Economy cited in 45 layoffs at Cycle Systems - www.roanoke.com

With the recent layoffs, the recycling firm now has about 195 employees, the CEO said. Citing economic conditions, Roanoke-based recycler Cycle Systems Inc. laid off 45 people last week. The company attributed the cuts to a lagging economy, and in particular to the reduced business it has seen from the automobile and construction industries.

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62 layoffs announced in Jenkins

The Mayor of Jenkins said 15 percent of the workforce in that city will be without a job by the middle of summer.

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Fewer layoffs at mine

Cliffs Natural Resources is planning fewer layoffs for this year's Empire Mine maintenance

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Upland Unified notifies bus drivers, custodians pending decision on cuts

UPLAND - The Upland Unified school board has sent out layoff notices to seven bus drivers and reduced the hours for an additional eight bus drivers as it continues to consider cuts to transportation.

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