Archive for May, 2012

Cathedral City Issues Layoff Notices to Police, Fire

Cathedral City is giving layoff notices to police officers, firefighters and city employees. More than 60 positions are on the chopping block.

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Planned Job Cuts Jump to 8-Month High

The number of planned U.S. layoffs soared 53% in May from April to 61,887, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas. It was the highest reading since September 2011.

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Layoffs at city plant anger NDP's Duncan

Thirty workers in Edmonton have been laid off by a company that was awarded a $1-billion government contract to upgrade light-armoured vehicles for the Canadian Forces.

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Budget keeps state facilities open, but layoff notices come anyway

Images from Class 2A and Class 3A at the 2012 IHSA Boys State Track and Field Meet at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill., on Friday, May 25, 2012. Images from the 2012 IHSA Boys State Track and Field Meet at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Ill., on Thursday, May 24, 2012.

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Mass layoff feared with Pagcor privatization

A SENIOR supervisor of the Bacolod Casino said on Thursday the government plans to privatize the state-owned Philippine Amusement Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) and the casinos it operates nationwide that may lead to mass layoff.

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Provisional Layoff Notices Go Out In Pittsburgh School District

Major layoffs are expected today in the Pittsburgh Public School District.

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