Archive for September, 2012

$244,000 Westport Fire Department grant will end layoff

WESTPORT — After being laid off in September, firefighter Adam Silva just heard some good news.

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Obama Administration Tells Contractors Facing Sequestration to Not Warn Employees About Potential Layoffs

The Obama Administration issued a memorandum (White House link) late Friday, instructing Federal contractors that they should not provide WARN Act notice to employees facing sequestration. The WARN Act is designed to protect "workers, their families, and communities by requiring most employers with 100 or more employees to provide notification [...]

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HOLD OFF ON LAYOFF WARNINGS

White House tells federal contractors worried about fiscal cliff to wait before preparing big job cuts.

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Villa's eye for goal undimmed by lengthy layoff

MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona striker David Villa, gradually coming back to full fitness after eight months out with a broken leg, showed he has retained his keen eye for goal when he came off the bench to snatch the winner in Saturday's 3-2 comeback victory at Sevilla. With Barca in danger of dropping their first points of the campaign, the 30-year-old drove into the penalty area deep into added …

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Soccer-Villa's eye for goal undimmed by lengthy layoff

MADRID, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Barcelona striker David Villa, gradually coming back to full fitness after eight months out with a broken leg, showed he has retained his keen eye for goal when he came off the bench to snatch the winner in Saturday's 3-2 comeback victory at Sevilla. With Barca in danger of dropping their first points of the campaign, the 30-year-old drove into the penalty area deep …

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More Wall St. layoffs coming: report

As Wall Street closes the books on Q3, a frightful future may lie ahead. More layoffs are on the way for the big banks, according to prominent bank analyst Glenn Schorr. The Nomura analyst in a recent report warns that many banks, which are still overstaffed, need a more liberal…

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