Archive for June, 2015

Eastern prepares for budget cuts with layoffs

Eastern will begin laying off employees to offset impending budget cuts from the state and low enrollment beginning in July, according to an email President David Glassman sent to faculty and staff at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. Glassman states in the email …

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University of Phoenix parent company lays off 600 workers

That’s in addition to 900 employees the company let go over the last nine months. Spokesperson Ryan Rauzon wouldn’t say where the layoffs took place specifically, but said they were spread out across the country. The layoffs are due to restructuring …

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Blacklist Update: Evidence Piles Up, Disney Maintains Denial

A total of now three accounts from workers affected by the layoffs contradict Disney’s statement — each of them encountered the blacklist, from as early as January to as recently as June. They spoke to TheDCNF on condition of anonymity for legal …

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Connellsville board hikes taxes, adds to layoffs

Connellsville Area School Board passed its final, balanced budget for 2015-16 of $69,390,063 with a tax increase while announcing 11 additional layoffs in the district. During a special meeting Tuesday, the board voted to lay off three monitor aides, five …

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CPS makes pension payment — with 1,400 layoffs, borrowing

It turns out, Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a Plan B. Unfortunately, it involves borrowing and up to 1,400 layoffs. With not a moment to spare — and with no help from Springfield — Chicago Public Schools made good on a mammoth $634 million payment to its …

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NBN contractor announces more layoffs in $41bn Tasmania project

Another round of layoffs has been announced by a National Broadband Network contractor today with sixty workers abruptly fired from the $41bn project. The workers who have been building the network in Tasmania were unexpectedly served notices of redundancy …

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