Archive for January, 2017

GE announces employee layoffs at Niskayuna facility

NISKAYUNA, NY (WRGB)–Officials at general electric tell us workers were laid off Tuesday. Those officials tell us the layoffs took place that company’s global research center in Niskayuna, but they would not say how many have been let go. A spokesman for …

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Dozens of Layoffs to Hit Bluffton Manufacturer

PendaForm Corp. has told 76 Bluffton workers they will soon be out of a job. In a notice to the state, the recently-acquired manufacturer said final day for the affected workers will be March 25. In December, Trienda Holdings LLC acquired PendaForm …

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Bell Media says projected losses from CRTC Super Bowl ad decision impacted recent layoffs

Bell Media’s court challenge and governmental lobbying to overturn the CRTC ruling allowing Canadians to watch Fox’s Super Bowl feed complete with U.S. ads (banning the long-running policy of simultaneous substitution, or simsub, which let the Canadian …

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Employees, unions await final tallies in hospital layoffs

The effect of the most recent staff layoffs at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono has still not reached a final resolve, nearly one week after the layoffs were announced. Representatives of the Service Employees International Union and JNESO healthcare union …

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WSJ issues layoffs in Europe and Asia, reports Bloomberg.

The layoffs are happening due to a decline in print advertising and the overall cost to the publisher. This is apparently all part of the ongoing plan for WSJ 2020, reports Bloomberg. WSJ has been slowly shifting towards an online model, trying boost their …

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Court won’t consider Christie’s plea to cut school aid, bypass union contracts

In its decision, the court noted that collective bargaining issues Christie asked it to address, such as last-in-first-out teacher layoffs, had never been part of the controversial court case. Christie’s request should first be heard in trial court …

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