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Forum Post: Job Cuts Posted On Valentine's Day!

Posted 9 years ago on Feb. 14, 2012, 9:49 p.m. EST by economicallydiscardedcitizen (761)
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February 14 , 2012

Raritan Township NJ - 6 Layoffs Expected

Avon Products Inc - Planning Some Layoffs, No Number Yet

The Kansas City Star - Small Number of Layoffs / Furloughs

Nazareth Area School District - Salary Freezes or Possible Layoffs

Raydon Corp. - Confirms Layoffs of Volusia Workforce

Lowes Corporate Offices in Mooresville and Wilkesboro NC - Offering Buyouts to Staff

Lakota Local Schools Ohio - 69 Proposed Layoffs

Great Falls Clinic Montana - 10 to 25 Layoffs

West suburban Indian Prairie District 204 IL - Considers 100 Layoffs

Update: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners - up to 200



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[-] 1 points by ljknoll (2) 9 years ago

How about Hallmark? Any lay-offs from them?

[-] 0 points by economicallydiscardedcitizen (761) 9 years ago

I don't know about Hallmark, but I thought today's list of news at www.dailyjobcuts.com was interesting enough for OWS leaders to take note especially of those that I have cut and pasted a link and quote to the articles mentioned since some are large or relate strongly to workers rights (the layoff and disputes of teachers or anyone involved in education is such a constant that stories related are not too unusual, but if you're interested those can be clicked through once you get to www.dailyjobcuts.com):

February 24 , 2012

Credit Suisse - Beginning 109 Layoffs in NY http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/24/credit-suisse-set-to-lay-off_n_1299906.html 'Wall Street keeps shrinking.

Credit Suisse will begin laying off employees in New York the second week of March, according to a company filing with the New York State Department of Labor and an item on the website Dealbreaker on Friday.'

Bank of Montreal ( International ) - 60

World Heart Corp. - 20

Murrieta Valley Unified School District CA - up to 66

1000 Ways to Die TV Show - 30 Crew Members Fired? http://www.burbankleader.com/the818now/tn-818-0224-union-rally-monday-to-protest-1000-ways-to-die-producer-in-burbank,0,6088957.story 'Teamsters Local 399 will stage a large rally outside the Burbank headquarters of Original Productions on Monday morning in support of crew members from the TV series "1000 Ways to Die."

"This is about healthcare, this is about safety and dignity in the workplace, and it's part of the IA's ongoing campaign to support workers in the all genres of TV,'' said Mike Miller, director of motion pictures and television for IATSE.

The union represents about 30 crew members who were fired from the show on Thursday after attempting to unionize. Launched in 2008, the Spike TV show re-creates unusual ways in which people have died.'

The Health and Human Services Central Service Region Nebraska - 10

YRC Worldwide Ohio - 121

Appleton Papers plant in the Dayton suburb Ohio - Plans 330 Layoffs http://host.madison.com/news/state_and_regional/wisconsin-paper-maker-to-lay-off-ohio-workers/article_2e12f329-9706-5aa8-b420-56377e729b45.html 'A Wisconsin-based paper manufacturer plans to lay off 330 workers in southwest Ohio and get its base paper from a Canadian supplier.'

Modea - Some Layoffs Confirmed, No Number

Salem Hospital - 30 Positions

South San School District TX - 61 Positions

Erlanger at Hutcheson GA - <5% Staff Cuts