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Propark America tells Connecticut of plans to lay off 186 in New Haven, but says not jobs to be eliminated
By Luther Turmelle, North Bureau Chief
NEW HAVEN — Propark America, which operates 31 parking garages and lots in New Haven, has notified the Connecticut Labor Department that it is laying off 186 workers at its facilities in the city, but a company spokesman says it has no plans to eliminate any jobs.
The Hartford-based company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notice Nov. 20 with the Connecticut Department of Labor. The notice says the layoffs are scheduled to begin on Jan. 20.
C.R. Bard announces layoff of 54 workers in Queensbury
QUEENSBURY -- The C.R. Bard plant in Queensbury is laying off 54 full-time employees to bring its staffing level in line with demand for its products.
Employees were notified of the layoffs Monday, and the actual reductions will take place over the next few weeks.
The layoffs announced Monday are on top of 55 layoffs at the medical device manufacturing plant in July, said Scott Lowry, C.R. Bard vice president and treasurer.
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Coal company announces layoffs in response to Obama win
By James O'Toole
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A coal company headed by a prominent Mitt Romney donor has laid off more than 160 workers in response to President Obama's election victory.
Murray Energy said Friday that it had been "forced" to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal industry during Obama's second term. In a prayer circulated by the company, CEO Robert Murray said Americans had voted "in favor of redistribution, national weakness and reduced standard of living and lower and lower levels of personal freedom.
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Local Hostess Employees Hit Hard by Layoffs
By NICOLE GONZALES and MONICA GARSKE
The sudden closure of Hostess has left 18,500 employees without jobs – many of whom work here in San Diego.
Hostess has three bakery outlets in San Diego, in Chula Vista, Escondido and El Cajon.
After Hostess CEO Gregory F. Rayburn announced the closure of the snack cake company Friday, San Diegans bombarded the local bakeries, stocking up on Twinkies, Wonder Bread and Cup Cakes.
Read more at MSNBC
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