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Layoffs
Various Sources

Posted on 11/08/2012 4:55:44 AM PST by TigerClaws

Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division http://www.cnbc.com/id/49729998

ING Layoffs In State Are Unrelated To Massive Staff Reduction In Europe http://www.courant.com/business/connecticut-insurance/hc-ing-layoffs-20121107,0,5645363.story

Caterpillar’s Layoffs Parallel A Falling Monthly Copper Price Index http://agmetalminer.com/2012/11/07/caterpillars-layoffs-parallel-a-falling-monthly-copper-price-index/

More Layoffs May Be In Store for Alcatel-Lucent http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/11/06/more-layoffs-may-be-in-store-for-alcatel-lucent.aspx

Boeing Telegraphs Layoffs in Defense, Space & Security Unit http://247wallst.com/2012/11/07/boeing-telegraphs-layoffs-in-defense-space-security-unit/

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs this month, in 2013 http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2012/11/06/2160493/umatilla-chemical-depot-plans.html#storylink=cpy

Hawker Beechcraft to close plants in Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, cut more jobs http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/52f3fff526904fc68717a1cf890c9f9c/KS—Hawker-Beechcraft-Layoffs


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; boeing; caterpillar; jobs; layoffs
Layoffs rise as firms retrench due to earnings http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2012/10/25/layoffs-job-cuts-earnings/1658147/

Auto industry could ease manufacturing slowdown [or not when you read the article] http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Auto-industry-could-ease-manufacturing-slowdown-4007034.php

Chemical depot shutdown leads to higher jobless rate http://www.eastoregonian.com/news/local_news/chemical-depot-shutdown-leads-to-higher-jobless-rate/article_747dad7e-14e9-11e2-a7d1-001a4bcf887a.html

Small Business Employment, Revenues In Downward Trend, Says Intuit http://www.gaebler.com/News/Small-Business-Finance/Small-Business-Employment,-Revenues-in-Downward-Trend,-Says-Intuit-900000259.htm

Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law.

Dana Holding Corp.

As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing company in Ohio known as Dana Holding Corp., warned their employees of potential layoffs, citing “$24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses”. After laying off several white collar staffers, company insiders have hinted at more to come. The company will have to cover the additional $24 million cost somehow, which will likely equate to numerous cuts in their current workforce of 25,500 worldwide.

Stryker

One of the biggest medical device manufacturers in the world, Stryker will close their facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs in December. Worse, they plan on countering the medical device tax in Obamacare by slashing 5% of their global workforce - an estimated 1,170 positions.

Medtronic

In March of 2010, medical device maker Medtronic warned that Obamacare taxes could result in a reduction of precisely 1,000 jobs. That plan became reality when the company cut 500 positions over the summer, with another 500 set for the end of 2013.

Others

A short list of other companies facing future layoffs at the hands of Obamacare:

•Smith & Nephew - 770 layoffs •Abbott Labs - 700 layoffs •Covidien - 595 layoffs •Kinetic Concepts - 427 layoffs •St. Jude Medical - 300 layoffs •Hill Rom - 200 layoffs

Add on those companies reducing hours to keep employees part-time and avoid Obamacare taxes.

Link to full article embedded with more data: http://connect.freedomworks.org/news/view/320794?destination=node%2F320794

(FR member Lorianne compiled these)

Feel free to add to the list.

1 posted on 11/08/2012 4:55:45 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

You missed a few.

Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division
http://www.cnbc.com/id/49729998
Cut 30 percent of management jobs

Rocketdyne lays off 100 – mostly in San Fernando Valley
http://www.cnbc.com/id/49729998


2 posted on 11/08/2012 5:03:19 AM PST by Haddit
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To: TigerClaws

I heard RIMM closed down (Ariz?) and layed off 3000 people yesterday.


3 posted on 11/08/2012 5:03:33 AM PST by CharlotteVRWC
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To: TigerClaws

UNEXPECTED.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 5:03:50 AM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: TigerClaws

To everyone who is losing their job, who voted for Romney, I’m sorry, I hope you find a good job soon. To those losing their jobs who voted for hussein I say good, I hope you lose your homes cars, everything. Mean, yes I know. It doesn’t sit well with me to wish ill on others. But in this case they richly deserve it, they need to feel some of the pain and suffering they are helping to inflict on everyone by helping hussein continue to destroy the economy and our freedoms, our very way of life.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 5:12:50 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: TigerClaws

Today is layoff day for my company here in Alabama. By 3:00pm 200+ poor souls (58% of the work force) will receive the bad news. Victims of sequestration.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 5:19:52 AM PST by BO Stinkss
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To: ThunderSleeps

“It doesn’t sit well with me to wish ill on others.”

These people would not hesitate to wish and inflict ill on you.

They are willing and complicit revolutionaries who would dictate to others how to live and what to think.

They will be or are bearing the results of their voting decision.

It’s only right that they should bear the responsibility for what they do because they thought they were making you bear the responsibility for their revolutionary zeal.

Screw ‘em.

IMHO

Best Regards.


7 posted on 11/08/2012 5:24:07 AM PST by ripley
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To: ThunderSleeps

I only wish I had said it first.

I will add though that I hope the same thing on every person who did not go vote against hussien and every person who did not vote out of protest and every person who claims to be conservative who voted third party.

I sat in a restaurant yesterday. Five of us old farts and a bunch of youngsters from a nearby cubicle farm. 37 people and I’d bet a lot that 32 of them didn’t have a clue or a care about what just happened. I wanted to scream at them. I had to leave.


8 posted on 11/08/2012 5:24:40 AM PST by Sequoyah101
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To: BO Stinkss

Sorry to hear, prayers to your co-workers.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 5:30:52 AM PST by Made In The USA (Obama may not be running on his record, but he sure as hell can't run from it.)
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To: TigerClaws

Darden Restaurants moving every worker to part time.

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-10-07/business/os-darden-part-time-workers-20121007_1_darden-restaurants-health-insurance-olive-gardens

Must be under thirty hours a week now to avoid ObamaCare.


10 posted on 11/08/2012 5:35:09 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

At this point, the sooner the policies of the left are proven to be failures, the sooner the way can be cleared for a real alternative.
I will not help the system to survive. The left must be allowed to stew in their own juices to the point where they begin fighting amongst themselves for diminishing resources, a la Greque.
In this regard, we will be limiting our commerce as much as possible, limiting purchases, buying used. Any commerce we do will be done among like-minded people. Slowing the velocity of money through the system will help grind it to a halt. We already know that most businesses will not be hiring, and many will be converting full-time employees into part-time to avoid obamacare. The makers will be going Galt to various degrees.
There are many other things that people are doing with their assets to keep them away from being redistributed, and people are clever, and the government will run out of other peoples money sooner than later. In desperation, the government may float a wealth tax, pay fairness, etc. Those will be signs that we are winning. The faster we starve the beast, the sooner people will look for an alternative. The worse things get, the more electable and conservative the alternative will become.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 5:37:15 AM PST by dontreadthis
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To: ThunderSleeps
But in this case they richly deserve it, they need to feel some of the pain and suffering they are helping to inflict on everyone by helping hussein continue to destroy the economy and our freedoms, our very way of life.

Agree completely. Although in most cases the clueless a$$ hat's supporters are nothing more than brain dead parasites leeching off the productive, I am to look forward to the day those who do have jobs today lose them quickly. Scumbags voting for "revenge"? Well, here's to the "revenge", and more importantly - economic reality - coming back and biting you ignorant libtard morons in your fat a$$es.

12 posted on 11/08/2012 5:42:54 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: CharlotteVRWC

RIM (Blackberry) just laid off appx 200 people in in their Irving, Texas office.


13 posted on 11/08/2012 5:43:06 AM PST by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: TigerClaws

So, will this Friday’s jobs report show an “unexpected” rise in unemployment numbers to back above 8%?


14 posted on 11/08/2012 5:43:59 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: TigerClaws

I’m in DOD and I’ve been told my last day is November 30.

Wife works in DOD also. Not looking too good for my family. Thanks so much all you “staunch, principled republicans.” That’s the spirit...


15 posted on 11/08/2012 5:59:03 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: TigerClaws

Hawker Beechcraft in Wichita is laying off 170 people this week.


16 posted on 11/08/2012 6:01:12 AM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: TigerClaws

bfl


17 posted on 11/08/2012 6:04:36 AM PST by txmissy
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To: Sequoyah101
"and every person who claims to be conservative who voted third party."

Just one point.... Your point above, I take exception to...

Why in the good name of gravytrain would any alleged conservative vote for any one in the GOP?

They have proved to be anything but conservative.

Just listen to the leader of the "conservative" On the radio this morning, I heard Boehner say to Obama in a public address: "We want you to succeed."

If you have anyone to blame, look in the damn mirror, why do you "mainstream" GOP types accept substandard candidates or what ever is thrown in your path... Drink your KoolAid, and blame yourself for being a guppy.

18 posted on 11/08/2012 6:14:11 AM PST by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: TigerClaws

http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/


19 posted on 11/08/2012 6:15:14 AM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: Haddit

Anyone watch the film of the riots and firebombs being thrown at police in Greece this morning? With a 25% unemployment they are really in turmoil.

If that is a sign of our future, things don’t look so good. I’ll be very happy to live in my rural secluded farm as a hermit for a few years. I have enough books to last for at least fifteen years of reading.

I see what is coming as birth pains for something much greater. Yes it will hurt but the end result will be wonderful. Also, Yes we have global warming. Not man made, but due to the increased presence of the Holy Spirit.

Remember, giving a prayerful blessing to an evil person is like placing hot coals upon their head. This is the reason that the weeds in the wheat field will be burned in Matthew 13!


20 posted on 11/08/2012 6:27:59 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: ThunderSleeps

Amen to that.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 6:29:39 AM PST by MatD
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To: BO Stinkss

Where my brother works, Food Lion in Maryland, they just cut everyone’s hours back to 30. That is so they do not have to offer health insurance. The other employees were all complaining, but had no clue why their hours were cut.


22 posted on 11/08/2012 6:31:01 AM PST by Weiner (e)
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To: Common Sense 101

Sometimes the “school of hard knocks” is the only method of learning for stubborn ignorant people. It’s why the class colors are “black & blue!”


23 posted on 11/08/2012 6:31:01 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: TigerClaws

These layoffs are of no concern to the general population as long as they get free birth control.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 6:31:23 AM PST by MatD
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“So, will this Friday’s jobs report show an “unexpected” rise in unemployment numbers to back above 8%?”

They will continue to fudge the numbers.


25 posted on 11/08/2012 6:32:24 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: Weiner

And they will blame the GOP for their hours getting cut.

People emote, they do not think.


26 posted on 11/08/2012 6:32:28 AM PST by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: tired&retired

There was some report blaming the rise a couple months ago on people seeking jobs.

Apparently if you give up you aren’t counted.


27 posted on 11/08/2012 6:45:06 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Kmart is closing its Durham store and laying off 79 people, the company has notified state officials. The store, which operated for nearly three decades is slated to close Jan. 20. Liquidation sales will get underway this weekend.

Sears capped off the holiday shopping season with the dispiriting announcement that it would have to close between 100 to 150 stores. A list of Sears and K-marts to be shuttered quickly followed, mostly concentrated in Florida, Michigan, Ohio and Georgia.

Elsewhere in the country, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic, the remaining Filene’s Basements and Syms stores are going dark, after having milked the last of the season.

Michael Wiener, president of Excess Space Retail Services in Lake Success, NY, estimates that there will be between 6,000 to 9,000 store closing in 2012 among national and regional retailers, outside of bankruptcies.

This is upwards to 50% more than what would be a normal level of store closings for a typical year, he says.

Is this the season of retail store bankruptcies? Sears, K-Mart, ........ ???


28 posted on 11/08/2012 6:51:49 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: TigerClaws

Let the public have two years to consider their folly and have good candidates lined up for Senate seats.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 6:58:54 AM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: TigerClaws
"Layoffs"

All soon to become direct federal employees courtesy of ever increasing tax rates.
30 posted on 11/08/2012 7:58:23 AM PST by indthkr
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To: libertarian27

That’s a great link, thanks. Everyone that needs to fire employees, I hope they somehow fire the ones who voted for obama. They need to pay.


31 posted on 11/08/2012 9:43:10 AM PST by bluerose ("Equal opportunity, not equal outcome" ~Paul Ryan)
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To: tired&retired

The U3 numbers are gov’t mush; if they used the U6 numbers, millions more might wake-up to reality. Or not.


32 posted on 11/08/2012 9:55:56 AM PST by carriage_hill (America - a great idea while it lasted... it's over.)
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To: SERE_DOC

You just can’t fix stupid can you so why should I even try?

I won’t.


33 posted on 11/08/2012 12:36:45 PM PST by Sequoyah101
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