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Layoffs Since The Election, Merry Christmas edition
mostly DailyJobCuts.com ^ | 12/25/12 | nully

Posted on 12/25/2012 9:41:52 PM PST by null and void

Since the election:

(Updated 12/25/12 at 7:30 PM PST)

Layoffs and closures. Number of jobs lost listed where reported. USA only

Week of to # Laid off Running total Notes
11/7 11/13 21,164 21,164
11/14 11/20 35,247 56,411
11/21 11/27 3,630 60,041 Thanksgiving week
11/28 12/4 6,138 66,179
12/5 12/11 17,882 84,061
12/12 12/18 7,551 91,612
12/19 12/25 3,264 94,876 Merry Christmas!

Organization Location # Laid off Running total Sector Notes Date
Brevard Schools Brevard Co, FL 400 400 Education 12/19/12
Capital Jewelers Carson, NV 400 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Office Max Cerritos, CA 400 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Brooks Automation Chelmsford,, MA 100 500 Manufacturing 12/19/12
The Field Museum Chicago, IL 500 Museum 12/19/12
Mitch's Chicago Style Grill Grayslake, IL 500 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
The Hanover Corectional Center Hanover, VA 500 Government Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Umatilla Chemical Depot Hermiston, OR 178 678 Defense 12/19/12
ResCare Indianapolis, IN 117 795 Health 12/19/12
Krutz Jewelers Leechburg, PA 795 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Staples Little Neck, NY 795 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
LaVon's Hallmark Mandan, ND 795 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Healthways Morrisville, 150 945 Health Facility closure 12/19/12
The New Beginnings Educational Inst Mount Vernon, NY 945 Education Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
The Super Fresh Supermarket Plainsboro, NJ 945 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
KTVX/ABC 4 Salt Lake City, UT 945 Media 12/19/12
City College of San Fransisco San Fransisco, CA 12 957 Education 12/19/12
Second Time's The Charm St. Michaels, MN 957 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
The Sturgis Elevator Co Sturgis, SD 957 Food Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Avenue West Babylon, NY 957 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/19/12
Pfizer 600 1,557 Pharamceuticals 12/19/12
Liberty Medical Supplies 250 1,807 Health 12/19/12
Pura Vida Restaurant & Bar , GA 1,807 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
General Dynamics Corp. Charlottesville, VA 84 1,891 Defense 12/20/12
Cal's Bar Chicago, IL 1,891 Entertainment Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Cleveland ChopHouse & Brewery Cleveland, OH 1,891 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Utility Trailer Enterprise 70 1,961 Manufacturing 12/20/12
Niche Inc. New Bedford. MA 360 2,321 Defense 12/20/12
Klingenberg's Hardaware & Paint Newport, KY 2,321 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Post Office Reno, NV 2,321 Government Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Yo Boys Frozen Yoghurt Teaneck, NJ 2,321 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Floyd's Record Shop Ville Platte, LA 2,321 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/20/12
Morning Grind Austin, MN 2,321 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/21/12
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital Birmingham, AL 200 2,521 Health including the CEO 12/21/12
Idaho National Laboratory Idaho Falls, ID 300 2,821 Government 12/21/12
Sizzler Lake Elsinore, CA 2,821 Restaurant Closure, no number reported 12/21/12
Animal Crackers Pets Sarasota, FL 2,821 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/21/12
Kermet Corp. Simpsonville, SC 10 2,831 Electronics 12/21/12
Grace Baptist Clothes Closet St Helens, OR 2,831 Religious Inst. Closure, no number reported 12/21/12
Belvidere School District 2,831 Government Closure, no number reported 12/21/12
URS Corp Ft Meade, MA 2,831 Construction 12/22/12
Kales Kewaunee, WI 2,831 Retail Going on line 12/22/12
Blockbuster Macon, GA 2,831 Entertainment Closure, no number reported 12/22/12
The Milford School Milford-Miami TWP, OH 8 2,839 Education Janitors 12/22/12
Sam Adato's Drum Shop San Fransisco, CA 2,839 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/22/12
Tuscon Unified School District Tucson, AZ 2,839 Education 11 schools to close 12/22/12
PB Industries Vestal, NY 48 2,887 Manufacturing Facility closure 12/23/12
Opinionology Market Research Rexburg, ID 100 2,987 Call Center Facility closure 12/23/12
NationsHealth Gahhanna, OH 61 3,048 Distribution center Facility closure 12/23/12
Kenco Logistics Lockbourne, OH 140 3,188 Distribution center Facility closure 12/23/12
Dari-Farms Ice Cream Co. Inc. Tolland, MA 76 3,264 Food 12/24/12
The Halmark Store Albany, GA 3,264 Retail Closure, no number reported 12/24/12


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: jobs; layoffs; obama
Note that I'm only tracking reported layoffs, small businesses do not fall under the WARN Act and their losses are invisible. Note also that typically business closures are reported as if no one lost a job!

I've gone back through my data base and eliminted non-USA job losses where possible, some US losses may have been subtracted from the totals where losses were reported as "worldwide, without breaking out domestic jobs.

Last week I said "My guess, and it is purely a guess, is that the real number is roughly twice what I've been able to track. BLS reports as if the month ends on the 13th, my hard count number for this interval would be about 76,000, if my guesstimate on the real number being twice as high is close, the BLS should report about 155,000 on January 7th.

Removing possible foreign job losses adjusts that figure downward to approximately 68,000. Based on that and my guestimate of the non-WARN numbers, BLS should report about 136,000. It will be interesting to see the final "official" number…

In the interests of saving FR's bandwidth I'm only posting this weeks raw data. I will send an Excell spread sheet of all my data to anyone who Freepmails me their addy and requests it.

1 posted on 12/25/2012 9:41:56 PM PST by null and void
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To: null and void

These are only numbers. Its not like its real people.


2 posted on 12/25/2012 9:56:06 PM PST by samadams2000
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To: null and void

Corrections:

Liberty Medical laid off at two locations, Salem, VA and Port St Lucie, FL. The total for both locations was 450, raising the weekly total to 3,435

Pura Vida Restaurant & Bar is in Atlanta, GA.


3 posted on 12/25/2012 9:56:54 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: samadams2000

Just bumps in the road.

95,076 bumps.


4 posted on 12/25/2012 10:00:15 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: samadams2000

Hey ‘cmon, unemployment benefits are the best economic stimulus according to Pelosi. We haven’t had enough layoffs yet to really stimulate the economy! ;-/


5 posted on 12/25/2012 10:15:10 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: null and void

lost my job November 26th...


6 posted on 12/25/2012 11:06:08 PM PST by tarawa
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To: tarawa

Devon Energy?


7 posted on 12/25/2012 11:12:19 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: tarawa

Anyway, sorry to hear that, I’ve been out for a while.


8 posted on 12/25/2012 11:15:48 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: null and void

Wait until the ‘seasonal’ layoffs begin - where companies lay off the special help they got on board for Christmas.

I have a sneaky suspicion that the ‘seasonal’ layoffs will greatly exceed the number of ‘seasonal’ workers that were hired in the first place.


9 posted on 12/25/2012 11:17:11 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: null and void

Me too. Had a special Christmas dinner from the corner convenience store. A jalapeno dog, sausage dog, donut (hey gotta have sugar and calories, and some Mountain Dew Code Red). And I gave most of the jalapeno dog and sausage dog to my two pet dogs.

Total: $4:10.

Yep, everything is great in America with this “improving economy”.


10 posted on 12/25/2012 11:24:44 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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$4.10

Typo!!


11 posted on 12/25/2012 11:25:44 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Spktyr

Yeah. The day the new taxes and regulations kick in - January 1st - more than a few companies will discover just how expensive it is to keep people on the payroll.

That’s when the “seasonal” layoffs will really start in ernest.


12 posted on 12/25/2012 11:25:44 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: F15Eagle

*sigh*


13 posted on 12/25/2012 11:31:09 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: tarawa

“lost my job November 26th...”

I’m sorry tarawa - I’ll pray for you and your family.
I’ve been “repurposed” at my company - although painful; I am still working.


14 posted on 12/26/2012 5:19:31 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: F15Eagle

Had a turkey sandwich on Thanksgiving.

For some variety and because it was Christmas, I had a ham sandwich yesterday.


15 posted on 12/26/2012 6:05:59 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: null and void; mickie
My nephew was laid off (after 20-plus years in administration) in the great purges going on at Motorola, Illinois.

Layoffs are beginning to be standard news, but his is noteworthy in the fact that his extensive department was moved lock, stock and droids to Poland!

Leni

16 posted on 12/26/2012 6:17:10 AM PST by MinuteGal (I'm Going to Update the Name That No One Dares to Utter and I'll Use It From Now On......OBAMUNISM !)
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To: MinuteGal

The difference between the local state and federal governments in the US and the Russian Mafia in Poland?

When you pay the Russian Mafia “protection “ money, they leave you alone!


17 posted on 12/26/2012 8:45:30 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: null and void

Actually, the State of Texas. It was politically motivated, as some folks felt rather empowered after the election to get rid of anyone that disagreed with them.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 11:36:22 AM PST by tarawa
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To: tarawa
Damn. Precisely what Civil Service laws are supposed to prevent, and do, if you are a worse than useless liberal. *sigh*

Still, I'm actively seeking employment in Texas.

How do your prospects look?

I can introduce you to a Texas based headhunter if you'd like.

19 posted on 12/26/2012 11:54:53 AM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: null and void

Had a couple of interviews early on, but not much came of those. I really didn’t expect to hear back on much during December, because of the holidays, but we will see how January does. Right now I am trying to call in some contacts of mine to see if they know anyone in the Travis County Emergency Mgmt Dept, as there is a position there that I think I am well qualified for, but want to find out exactly what they are looking for on their application. Other than that, I’m still averaging 6-10 applications a week.


20 posted on 12/26/2012 7:26:27 PM PST by tarawa
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To: tarawa

Excellent! hang in there!


21 posted on 12/26/2012 7:55:22 PM PST by null and void (Going Galt: The won't of the people)
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To: null and void

A local restaurant that a buddy of mine owns just told me they are trying to stay afloat. I hope and pray he makes it, but it isn’t looking good if he is talking like that just coming out of the December rush.


22 posted on 12/28/2012 9:23:42 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: FreeAtlanta

I hope he can survive. The raw statistics I report here miss a hundred heartbreaking stories. Many of the places are shops and restaurants that have operated for decades or even over a century. Any failed business is bad, but there’s something especially poignant about an interview with a middle-aged or older restauranteur who talks about his grandfather starting the business when he was a young man new to America.


23 posted on 12/28/2012 9:29:24 PM PST by null and void (Socialism: Equal parts dumb and evil, in a blender.)
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To: null and void

My wife was just talking about how tight our budget is and that we have to buy a new car. I had to remind her that 1). I am not getting a raise this year and 2). The Obama tax increases (Obamacare and hidden taxes) are going to reduce our income, not to mention that the price of everything is going up. 2013 looks gloomy.

BTW, the big scare right now has been the subsidies on milk ending and milk going up to 7 per gallon. The republicans should let it happen and blame everyone who voted for Obama and Democrats. Make a huge stink about it.


24 posted on 12/29/2012 10:10:58 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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