Layoffs

First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 5 reports

Now more than ever

This was big news yesterday: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt ... [Published Balloon Juice - 4 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 3 reports

Hastings Deering cuts 400 jobs

About 400 staff from major mining services company Hastings Deering will be sacked by the end of the day.The company, which has a head office in Brisbane, released a statement on Wednesday saying challenging market conditions has forced its decision to ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 8 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Market Basket to workers: Return Monday or you're fired.

Market Basket’s leaders are calling for all employees to return to work Aug. 4 or risk being replaced.Many employees of the regional grocery chain have been on an unofficial strike since July 21, refusing to deliver fresh produce to the chain’s 71 stores ... [Published Concord Monitor - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Superior Industries job losses painful even for NWA economy

The seemingly unstoppable Northwest Arkansas economy was punched in the gut Wednesday (July 30) as Superior Industries announced the closure of its wheel making plant in Rogers , eliminating 500 jobs as production is transitioned to sites in Fayetteville ... [Published The City Wire - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Financial advice licensee enters EU

| Staff Reporter Today's NewsASIC has accepted an enforceable undertaking (EU) from Adelaide-based licensee PGW Financial services over deficiencies in its advice to clients and supervision of authorised representatives.In a statement, ASIC said it’s ... [Published InvestorDaily - 5 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Ships Evacuate Hundreds of Workers in Libya

China has evacuated several hundred workers from Libya and is taking them by ship to Malta, the head of the Malta Civil Service, Mario Cutajar, said on Wednesday.He said the Maltese government was arranging temporary accommodation for the workers and ... [Published Maritime Executive - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Libya, Workers, Malta
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 21 reports

Amgen Pleases the Street -- but Will Layoffs Keep Critics at Bay?

If your browser does not automatically forward you to http://business-news.thestreet.com/philly/story/amgen-pleases-the-street-but-will-layoffs-keep-critics-at-bay/12826280, please click here. ... [Published Philly.com - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Amgen Inc, Layoffs
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 14 reports

The Week That Workers Won (At Least a Little)

Today's economy doesn't contain a lot of good news for working people. While the Great Recession officially ended five years ago, millions of Americans are still out of work and wages continue to lag. Yet this week, working people made some hugely significant ... [Published Huffington Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

Osram starts fresh round of job cuts

Osram has unveiled plans for nearly 8,000 more job losses. The announcement comes as the German lighting giant’s Push programme, which launched in 2012, comes to a close.Wolfgang Dehen“We will successfully complete the first stage of Osram Push shortly,” ... [Published Lighting - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Strike ballot in BBC News

BECTU plans to ballot members in BBC News and the World Service for strike action over proposals to cut 415 posts.The ballot follows a meeting on 24 July where management refused to guarantee that they would take advantage of 195 newly created jobs to ... [Published BECTU magazine - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

RBS job losses in offshore jurisdictions, Kleinwort pulls out of IoM

RBS International today announced 55 job losses across all of its offshore jurisdictions. The main impact is on Jersey where 26 positions are to go, compared to nine in the Isle of Man, three in Guernsey, and others in Gibraltar.Further jobs are also ... [Published International Adviser - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 11 reports

Independence campaigners seize on NHS comments

A warning from Labour that the NHS is “heading for the rocks” has been seized upon by independence campaigners.Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham called for any moves that put the health service “up for sale” in England to be frozen until after the ... [Published Press and Journal - 14 hours ago]

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"It is anticipated that this will result in approximately 400 redundancies across Hastings Deering business which will be implemented this month" the statement said
The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said: "David Cameron should be judged on his actions, not vague talk of jam tomorrow. Under this government people on middle and low incomes are paying more because..."
...Could the events that unfolded leading to the unexpected closure be foreseen? No. If CMT had come out and said "yes in two or three years the mine will shut" , of course contingency plans would have been made
"This seems to be racism at the lowest levels of employees with lower-level managers who either engage it or ignore it," she said. "And up the chain, managers ignore it as being just part of the work environment."

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LOCAL: Worker lockout averted at DPW Freo [Published Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News - 12 mins ago]
Drop Case, Sacked Daily Wagers Told [Published New Indian Express - 12 mins ago]
Another US beef plant closure [Published Meat & Livestock Australia - 22 mins ago]
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Shortage of tech workers vs. cheap labor: #tell... [Published USATODAY.com - Opinion - 36 mins ago]
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Mine closure effect [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - 36 mins ago]
COLUMN: We all should consider running for council [Published Thorold Edition - 36 mins ago]
Hastings Deering to cut hundreds of workers [Published Ferret.com.au - 43 mins ago]
Bank worker in £120,000 theft jailed for a year [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 53 mins ago]
Why there are crises, by Wogu [Published The Nation Nigeria - 54 mins ago]
Singapore's unemployment rate remained steady a... [Published XinMsn - 56 mins ago]
Balance must be struck on job tribunal charges [Published Herald Scotland - 58 mins ago]
Singapore Jobless Rate Stable In Q2 [Published RTTNews.com - 58 mins ago]
Major Layoffs Hit GameSpot's Editorial Team [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
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Sen: Sick time for all workers [Published Milford Daily News - 1 hour ago]
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Making workers’ rights a civil right [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
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Shortage of tech workers vs. cheap labor: #tell... [Published USATODAY.com - Opinion - 36 mins ago]
Only one in four STEM degree holders is in a STEM job. Is there a skilled-worker shortage?               ...
Hundreds of Beats workers lose jobs as Apple de... [Published Cult of Mac - 3 hours ago]
  Apple is finalizing its acquisition of Beats Electronics ahead of the August 1st closing date, and while most of Beats’ top talent will be migrating to the mothership, about 40% of Beats’ global workforce will be cut during the… Read more › img width='1' ...
Now more than ever [Published Balloon Juice - 4 hours ago]
This was big news yesterday: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt ...
NLRB’s New Ruling Could Mean Great Things for F... [Published Working In These Times - 4 hours ago]
More than 1,300 fast-food workers gathered in Chicago last weekend to strategize ways to win a $15 an hour minimum wage and the right to form a union without harassment by their employer. Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel ...
REPORT: EU Immigrants Get More Jobs than Britis... [Published Breitbart Feed - 6 hours ago]
British-born workers are less likely to be employed in the UK than European Union immigrants, according to new figures from the Eurostat agency in Brussels. The figures, according to the Telegraph, show that as a proportion of those employed, ...
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Students to give evidence in South Korea ferry ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 28 2014]
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Aid workers slaughtered in Afghanistan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 24 2014]
Crews clear debris, bodies from MH17 crash site [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 20 2014]
Microsoft announces largest layoff ever [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jul 17 2014]
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