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Suffolk County Seal

Suffolk Union Trades Lower Entry-Level Pay For Job Security In 2014 Budget Deal

The deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.

11/20/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Layoffs At Long Island College Hospital Have Been Postponed

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital

10/28/2013

Then Connecticut Gov. John Rowland (file / credit: Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Federal Court Rules Against Rowland Administration Layoffs

A federal appeals court says former Gov. John Rowland’s administration violated state employees’ constitutional rights when it laid off 2,800 workers based on their union membership in 2003.

06/03/2013

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Report: Newark Public Schools Lay Off Over 100 Employees

More than 100 employees have been laid off in the Newark Public School system, according to a published report.

03/03/2013

Estee Lauder products (credit: www.elcompanies.com)

Estee Lauder To Shut Down Oakland, N.J. Plant, Lay Off Workers

The fragrance company, which has been in Oakland since the 1970s, will lay off 85 employees and will offer 31 other workers a transfer to plants on Long Island or in Pennsylvania, according to information the company sent to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

01/30/2013

Cover of Wednesday's Star-Ledger

Star-Ledger Axing 34 Employees In First Major Layoff

New Jersey’s largest newspaper has announced it is laying off 34 employees, the first large-scale layoffs in the paper’s history.

01/16/2013

New York Times Headquarters Building (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Report: New York Times Offers Buyouts In Newsroom; Layoffs Could Follow

The New York Times has offered buyout packages to 30 newsroom staffers, and a report Monday said layoffs could follow.

12/03/2012

Lockheed Martin F-22 Take Off (credit: Perry Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Fact Check Friday: Fox, The President, And Lockheed Layoffs

Fox News Channel has reported that, “Lockheed-Martin saying that they will not issue layoff warnings before the November election.”

11/16/2012

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Suffolk County Layoffs Hit Department Of Health Especially Hard

With the county drowning in red ink and shouldering a projected deficit of more than $500 million, 315 jobs will be axed. The hardest hit agency is the health department, where 123 positions are being cut.

04/30/2012

Kathie Embleton among the Suffolk county workers who packed the auditorium (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Approves Reduced Layoff List

Originally the plan called for 464 layoffs but County Executive Steve Bellone had revised the list to reduce the number of those being let go while reaping the same savings.

04/24/2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Exec Revises Layoff List; As Many As 700 Employees Could Be Let Go

Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone is revising his layoff list, and a good chunk of cops are grabbing early retirement in financially strapped Suffolk County.

04/18/2012

Nassau County Seal (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Nassau County To Lay Off 300 Civil Service Employees Today

It’s all part of an effort to close a $310 million budget gap.

12/29/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

Sen. Schumer Pushes Funding Bill To Rehire Laid Off Teachers

The democrat says the $1.7 billion bill would also preserve more than 16,000 more jobs in New York.

10/20/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the union representing state workers have reached a tentative agreement that could avoid close to 3,500 layoffs if approved by the union’s membership, which voted against an earlier agreement.

10/16/2011

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano (file / credit: Edward P. Mangano on Facebook)

Proposed Nassau County Budget Cuts Becoming Clearer

These are dire fiscal times for Nassau County and what might be done to fill the budget gap is now coming into view.

10/04/2011

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