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.
More than 100 employees have been laid off in the Newark Public School system, according to a published report.
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.
New Jersey’s largest newspaper has announced it is laying off 34 employees, the first large-scale layoffs in the paper’s history.
The New York Times has offered buyout packages to 30 newsroom staffers, and a report Monday said layoffs could follow.
Fox News Channel has reported that, “Lockheed-Martin saying that they will not issue layoff warnings before the November election.”
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.
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.
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.
It’s all part of an effort to close a $310 million budget gap.
The democrat says the $1.7 billion bill would also preserve more than 16,000 more jobs in New York.
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.
These are dire fiscal times for Nassau County and what might be done to fill the budget gap is now coming into view.
New federal grants will add police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.
School aides, parent coordinators and other public support staffers will get pink slips in October, according to education officials.
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