Westchester County has approved a 2015 budget plan, with a modest spending increase and no hike in the tax levy.
Atlantic City plans to ask the state for permission to lay off some city workers.
The deal is part of a $2.76 billion budget for 2014. The plan won unanimous approval.
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
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.