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Layoffs, Bankruptcy, and Closings

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Winter Woman, Nov 16, 2012.

    Winter Woman

    Winter Woman Well-Known Member

    Here's some real numbers for you.

    This is Layoffs just since the election.

    November 16 , 2012
    Galloway Township NJ - Layoff Notices Friday
    Lawrence & Memorial Hospital - 22
    Variety - 20 to 25

    November 15 , 2012
    Tooele Utah - Another 22 Layoffs
    Owens-Illinois Inc Perrysburg HQ - 25
    Update: Procter & Gamble - Plans More Job Cuts
    Judson University - 21
    SIU Carbondale - Layoffs Possible in Jan.
    SNS ( Dutch Bank / Insurance ) - 750
    ITW Consumer - Warns of 73 Layoffs in FL
    GE Healthcare in VT - 50
    Dahlgren's in Crookston MN. - 12 Layoffs Possible
    Texas Instruments 1,700 Layoffs Worldwide
    PotashCorp International - Layoff Notices for Allan Mines
    Ford ( Australia ) - 212
    Timken Co - More Temp Layoffs
    Studio Tiny Speck - Some Layoffs as MMO Glitch Closes
    American Cotton Growers Littlefield facility - 110
    St. Lawrence County NY - Budget May = 30 Job Cuts
    Update: Ericsson ( Sweden ) - 1,500

    November 14 , 2012
    [h=2]Stryker Corporation - 96[/h] Westchester County NY - 126 Layoffs in Proposed Budget
    The Brattleboro Retreat - 27 Layoffs, 4 Positions Lost
    Turkey Point Nuclear Plant FL - 277 Layoffs Possible
    Otsego County NY - 10 Layoffs Possible
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical NC - 950 Positions by June 2013
    Update: Smithfield Foods Inc. Meat Plant VA - Starting Layoffs
    Update: Cummins - Starts Layoffs in Indiana
    Solel Solar Systems ( International ) - 140+
    Panasonic - 10,000 More Layoffs by End of March
    Pierce Manufacturing in Bradenton - Layoffs begin
    Optus ( International ) - Additional 184
    Gamesa Energy - 92 Layoff Notices
    Report: Spain's Bankia ( International ) - 5,000
    Tooele County UT - 22
    Monitor Group - 235 Layoffs, Probably Much Less

    November 13 , 2012
    Xerox Corp. - 2,500
    Citigroup Inc. - 100 in Long Island NY
    Atlantic City's Casinos - Workers Face Layoffs After Sandy
    Glens Falls Hospital NY - 29
    Bayou Cane Louisiana - 7 FD Layoffs Likely
    San Diego Hospice - Possible Violations may = Layoffs
    Sun Media newspaper division ( International ) - 500
    Publishing Firm Lulu in Raleigh - 9
    Iron Range nonprofit Minn. - Layoffs Pending
    Hostess - 3 Plant Closing = 627 Jobs Lost
    Hamilton FD Ohio - Possible 2 Closing - 17 Layoffs
    NBCUniversal - 500
    Dana Corporation - Warns Employees of Poss. Layoffs
    Mississippi County Arkansas - About 12 Layoffs
    TMX Group ( International ) - Plans to Cut 100 Jobs

    November 12 , 2012
    Update: Wingspan Portfolio Advisors - 459 Possible Layoffs
    German news agency dapd -100
    [h=1]The Commercial Appeal - Another Round of Layoffs?[/h] Airlines SAS ( International ) - About 6,000 Jobs Lost

    November 11 , 2012

    November 10 , 2012
    Update: DuPont Co in Richmond VA - 64
    TMX Group Ltd. - 100
    Penn Refrigeration - 40
    Wilkes-Barre PA - Layoffs Possible
    Standard Bank Group Ltd. - up to 15% of Staff
    The Art Gallery of Windsor ( International ) - 12
    American Coal - 54
    New Energy Corp. Indiana - Idles 40

    November 9 , 2012
    Mills Manufacturing NC - 68
    TECO Coal Corporation - 90
    Energizer Holdings Inc - 1,500
    Update: Exide Technologies in Laureldale - 150
    Southeastern Container - 15
    Update: UtahAmerican Energy Inc - 102
    The SCA plant in Barton - Plans Staff Reductions
    Plexus Corp - Contract Loss Could = Layoffs
    Yakima Regional Medical Center Washington - 10+
    Crouse Hospital Syracuse NY - 70 Jobs

    November 8 , 2012
    Eagle-Tribune in North Andover - 21
    Ameridose LLC - up to 650 Layoffs
    EMD Millipore St. Charles - Some Layoffs
    Groupon - 80
    Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne - 100
    Slidell La. - Warns of Possible Layoffs
    Westinghouse Anniston - 50
    Research in Motion Ltd. HQ - 200
    Lightyear Network Solutions - 12+
    The Providence Journal Co. - 23
    Hawker Beechcraft - 240 Layoffs + Facility Closings

    November 7 , 2012
    Boeing - 30% of Executives at Defense Unit
    CVPH Medical Center - 17 Pink Slips
    U.S. Cellular - 980
    Commerzbank ( German ) - up to 6,000 Layoffs Poss.
    Spanish airline Iberia - up to 7,000 Possible
    Momentive Performance Materials - 150 Temp, Layoffs
    Brake Parts LLC - 75
    Gameforge Berlin - 20
    Vestas Wind Systems - 3,000 More Job Cuts
    Husqvarna AB - 600
    ING - 2,350
    Ericsson ( Sweden) - 1,550
    SRA International Inc - 222 in Arlington Va.
    PerkinElmer - 66 Layoffs During 3rd Quarter
    Majestic Star Casino and Hotel - About 80
    Center for Hospice / Palliative Care NY - 40 Temp. Layoffs

    November 6 , 2012
    Bristol-Myers - 480 Sales Related Jobs in NJ
    Update: the Lower Bucks Hospital - 30
    Oce North America, Inc. CT - 135
    Updated: Corning in Erwin NY - 100

    United Blood Services Gulf region - 10% of Workforce
    The Atlantic Lottery Corporation ( International )- 16
    Winter Woman

    Winter Woman Well-Known Member

    These are the closings

    November 16 , 2012
    Merillat closing its two plants in Atkins VA in January
    Kutcha's Party Store, 912 E. Ganson St., in Jackson Michigan
    Marathon Gas Station in Jefferson County Ohio
    10 Los Angeles County courthouses

    November 15 , 2012
    GameStop - Closing 200 Outlets
    Secura Insurance will close its Okemos, Mich., office by April 1
    Crooked Fence Gifts in Enumclaw WA - But Continuing Online
    Anastasia's Accessories in Hoboken NJ
    My Country Delicatessen in Niagara Falls
    Both Johnnie's Foodmaster stores in Somerville MA
    Update: Laurel Hill Healthcare in Winsted
    The Monroe County Home in Aberdeen Miss.
    Superfresh market on Cuthbert Boulevard NJ
    Stanek’s Nursery at 2929 E. 27th Ave Spokane Washington
    Hysil Outlet announce that their Northgate Revere store will be closing
    Capital Nursery Closing The Elk Grove and Citrus Heights location Ca
    V.A. Anderson Clothing & Shoes in Princeton IL
    The Kmart store at 4 Tunnel Road in Asheville NC - Late January 2013
    Bank of America has announced its branch on Cherry Street in Macon Ga April 5
    Promark Research Closing Call Center in Ammon Idaho?
    Fresenius Medical Care Closing Billing Office in Lehigh Country - 92 Jobs Lost
    The Upper Crust pizza chain Closing 10 Boston Area Restaurants
    November 14 , 2012
    Chicago suit maker Hart Schaffner Marx Warns of Possible Des Plaines Plant Closing = 567 layoffs
    Tessera Technologies Inc to Close Tel Aviv Facility ( International )
    Manassas News & Messenger Va. - 33 Jobs Lost
    Xbox World and PSM3 magazines
    SuperFresh outlets in Marlton and Westmont NJ
    The Bagel Shoppe in Katonah NY
    Ben Franklin and Homestead House Gifts in the Kimball Ridge Center in Waterloo IA
    Several West Virginia Suzuki dealerships Being Forced to Close
    Kowalski Cos Closing All 4 of its Metro Detroit Delis but to Continue Food Production
    Three Memphis charter schools and one in Nashville Tenn. Could Close Due to Poor Test ScoresThe Custer School District SD - Closing 2 Rural Schools
    The Dressing Room, on North Lincoln Avenue IL
    The Utica office of IBOPE NY

    November 13 , 2012
    Montague’s Jewelers in Rimrock Mall
    The District of Columbia - Submits Plans to Close 20 Schools
    Teleperformance USA confirmed Monday it was shutting down its Pocatello branch
    The Pub Restaurant on 4th Street Live in Louisville KY
    Old Town Alehouse 5233 Ballard Ave in Seattle?
    Space Aliens restaurants in Minot and Grand Forks ND
    DeWaay Financial Network LLC
    Sears at Quail Springs Mall Oklahoma City OK.
    Fashion Bug in O'Fallon MO is closing in January
    Kmart Store in Oak Hill W. Va
    Update: Jett & Hall men's clothing store in Richmond KY
    D.C. school List of Possible Schools Closing to Be released Later today
    Dunkin' Donuts in Holly Hill FL
    Hostess Brands Inc Permanently Closing 3 Bakeries Following a Nationwide Strike
    Philips Electronics subsidiary Lightolier will close its local fluorescent light fixture manufacturing plant in Willington
    November 12 , 2012
    Update: 2 SunTrust Bank branches on the Eastern Shore of Virginia
    Dena's Hallmark in Champaign Commons Plaza IL?

    November 11 , 2012
    HarperCollins Publishers to close its warehouse and distribution operation in Throop next summer

    November 10 , 2012
    Rider’s Closet Tack Shop in Crary Mills NY?
    Williamson Bicycle Works Closing at 640 W. Washington Ave Store, Other Store Open
    Update: Bakers Footwear Group Begins Liquidating 150 Stores Across the Country
    Vyn-All Pool Products Plant in McKenzie Tenn.
    Christensen’s Furniture
    Mountain West Research closed its call center in Idaho Falls
    Blockbuster Video Store at 545 N.Telegraph Rd. in Monroe
    Fishbones General Store in Mount Vernon NH?
    Bartikowsky Jewelers in Wilkes-Barre PA
    The Red Oak Comfort Food and Pie Co in Bloomington
    Heritage House Antiques Store in Port Royal
    House of Shalimar in Ithaca NY
    Update: Target Store in Hickory Hollow Area Tenn.
    Mike-sell's Snack Food Co. is closing three Ohio distribution facilities - < 40 Jobs Lost
    Richboro's Patagonia Bar and Grill PA
    The Party Warehouse closing 2 Stores
    Holland Jewelers located near SouthPark Mall in Moline

    November 9 , 2012
    The Pizza Inn restaurant on Hughes Boulevard in Elizabeth City NC
    Waltz Pharmacy in Waldoboro Maine
    Zac's Place in Hinsdale IL
    Lone Star Steakhouse at 70th and O streets and Ruby Tuesday at 56th Street in Lincoln NE
    Career Education Corp - Closing 23 Campuses - 900 Jobs Lost
    Handy Hardware to close its 2-year-old Meridian, Miss. warehouse
    Shamrock Bar at Payne City's Rose Avenue. in GA?

    November 8 , 2012
    Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.
    Mount Pleasant&#8217;s Albrecht Sentry Foods
    The Target store at Manassas Mall Va.
    Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC
    Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location
    Calgary's iconic Rideau Music store ( International )
    The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA
    Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT
    Movie Scene Milford Location NH
    Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant - 620 Layoffs Expected
    Gomer&#8217;s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City
    Kmart in Homer Glen

    November 7 , 2012
    Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington
    AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn.
    The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs
    Island Colors - A Carolina Beach Clothing Store
    The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC
    Meanders Kitchen West Seattle location at 6032 California Ave: White Center Location Still Open
    Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN
    Townsend Booksellers in Oakland
    The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC - 79 Jobs Lost

    November 6 , 2012
    [h=1]Guarantee Shoe Store in Beaumont Texas[/h] Associated Milk Producers Inc. Closing manufacturing facility in Dawson Minn. - 130 Jobs Lost
    FacadeTek Inc Closes Whitestown Facility - 72 Jobs Lost
    Comet Market in Punxsutawney Pa.
    JC Penney store in Miracle City Mall Titusville FL
    TurboCare Inc Closing Manchester CT Facility - 88
    The United Colors of Benetton store on Armitage Avenue IL Update: Bicycle shop Ten 27 Cycles 1027 Davis St. in Evanston IL
    Winter Woman

    Winter Woman Well-Known Member

    Hope that I can post the Bankruptcy. Not as many I guess they'd rather go out of business than file. I know there has to be more but I'm not going to collect that data.

    November 16 , 2012

    Fresno's Abbey Design & Flooring Center
    Helicos BioSciences

    November 15 , 2012

    November 14 , 2012
    Overseas Shipholding Group Inc.
    ReVolt Technology

    November 13 , 2012
    AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc

    November 12 , 2012
    Aletheia Research & Management Inc

    November 11 , 2012

    November 10 , 2012
    Omtron USA
    Helmkampf Construction in Olivette
    Clear Light Publishers

    November 9 , 2012

    November 8 , 2012
    Monitor Company Group LP

    November 7 , 2012
    ThinkEquity LLC
    Homer City Funding LLC

    November 6 , 2012
    US Suzuki Distributor - Chapter 11

    FlyLikeAnEagle Well-Known Member

    Bain Capital sure owned a lot of companies.

    ChesusRice Well-Known Member

    And this differs how from before?
    Winter Woman

    Winter Woman Well-Known Member

    that actually was funny.

    Totoe Well-Known Member

    Congratulations Woman, you can post almost one half of a data set. Thanks for not bothering to interpret said data by mixing numbers with your own ideas as to what the data reflect. You posted the red columns from a statistic data sheet and left out the black columns, I am assuming you did this to make some point about how the election results have hurt our economy. Is this the inference you are trying to make?

    FreedomWorks Well-Known Member

    I'm worried that we are getting too close to the "fiscal cliff"
    Especially since we just elected a president whose campaign slogan is "Forward"


    HotCheetos Active Member

    My calls for the two big closures are this...
    Sears and K Mart, during Obama's term.
    Be around 500K jobs lost.

    hotrodharley Well-Known Member

    Their vehicle sales have sucked for years. This POS company went tits up way before Obama was even elected the first time and was bolstered in the US only due to motorcycle sales. That's just one. You're nuts. Especially if you believe 90% of these bastards as they use any excuse to bail out with golden parachutes - a Republican favorite.

    You even dateline it Election Day. You "conservatives" sound like the simpletons you are.

    cannabineer Ursus marijanus

    What is lacking here imo is a comparison of layoff, closure etc. rates to the baselines established buy the last ten (or so) years. The naked numbers lack meaning and serve only to incite a general deficiency of gruntlement. Jmo. cn

    Totoe Well-Known Member

    Are you going to ignore the fact that the companies are owned by the same corporate entity and have both been suffering from declining market share for over ten years, so that you may blame this on Obama?

    Totoe Well-Known Member

    This is basically what I tried to point out earlier, but as always you say it better.

    cannabineer Ursus marijanus

    Actually we're after the same basic principle - perspective - but if i understand your post, we're following two different dimensions.
    You are interested in the corresponding positive news ... openings&expansions, hirings etc.
    I am interested in scaling the prima facie impressive list of negatives against the rates at which these things have been happening. WW implies but never states that this is extraordinary, "serves us right" for re-electing the poorer economic leader.
    but what if these events are not a spike, but buried in or even beneath the noise floor of the base layoff/closure rates? In that case, I accuse her news source of using statistics in the Clemensian idiom, i.e. as needing improvement before even meriting the descriptor "damned lies". Jmo. cn

    Totoe Well-Known Member

    Gotcha, you are pointing out that she does not use history to show that this layoff/closure rate is abnormally high, while I point out she is only using half the data set.

    ChesusRice Well-Known Member

    They should of gone tits up during Reagans term.

    canndo Well-Known Member

    This entire situation was engineered by your favorite worm, Grover Nordquist. If we do go over what ever cliff this is, it will be because of Republican intransigence. Of course the right will make it look as though Obama won't play with the other kids in the sand lot but the truth is that it is actually the bullies on the right that see compromise as a word for "something is broken".

    HotCheetos Active Member

    No, I am fully aware that they are awful. JCPenny could join 'em, too in the next 4 years. All the riff raff retailers are gonna get killed this next year.

    kelly4 Well-Known Member

    Translation: "I don't know what you're talking about, but it's the fault of the Republicans."

    UncleBuck Well-Known Member

    since when did fox news start posting on this forum?

    one starred.

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