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List of Job Cuts/Closings Since Obama’s Reelection


Here it is:

The cancellation of a billion dollar computer modernization program will cost 115 people their jobs at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the Air Force said Thursday.

An additional 55 civilian and military base employees will be reassigned from the failed Expeditionary Combat Support System project. Those losing their jobs are advisory and assistance services contract employees, the Air Force said.

The Air Force concluded the program is no longer viable, a statement said. “Therefore, we are cancelling the program and moving forward with other options in order to meet requirements,” it said, adding that the Air Force “will be better served by developing an entirely new strategy.”

Earlier this year, the Dayton Daily News reported that problems with the computer modernization project put it at risk, although the government had already spent nearly $1 billion on it.

 

http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/news/117-to-lose-jobs-at-wright-patt-with-program-cance/nS2TY/

COMPANIES PLAN MASSIVE LAYOFFS AS OBAMACARE BECOMES REALITY

Freedom Works has put together a list of companies that will be laying off employees as a result of President Barack Obama’s health care law:

“Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law.

Dana Holding Corp.

As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing company in Ohio known as Dana Holding Corp., warned their employees of potential layoffs, citing “$24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses”. After laying off several white collar staffers, company insiders have hinted at more to come. The company will have to cover the additional $24 million cost somehow, which will likely equate to numerous cuts in their current workforce of 25,500 worldwide.

Stryker

One of the biggest medical device manufacturers in the world, Stryker will close their facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs in December. Worse, they plan on countering the medical device tax in Obamacare by slashing 5% of their global workforce – an estimated 1,170 positions.

Boston Scientific

In October of 2009, Boston Scientific CEO Ray Elliott, warned that proposed taxes in the health care reform bill could “lead to significant job losses” for his company. Nearly two years later, Elliott announced that the company would be cutting anywhere between 1,200 and 1,400 jobs, while simultaneously shifting investments and workers overseas – to China.”

Medtronic

In March of 2010, medical device maker Medtronic warned that Obamacare taxes could result in a reduction of precisely 1,000 jobs. That plan became reality when the company cut 500 positions over the summer, with another 500 set for the end of 2013.

Others

short list of other companies facing future layoffs at the hands of Obamacare:

Smith & Nephew – 770 layoffs
Abbott Labs – 700 layoffs
Covidien – 595 layoffs
Kinetic Concepts – 427 layoffs
St. Jude Medical – 300 layoffs
Hill Rom – 200 layoffs
Beyond the complete elimination of a significant number of American jobs is another looming problem created by the health care law – a shift from full-time to part-time workers.

Read More

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2012/nov/8/picket-companies-plan-massive-layoffs-obamacare-be/#ixzz2BlEF9LV8

 

*The number beside the company are the number of layoffs, the companies with no numbers listed are closing…

November 9 , 2012

TECO Coal Corporation – 90

Energizer Holdings Inc – 1500

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

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

Monitor Company Group LP

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

Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.

Mount Pleasant’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’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City

Kmart in Homer Glen

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

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 losing its West Seattle location at 6032 California Ave

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

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

Guarantee Shoe Store in Beaumont Texas

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

US Suzuki Distributor – Chapter 11

http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/#.UJwVDQHUOEh.facebook

 

Do elections have consequences? If you have been paying attention to the financial markets, you might think so. Wall Street has had two horrible days since President Obama won a second term.

However, stock prices are not the only thing taking a hit. It appears that the job market is also suffering. In the last 48 hours, the following major corporations have announced layoffs in America (links take you to news stories about the layoffs – with details from the companies):

• Husqvarna –

Husqvarna AB (HUSQB), the world’s biggest maker of powered garden tools, plans to cut about 600 jobs in a move that will save 220 million kronor ($33 million) a year by 2014.

• Bristol-Meyers –

Bristol-Myers Squibb is following up its lackluster third-quarter results with almost 480 layoffs. As Pharmalot reports, the company notified the New Jersey government that it would scale back in Plainsboro, which means the cuts will hit its sales operations.

• Boeing (30% of their management staff) –

Boeing Co. said Wednesday it plans to employ 30% fewer executives at its Boeing Defense, Space & Security unit by the end of 2012 compared to 2010 levels.

More at link:

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/how-many-businesses-have-announced-closings-or-lay-offs-since-obama-won-a-second-term/

 

Welcome to Obamaville: Pepsi looking to layoff 4,000 workers

http://www.fireandreamitchell.com/2012/11/08/welcome-to-obamaville-pepsi-looking-to-layoff-4000-workers/

 

The Axe Falls: Bristol-Myers To Cut Nearly 500 Jobs

http://www.pharmalot.com/2012/11/the-axe-falls-bristol-myers-to-cut-nearly-500-jobs/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20Pharmalot%20(Pharmalot)

 

 

 

Here’s an e-mail I sent to all of my conservative friends this morning, with links:

From multiple sources, as noted:
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Elections have consequences, now that the Free-Shit-Fairy has 4 more years to finish us off, the other shoe is ready to drop right into the asses of ALL of the wagon pullers!!! The left is going to end up with a hang-over of biblical proportions over this one…

NOTE: Some of these have been announced over the last couple of months…
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Election over let the layoff start: Boeing to cut 30%
Boeing Co announced a major restructuring of its defense division on Wednesday that will cut 30 percent of management jobs from 2010 levels, close facilities in California and consolidate several business units to cut costs.

[link to www.chicagotribune.com]

Vestas Seeks 20 Percent Stake Sale, Cuts 3,000 More Jobs

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS) is seeking to sell a stake of as much as 20 percent and said it’s reducing headcount by 3,000 to raise the staff cuts by the biggest wind turbine maker to almost a third over two years.

[link to www.businessweek.com]

Hawker Beechcraft announces more layoffs

The company says 240 employees will lose their jobs with the closing of Hawker Beechcraft Services facilities in Little Rock, Ark.; Mesa, Ariz.; and San Antonio, Texas.

It also plans to cut a total of 170 jobs at its Wichita headquarters and at its completion center in Little Rock. More than half of the jobs being elimianted are in Arkansas, however the planemaker refused to release an exact number.

[link to www.kwch.com]

Research in Motion cuts jobs at U.S. headquarters in Irving

Research in Motion Ltd., the maker of BlackBerry smartphones, laid off about 200 people at its U.S. headquarters in Irving on Wednesday, according to a source close to the company who did not want to be named.
Canada-based RIM spokesman Nick Manning confirmed that layoffs occurred in Irving but would not specify how many. RIM employed about 700 people there.

[link to www.dallasnews.com]

U.S. Cellular drops Chicago, cuts 640 local jobs

The move will result in 980 job cuts at U.S. Cellular, with 640 in the Chicago area, according to a spokeswoman. The cuts are slightly under 12 percent of the approximately 8,400 total employees U.S. Cellular had at the end of the third quarter.

[link to biztimes.com]

SRA International to lay off 222 in Arlington
Fairfax-based SRA International Inc. has given notice to the the Virginia Workforce Network that it will lay off 222 people in Arlington Jan. 1, 2013.

[link to www.bizjournals.com]

Hyatt Regency Tampa issues layoff notice
The Hyatt Regency Tampa has posted a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification affecting 222 employees.

[link to www.bizjournals.com]

More layoffs announced at Anniston weapons incinerator
The company that operated Anniston’s chemical weapons incinerator has 50 fewer workers today as part of continuing efforts to close down the facility.

According to a Wednesday press release from Westinghouse Anniston, the contractor responsible for shutting down the facility, the employee drawdown today will affect 50 workers at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility. The facility reached another closure milestone and so no longer needs the labor.

[link to www.annistonstar.com]

The Axe Falls: Bristol-Myers To Cut Nearly 500 Jobs
And the parade of layoffs continues. The latest drugmaker to shed some workers is Bristol-Myers Squibb, which plans to eliminate 479 sales reps and related jobs now that Otsuka Pharmaceuticals will assume responsbility for marketing the Abilify antipsycotic in the US, a spokeswoman tells us. The job cuts were disclosed in a state notice.

[link to www.pharmalot.com]

Caterpillar’s Layoffs Parallel A Falling Monthly Copper Price Index
by MetalMiner IndX Reports on NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Style: Industry News Category: Metal Prices, MetalMiner IndX, Non-Ferrous Metals

[link to agmetalminer.com]

Momentive Inc. plans temporary layoffs for 150
Reduction in demand cited

November 7, 2012

[link to www.tylerstarnews.com]

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs this month, in 2013
Published: November 6, 2012
The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility will reduce its work force by 34 positions this month — the third reduction in force during the past year.

Three more rounds of layoffs are planned in 2013, which are estimated to include 400 to 450 job cuts next year.

Read more here: [link to www.tri-cityherald.com]

Malkin: Obama’s layoff bomb

By Michele Malkin
Updated: 11/02/2012 02:23:55 PM EDT

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported last Tuesday that employers issued 1,316 “mass layoff actions” (affecting 50 workers or more) in September; more than 122,000 workers were affected overall. USA Today financial reporter Matt Krantz wrote that “(m)uch of the recent layoff activity is connected to what’s been the slowest period of earnings growth since the third quarter of 2009.” Some necessary restructuring is underway in response to the stagnant European economy. But more and more U.S. businesses are putting the blame — bravely and squarely — right where it belongs: on the obstructionist policies and regulatory schemes of the blame-shifter-in-chief.

November 3, 2012
Shaw’s announces layoffs of 700 employees
By Bill Kirk bkirk@eagletribune.com
The Eagle-Tribune

The Shaw’s supermarket chain announced yesterday it is laying off 700 of its 17,000 employees who work in 169 stores in New England.

Employees were notified yesterday and today about [link to www.eagletribune.com]

UPDATE: Volvo Trucks Pulaski County plant to lay off 300 in January
November 02, 2012 – 6:09 PM
» 0 Comments | Post a Comment
PULASKI COUNTY, VA —
It is business as usual at the Volvo Trucks plant in Dublin, but come January that
won’t be the case for 300 workers losing their jobs

“With the layoffs it’s hurting a lot of people. They’re getting called back for three or four months and then Volvo lay them back off. That hurts them and their families. I think they ought to come up with a different solution to it because I believe it’s hurting everyone in Dublin,” said Roy Bowden.

Company leaders blame the decline in industry orders on sluggish job growth, federal budget discussions, and yes, the upcoming presidential election. This is the second major layoff since 2009 when 650 people lost their jobs, but the company brought back more than 700 workers in 2011. Currently, 2,400 people work at the Dublin plant.

“It’s normal for Volvo, you know they always do this, so it’s negative, but they’ll always bounce back,” said Loetha Orren.

A company [link to www2.wsls.com]

Mourning in America – Here’s Those Layoffs We Voted For Last Night

By Rusty Weiss on November 07, 2012

Last night’s victory for the President marks the first time since its inception that Obamacare is no longer a what-if; it is the future of health care in America.

It also means a near immediate impact on the economy. With 20 or so new or higher taxes set to be implemented, ranging from a $123 billion surtax on investment income, through the $20 billion medical device tax, all the way down to the $600 million executive compensation limit, Obamacare will be a nearly unbearable tax burden on the economy.

Who will pay? The middle-class workforce, of course.

So with another four years for President Obama to look forward to, and the obvious inevitability of Obamacare that this entails, let’s examine the very real jobs that will be lost, and the very real lives that will be affected.

Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next three years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law.

Dana Holding Corp.

As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing company in Ohio known as Dana Holding Corp., warned their employees of potential layoffs, citing “$24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses”. After laying off several white collar staffers, company insiders have hinted at more to come. The company will have to cover the additional $24 million cost somehow, which will likely equate to numerous cuts in their current workforce of 25,500 worldwide.

Stryker

One of the biggest medical device manufacturers in the world, Stryker will close their facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs in December. Worse, they plan on countering the medical device tax in Obamacare by slashing 5% of their global workforce – an estimated 1,170 positions.

Boston Scientific

In October of 2009, Boston Scientific CEO Ray Elliott, warned that proposed taxes in the health care reform bill could “lead to significant job losses” for his company. Nearly two years later, Elliott announced that the company would be cutting anywhere between 1,200 and 1,400 jobs, while simultaneously shifting investments and workers overseas – to China.

Medtronic

In March of 2010, medical device maker Medtronic warned that Obamacare taxes could result in a reduction of precisely 1,000 jobs. That plan became reality when the company cut 500 positions over the summer, with another 500 set for the end of 2013.

Others

A short list of other companies facing future layoffs at the hands of Obamacare:

Smith & Nephew – 770 layoffs
Abbott Labs – 700 layoffs
Covidien – 595 layoffs
Kinetic Concepts – 427 layoffs
St. Jude Medical – 300 layoffs
Hill Rom – 200 layoffs

Beyond the complete elimination of a significant number of American jobs is another looming problem created by the health care law – a shift from full-time to part-time workers.

Sean Hackbarth of Free Enterprise explains:

lots more here

A JP M.. [link to www.freedomworks.org]
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Energizer to cut more than 10 percent of workforce
Energizer Holdings Inc said on Thursday that it would cut more than 10 percent of its workforce, or about 1,500 people, as it tries to rev up results in its battery business.

A restructuring at the company, which also makes Schick razors, was in the works for months. In September, Energizer said it planned to cut jobs and expenses but until Thursday it had not disclosed details of the plan.

[link to finance.yahoo.com]
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http://www.ksl.com/?sid=22890041&nid=148&title=utah-company-blames-president-obama-for-102-workers-laid-off&s_cid=featured-4

Utah company blames President Obama for 102 workers laid off
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http://twitchy.com/2012/11/08/layoff-bomb-detonates-large-corporations-join-small-businesses-in-announcing-mass-cuts/

Layoff bomb detonates; Large corporations join small businesses in announcing mass cuts
Posted at 7:14 pm on November 8, 2012 by Twitchy Staff | View Comments
William Florence Jr. @stuffyhead9
45 companies announce layoff’s in the past 48 hours! This is what the people wanted! The people have spoken!
8 Nov 12

Earlier today, Twitchy related some heartbreaking stories of small business owners laying off workers to avoid the economic impact of the Obamacare tax that isn’t a tax. Comedian Jon Lovitz, a small business owner himself, was no barrel of laughs either as his timeline filled with stories of impending downsizing. So, what about those big corporations? Boeing’s defense division announced yesterday it would cut 30 percent of management staff, and the company was not alone, we’re learning.
Dark_Red_Hair @Dark_Red_Hair
IN PAST 48 HRS, FOLLOWING COs ANNOUNCED LAYOFFS: Westinghouse, Research in Motion, Boeing, US Cellular, Commerzbank, Iberia, ING, (cont)
8 Nov 12

Dark_Red_Hair @Dark_Red_Hair
IN PAST 48 HRS, FOLLOWING COs ANNOUNCED LAYOFFS (cont): Ericsson, Bristol-Myers, corning, Boston Scientific, Abbott Labs, St. Jude, (cont)
8 Nov 12

Dark_Red_Hair @Dark_Red_Hair
IN PAST 48 HRS, FOLLOWING COs ANNOUNCED LAYOFFS (cont): Caterpillar, CVPH Medical Center, Lightyear Haqwker Beechcraft, Hawker Beechcraft
8 Nov 12

Just last week, Michelle Malkin warned in her column of “Obama’s Layoff Bomb,” and the headlines over the last two days seem to prove that this ticking time bomb was no dud.
FAM Blog @famblog
Welcome to Obamaville: Pepsi looking to layoff 4,000 workers DON’T_USE-THIS/Z8ApDF #tcot #tlot
8 Nov 12

FREEDOM \☺/ FTW @freedomforthwin
The Axe Falls: Bristol-Myers To Cut Nearly 500 Jobs j.mp/PHK5n8
8 Nov 12

Jeff Grubb @jeffreysgrubb
Research in Motion lays off workers at US HQ in TX DON’T_USE-THIS/WDjrjp | Welcome to BO’s 2nd term and don’t expect it to get better. #tlot
8 Nov 12

Shefali Budhwani @sbudhwani
Groupon lays off 80 sales employees chicagotribune.com/business/break… #groupon #layoff
8 Nov 12

stevenfoley @stevenfoley
The Layoff Report: Boeing: Boeing has announced plans to cut $1.6 billion of costs in its defense divis… DON’T_USE-THIS/TbJLuY #tcot
8 Nov 12

Shelley M G @ShelleyMGO
Hawker Beechcraft closing facilites, laying off more than 400 employees in Arkansas, AZ & TX. DON’T_USE-THIS/T5y1dw #tcot #ObamaLayoffs
8 Nov 12

STLBusinessJournal @stlbj
Energizer Holdings to lay off 1,500, close 3 plants bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2… via @GWeiderman
8 Nov 12

Kevin Roose @kevinroose
They keep going and going and … sorry. RT @Reuters: Energizer to cut more than 10 percent of workforce reut.rs/UcaeXF
8 Nov 12

The newly reelected president blew off the traditional post-election press conference on Thursday, but word is he’ll deliver a statement on the economy tomorrow.
Charlie Kaye @CharlieKayeCBS
President Obama will deliver a statement from the East Room tomorrow on the economy. @CBSNews will have live radio coverage. Time TBA.
8 Nov 12

Charlie Kaye @CharlieKayeCBS 8 Nov 12
President Obama will deliver a statement from the East Room tomorrow on the economy. @CBSNews will have live radio coverage. Time TBA.
Schnowzerz @Schnowzerz
@CharlieKayeCBS @CBSNews Ya think Caesar Obammus plans on discussing the rash of layoffs since his reelection?
8 Nov 12

Charlie Kaye @CharlieKayeCBS 8 Nov 12
President Obama will deliver a statement from the East Room tomorrow on the economy. @CBSNews will have live radio coverage. Time TBA.
Paula Ruffo @RuffoPaula
@CharlieKayeCBS This is what we will hear, “Blah blah blah blah.”
8 Nov 12

Charlie Kaye @CharlieKayeCBS 8 Nov 12
President Obama will deliver a statement from the East Room tomorrow on the economy. @CBSNews will have live radio coverage. Time TBA.
Michael Kent @popparollo
@CharlieKayeCBS @CBSNews >>>OBAMA TO HIRE ROMNEY TO FIX ECONOMY<<<

 

 

– Sleeping Giant

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  • KeepingScore

    Shoppers are making a list and checking it twice — gonna find out who is naughty, not nice. Those who finger the reelection of the President fit the bill, sour losers lacking in scruples, fomenting ill will! You’ve sounded the Obamaism alarmism from sea to shining sea, and now that we investors and consumers know your game, we’ve got our own scorecard, just you wait and see! We’ll take our dollars and vote with them elsewhere. No corporatist lynch-mob will make HATE sell! Two can tango and now they very well will: You want layoffs? Perhaps you’ll better enjoy communist, state-owned China, you layoff-hungry PR-damaging, corporate Grinches! Hear the moral of this rhyme and hear it well: Be careful what you wish for CEOs and businesses! This time your customers and pink-slip carrying workforce just might blame YOU!

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