Teacher Layoff Warning
- Buffalo Schools to Lay Off Nearly 500 Workers. Blair, Julie // Education Week;10/31/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p3
Reports on the layoff system of teachers, administrators and other staff members in Buffalo, New York. Effort to eliminate a budget shortfall; Impact of the decision on students; Provision of medical benefits for teachers by the local union of teachers.
- The Attack on Unions. Scher, Abby // Public Eye;Summer2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p1
The article reports that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blamed the union leaders for the layoffs of many teachers. Christie, who was elected in 2009, blamed the unions for the underfunded state pension system and the 11-billion-U.S.-dollar deficit he inherited. Republicans, aided by...
- As State Cuts Budget, Alabama Schools Try to Fill in Gaps. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;8/23/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31209, p34
Reports the business strategy to cope with budget deficit for public schools in Alabama. Lawsuit filed to prevent budget cut back by representatives of higher education; Approval of revenue bonds issuance by the legislature; Provision of the law on the use of privately placed debt.
- Cutbacks if necessary, but not necessarily cutbacks. Fraser, Paul // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/14/97, Vol. 24 Issue 31, p45
Discusses how according to Albertan school board chairman Caroline Martin the deficit will not necessarily mean teacher cutbacks for Lethbridge public schools for the 1998-99 school year. How the board is not yet sure what the deficit will be; Teachers' union demands.
- Chicago Schools Avert Cuts. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/30/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33342, p9
The article reports on the capacity of Chicago Public Schools to avoid teacher layoffs due to the restoration of 57 million dollars in state categorical funding aid in Illinois.
- Deficit Looming, Chicago Schools Start Firing Teachers. Shields, Yvette // Bondbuyer.com;7/22/2013, p2
The article reports that Chicago Public Schools (CPS), said to be the third-largest school district in the U.S. in terms of enrollment, has issued layoff notices to 1,036 teachers and 1,000 support staff members in July 2013, as it confronts a budget deficit worth over 1 billion U.S. dollars by...
- Serbia needs to cut deficit to avert debt crisis, council says. // Regional Today;8/1/2014, p2
The article discusses the report of the Fiscal Council of Serbia on the nation's need to reduce public wages and pensions to avoid deficit-financing problems by 2015.
- LATEST PENSION SYSTEM REFORMS IN EASTERN ASIA (JAPAN, S. KOREA) AND EASTERN EUROPE (LITHUANIA). Bitinas, Audrius // Bridges / Tiltai;2012, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p29
The aim of this article is to define the Japanese, South Korean and Lithuanian latest pension system reforms and measures during economic crisis. Problems of the Japanese, S. Korean and Lithuanian pension systems are similar to the others industrial Asian or European Union countries: ageing,...
- LGPS 'in Â£60bn deficit'. Phillips, Lucy // Public Finance;1/22/2010, p11
The article reports that the local government pension scheme (LGPS) is flaring up again after figures reveal a potential 60 billion pounds deficit in Great Britain.