Layoffs and Cuts
- Budget axe falls in Los Angeles; chancery staff faces drastic cuts. Jones, Arthur // National Catholic Reporter;9/27/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 41, p17
Reports on the budget shortfall in Los Angeles which has led to the dismissal of archdiocesan employees, as of September 2002. Absence of Cardinal Roger Mahony at the meeting for announcement of employee dismissal; Need to give parishes the incentive to take on ministries.
- CONNECTICUT: State Eyes 6,560 Job Cuts. Burton, Paul // Bond Buyer;7/18/2011, Vol. 377 Issue 33550, p9
The article reports on the plans of Connecticut to eliminate 6,560 government positions to balance its 40.5 billion dollars budget for two years and fill the budget gap of 1.6 billion dollars.
- The Firing Line. Peterson, John E. // Governing;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p62
The article focuses on the issue of employee compensation which lead to job cutbacks for public workers in the U.S. It mentions the proposal of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, face with a deficit in the city's 68-billion dollar budget to eliminate 4,000 workers. It says that public sector...
- Jefferson Layoffs Loom. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/23/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33154, p9
The article reports that department heads of Jefferson County, Alabama have been ordered to identify more than 1,000 employees who will be placed on administrative leave without pay starting August 1, 2009. This is because the government does not have money in its general fund to pay them. As a...
- Illinois' Question: Cuts or GOs? Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/4/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31400, p1
Reports on the effort of Governor George Ryan to reduce budget deficits in Illinois. Plan to use general obligations bond from tobacco settlement payments; Proposal of state lawmakers to cut jobs; Expectation towards a negative revenue growth.
- California City Cans Half Its Workforce. Jensen, Randall // Bond Buyer;3/22/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33486, p3
The article reports that Costa Mesa City, Southern California terminated around half of its workers as it considers outsourcing a range of services to help plug a 1.4 million dollar budget gap.
- Italy's Woes Could Undercut Defense. Taverna, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/13/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 7, p29
Reports the possibility of a curtailed government support for aerospace and defense industry in Italy. Gross domestic product deficit of the government; Plans to cut spendings as a solution to the problem; Budget plans of the government for the defense industry.
- Minnesota cuts library aid to counter dollar deficit. // Library Journal;3/1/1983, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p440
Cites Public Library Newsletter of Minnesota which reports reduction in state appropriations to public library services and multicounty, multitype library cooperation to counter revenue shortfall in fiscal 1983.
- Tough stuff. // Crain's Cleveland Business;12/1/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 48, p8
The article defends layoff plans of Cleveland, Ohio mayor Jane Campbell to cut costs in the city's projected $61 million budget gap. The city didn't bring down employment during the last two years even though the economy stunk and its tax revenues were shrinking. Selective job cuts over that...