Job loss an early consequence of election
Westinghouse Anniston, the contractor responsible for shutting down Anniston’s chemical weapons incinerator, has reduced its workforce by another 50 employees
Research in Motion
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.
Lightyear Network Solutions
More than one dozen employees at a Pikeville company lost their jobs this week.
Officials with Lightyear Network Solutions said they are consolidating offices in Louisville and Pikeville to save money.
The cutback represents 5 percent of The Journal’s workforce. The reductions come about two months after 11 employees accepted a voluntary separation offer.
- Hawker Beechcraft
- CVPH Medical Center
- US Cellular
- Momentive Performance Materials
- Brake Parts
- Vestas Wind Systems
- Center for Hospice New York
- OCE North America
- Darden Restaurants
- United Blood Services Gulf
Coal company announces layoffs in response to Obama win
Murray Energy said Friday that it had been “forced” to make the layoffs in response to the bleak prospects for the coal industry during Obama’s second term. In a prayer circulated by the company, CEO Robert Murray said Americans had voted “in favor of redistribution, national weakness and reduced standard of living and lower and lower levels of personal freedom.”
Vegas Employer: Obama Won, So I Fired 22 Employees
A Las Vegas business owner with 114 employees fired 22 workers today, apparently as a direct result of President Obama’s re-election.
The List continues to grow and will be updated
“David” (he asked to remain anonymous for obvious reasons) told Host Kevin Wall on 100.5 KXNT that “elections have consequences” and that “at the end of the day, I need to survive.”