By Katherine Speller on Wednesday, Jun. 18, 2014 - 7:29 pm
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest employers in Delaware county, will eliminate approximately 15 percent of the positions at their manufacturing and distribution plant in Hobart. “Based on the ongoing evaluation of resources in Hobart,... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 - 12:50 pm
Town officials are reportedly dealing with a 2012 budget balancing act that may result in layoffs in Coxsackie. A short piece in the Daily Mail today reports that cuts to services are also expected.
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 - 11:26 am
The Daily Mail is reporting that 12 Greene County employees got a nasty surprise yesterday when county officials abruptly announced that they would be laid off to save $1.3 million. The cuts come after unsuccessful attempts to negotiate with county unions... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 - 10:06 am
In the wake of a merger with Community Bank System, a banking company based near Syracuse, the Oneonta-based Wilber National Bank has announced they're making 63 layoffs. The Daily Star reports: Monday's announcement "slammed" the dedicated employees of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 - 10:03 am
WGXC, the Daily Freeman, and the Daily Mail all have reports sparked by a press release issued yesterday: The Holcim cement plant in Catskill is being "mothballed." The press release reports that 100 jobs will be lost: "We deeply regret having to mothball... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 - 9:39 am
This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his budget plan for New York, which is designed to close a $10 billion gap without raising taxes.  This means cuts, cuts, cuts. Local schools districts stand to see their budgets sliced by ten to twenty percent... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 3:41 pm
The New York State Department of Labor's WARN system, which requires employers to provide 90 days' notice of layoffs, has a filing from the Oneida Daily Dispatch announcing that 17 workers will be laid off from the newspaper on March 22.  The Dispatch,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 - 10:12 am
Rick Karlin, a Capitol Bureau correspondent for the Albany Times Union writes this morning that at least three Belleayre employees might be laid off solely because the last four digits of their social security numbers are too low: [C]an simply having the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 - 10:11 am
Skiers at Belleayre. Photo via the Bellayre website. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, in a show of some gumshoe reporting, has gotten a list of every single position slated for axing from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation this year.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 - 10:29 am
A tempest in a teapot is brewing today over the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation's looming layoffs. The Civil Service Employees Association, which is furious about the cuts and is considering a lawsuit, finagled a Freedom of... Read more


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