Prepare for the 9.09 Slasher!!!! Blood flowing everywhere!!!!
WELCOME TO 9.09....AS BANKERS TELL YOU THE RECESSION IS OVER
GOVERNORS CAN'T CUT ENOUGH
Virginia Governor will announce job cuts around Sept 7
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine said today his budget team is well into its work to cut the fiscal 2010 budget to balance spending as the state faces an expected $1.5 billion revenue shortfall.
He will announce its cuts shortly before or after Labor Day, Sept. 7.
Those cuts, he said, will include layoffs among Virginia’s estimated 100,000 employees.
Baton Rouge LA Treasurers urges job cuts - 15,000 over three years?
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Cut 15,000 state jobs over three years, consolidate higher education management to one central board and pool purchasing and service contracts with Arkansas and Mississippi. Those are among the first recommendations to emerge as the Commission on Streamlining Government looks at ways to trim Louisiana government costs.
Gov Jennifer Granholm says State Layoff notices going out
Liz Boyd, spokeswoman for Gov. Jennifer Granholm, said the notices are required under the union contracts whenever the state does not have a budget in place 30 days before Oct. 1.....Michigan State Employees Association, which represents 5,000 state workers from nearly every department.
Honolulu Gov Lingle calls meeting - More layoffs possible?
HONOLULU - Gov. Linda Lingle is calling an "emergency" meeting of her top aides this weekend to discuss more cuts to state spending.
Lingle said Friday that the additional cuts were due to the state Council on Revenue's decision Thursday to lower state revenue estimates.
Gov. Ed Rendell announces - 255 more State Worker layoffs
HARRISBURG -- Gov. Ed Rendell announced today that 255 more state workers will be laid off as of Aug. 28 because of ongoing state budget problems.
Added to the 218 layoffs that have been made since February, it brings the total number of layoffs this year to 473.
COLLEGES CUTTING CLASS
University of Berkeley - 300 layoffs and cutting courses
The University of California, Berkeley is laying off roughly 300 employees and cutting about 8 percent of its courses to address a steep drop in state funding.
University...N.C. State - 400 layoffs and other Educational cuts
Bigger classes and fewer class offerings – that's what some North Carolina State students are dealing with this school year.
HEALTH CARE NO LONGER IMMUNE.......BLEEDING ALL OVER IN THE ER
Southcoast Hospitals Group - 93
Cooper County Memorial Hospital - 15
Elk County Mental Health Center - 7
Cook County Health and Hospital Systems - 500 over next year
Sebastopol Hospital - 15
North Carolina Mental Hospital - 75
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center - 100
University of Iowa Healthcare / Hospitals - 285
UPBEAT MEANS ON THE STREET FOR 400..another leveraged company with swaps?
Jeff Lorberbaum, Mohawk chairman and CEO, said in a press release he was upbeat about the company’s performance during a tough economic stretch.
Mohawk Industries will lay off 400 workers at a plant in Dublin.
The above and LOTS more obtained at http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/ and brought to my attention by JerseyGirl
WHEN GOVERNMENT CONSUMES HALF OF GDP, AND HALF OF GOVERNMENT SPEND IS BORROWING, THE CITIZENS MUST MAKE A CHOICE BETWEEN GDP AND GOVERNMENT.