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Monday, November 26, 2012

The Obama Economy: Layoffs And Business Closings - November 26, 2012

By Susan Duclos

Additional layoffs and business closings will be listed as they are announced throughout the day. Below are reports found on November 26, 2012. (Updates which are added after original publishing at the top of categories with - New next to them)

New format, just the headlines and links. The quoted portions of the articles showing the numbers and reasons for the layoffs, closings and bankruptcies are making these pieces too long and unwieldy.

Layoffs: November 26, 2012

The University of the District of Columbia Asks for $4 Million to Finance Layoffs

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation will lay off 170 employees in Wichita 

Detroit Employees Will Go On Unpaid Furlough (Layoffs) In January To Avoid Cash Crisis

Sonya Paz closing gallery store in downtown Campbell (Cites rising cost of permits and other government fees)

Financially struggling Merton Institute closing Dec. 31

Layoffs begin at Jungle Jim's location in Union Township, Ohio (40)

Business Closings-  November 26, 2012

Ann Arbor's decades-old Bill Muncy's auto repair shop to close this week

State nursing home in Milledgeville GA to close in 2013 (350 Jobs)

Hawker Beechcraft to close Arkansas, Arizona and Texas Facilities (Approx. 240 workers affected)

Navistar Closing Plant in Garland Texas, 900 Workers affected in 2013

Diamond Foods closing Fishers plant with 100 employees Early 2013

Predominantly LGBT, Liberation United Church of Christ Closing Its Doors

The Mohawk Place in Buffalo NY Closing After January 12, 2013

Gilbert Jewelers to close at year's end after 66 years in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida

Party World closing in in Bismarck ND

Bankruptcy: November 26, 2012

Halpin's Grub and Grog files for bankruptcy

Obama's Economy pieces at this link.