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Saturday, December 01, 2012

The Obama Economy: Layoffs And Business Closings - December 1, 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 30- December 1, 2012.

Layoff Reports: December 1, 2012:

O'Hare Airport - 300 Janitor Jobs Cuts Likely

More than 140 employees at U.S. Steel plant in McKeesport to lose jobs

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals lays off one-third of salesforce 

A stalemate between Stevedoring Services and its unionized workers looks set to lead to layoffs at Hamilton Docks

Resolution Copper cutting 400 jobs

EnerSys lays off more than 100 workers

AM General confirms layoffs- declining defense spending cited

Worldwide Flight Services to lay off 51 workers in Honolulu in January

Glendale Adventist lays off 21 workers

Employer highlighted by president laying off workers

Scentsy in Idaho  lays off 19

UPDATE- Layoffs set for city employees

UPDATE- CCC moves forward with 2013-14 layoffs

Business Closing Reports: December 1, 2012

Battery Recycling Plant Closes; 130 Workers Laid Off

Elyria, Ohio- Arby’s Restaurant closes abruptly

Rand Lumber Company closing after 107 years 

National Fitness Center in Clarksville TN Closes Abruptly

Biotech company closing Bothell site

Downtown Shop Aura Lee's Closing

Williamstown Specialty Clothing Store Closing, To join other empty storefront in local merchant area

Cupids Tooth- Another downtown business closes

Philadelphia molder ASK Plastics closing

Bradenton-based Baytool closes

Solar firm that got $26M in Miss. loans is closing

KW St. Clair Appliance closing shop

Georgia Pacific closing Chattanooga plant, 60 workers laid off

Seventh Avenue Stage Deli closes after 75 years

Obama Economy pieces here.