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Sunday, December 16, 2012

The Obama Economy: Layoffs And Business Closings - December 13-16, 2012

By Susan Duclos

Note: The Layoffs and Business closing pieces will be done once a week after 12/12/12, where all reports for the week will be listed in one post which will be published on Sundays.

 Below are the layoff and business closing reports found on December 13-16, 2012.

Layoff Reports: December 13-16, 2012

Bostwick Laboratories Inc. will lay off 58 percent of staff- 90 Workers

Kaiser Permanente Workers Picket Over Layoffs of 500 Employees in So. California

St. Petersburg's Universal Health Care lays off 100

US receiver sends out more than 2,200 layoffs notices in California as inmates ebb

$5 million stimulus recipient, Micron, lays off another 30. Follows 250 laid off earlier this year.

Tippecanoe Laboratories eliminating 45 employees, which is roughly 7 percent of labor force

Rheem to layoff 100 in Fort Smith Arkansas by January 2013

Allentown School District bracing for more layoffs

PBS announces another round of layoffs; 138 employees affected: EPA Regulations cited

Denair Unified School District pushes ahead with cuts and layoffs

250 Layoffs begin at American's Alliance maintenance facility in Fort Worth Texas

23 Layoffs Reported At Machinima

AM General announces another round of layoffs

Dynegy Northeast Generation files notice of layoffs of 68  IBEW Local 320 Union workers

Long Beach hotels plan layoffs before living wage takes effect- 75 workers

The Maine-Endwell School District to announce layoffs, number unknown 

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center- More than 2 dozen layoffs

American Airlines on Friday laid off at least 43 Tulsa workers

Portland Trail Blazers president warns of more layoffs on the horizon

American Electric Power restructuring to cause layoffs

Chesapeake Energy offers 'voluntary separation' to 275 

 Lyons NY County to cut 30+ jobs

Beulah Mine lays off 54 workers

Huawei cuts 100 U.S. jobs

Align Technology announces layoffs 

Business Closing Reports: December 13-16, 2012

First Bank closing or selling 11 Florida branches

Philadelphia School District wants to close 37 schools

Rocky Top’s last Glenwood South restaurant closing

Pexco LLC Custom Plastics plant closing, 147 workers to be cut

Opinionology Market Research Call Center in Casa Grande Arizona - 150 Jobs Lost

Bruce Rossmeyer's Harley-Davidson dealership is closing its Fort Lauderdale store FL

Fairview Care Center in Anamosa Iowa

Stokely Athletics Center in Tenn.

Businesses closing up shop soon: Sugden, Turquoise Spirit

Two downtown Westmont businesses closing up shop

Famous Footwear to close shop at Lockwood Place

Caterpillar Global Mining Announces closure of Mount Sterling Factory

Capital Cargo International Airlines Inc Closing Orlando Int. Airport Operation - 79 Job lost

The My Pinata store on Washington Street in West Roxbury MA

Jamboree Foods in Sherburn MN

The Grayslake Piggly Wiggly IL

Plummers Thousands Oak Furniture Store CA

LagoonaMagoo Toys in Fairview Heights 6308 North Illinois

Talbots to close Belden Village store

The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store on Mayfield Road in Cleveland Ohio

Barnes and Noble Las Colinas store at 7615 N. MacArthur Blvd. and the Irving Mall store TX

The Wildwood Medical Clinic in Henrico NC

Carroll Furniture in Alexandria

Patterson's Pharmacy in Ocean Springs MS

Report links from multiple Google Alerts and Daily Job Cuts.


Layoff Mania pieces here.
Obama Economy pieces here.