And the layoffs continue

By now most of you are aware of the companies that announced major layoffs in the days immediately following the election. Shall we take a look at the layoffs since November 8th from Dailyjobscut.com:

November 9, 2012

  1. Mills Manufacturing NC – 68
  2. TECO Coal Corporation – 90
  3. Energizer Holdings Inc – 1,500
  4. Update: Exide Technologies in Laureldale – 150
  5. Southeastern Container – 15
  6. Update: UtahAmerican Energy Inc – 102
  7. The SCA plant in Barton – Plans Staff Reductions
  8. Plexus Corp – Contract Loss Could = Layoffs
  9. Yakima Regional Medical Center Washington – 10+
  10. Crouse Hospital Syracuse NY – 70 Jobs

November 10, 2012

  1. Update: DuPont Co in Richmond VA – 64
  2. TMX Group Ltd. – 100
  3. Penn Refrigeration – 40
  4. Wilkes-Barre PA – Layoffs Possible
  5. Standard Bank Group Ltd. – up to 15% of Staff
  6. The Art Gallery of Windsor ( International ) – 12
  7. American Coal – 54
  8. New Energy Corp. Indiana – Idles 40

November 11, 2012

None, it was Sunday.

November 12,  2012

  1. Update: Wingspan Portfolio Advisors – 459 Possible Layoffs
  2. German news agency dapd -100
  3. The Commercial Appeal – Another Round of Layoffs?

  4. Airlines SAS ( International ) – About 6,000 Jobs Lost

 November 13, 2012

  1. Hostess – 3 Plant Closing = 627 Jobs Lost
  2. Hamilton FD Ohio – Possible 2 Closing – 17 Layoffs
  3. NBCUniversal – 500
  4. Dana Corporation – Warns Employees of  Poss. Layoffs
  5. Mississippi County Arkansas – About 12 Layoffs
  6. TMX Group ( International ) – Plans to Cut 100 Jobs

If you think that’s bad let’s take a look at the announced closings since election day from the same source:

November 7, 2012

  1. Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington
  2. AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn.
  3. The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs
  4. Island Colors A Carolina Beach Clothing Store
  5. The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC
  6. Meanders Kitchen West Seattle location at 6032 California Ave: White Center Location Still Open
  7. Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN
  8. Townsend Booksellers in Oakland
  9. The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC – 79 Jobs Lost

November 8, 2012

  1. Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.
  2. Mount Pleasant’s Albrecht Sentry Foods
  3. The Target store at Manassas Mall Va.
  4. Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC
  5. Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location
  6. Calgary’s iconic Rideau Music store ( International )
  7. The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA
  8. Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT
  9. Movie Scene Milford Location NH
  10. Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant – 620 Layoffs Expected
  11. Gomer’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City
  12. Kmart in Homer Glen

November 9, 2012

  1. The Pizza Inn restaurant on Hughes Boulevard in Elizabeth City NC
  2. Waltz Pharmacy in Waldoboro Maine
  3. Zac’s Place in Hinsdale IL
  4. Lone Star Steakhouse at 70th and O streets and Ruby Tuesday at 56th Street in Lincoln NE
  5. Career Education Corp – Closing 23 Campuses – 900 Jobs Lost
  6. Handy Hardware to close its 2-year-old Meridian, Miss. warehouse
  7. Shamrock Bar at Payne City’s Rose Avenue. in GA?

November 10, 2012

  1. Rider’s Closet Tack Shop in Crary Mills NY?
  2. Williamson Bicycle Works Closing at 640 W. Washington Ave Store, Other Store Open
  3. Update: Bakers Footwear Group Begins Liquidating 150 Stores Across the Country
  4. Vyn-All Pool Products Plant in McKenzie Tenn.
  5. Christensen’s Furniture
  6. Mountain West Research closed its call center in Idaho Falls
  7. Blockbuster Video Store at 545 N.Telegraph Rd. in Monroe
  8. Fishbones General Store in Mount Vernon NH?
  9. Bartikowsky Jewelers in Wilkes-Barre PA
  10. The Red Oak Comfort Food and Pie Co in Bloomington
  11. Heritage House Antiques Store in Port Royal
  12. House of Shalimar in Ithaca NY
  13. Update: Target Store in Hickory Hollow Area Tenn.
  14. Mike-sell’s Snack Food Co. is closing three Ohio distribution facilities – < 40 Jobs Lost
  15. Richboro’s Patagonia Bar and Grill  PA
  16. The Party Warehouse closing 2 Stores
  17. Holland Jewelers located near SouthPark Mall in Moline

November 11, 2012

  1. HarperCollins Publishers to close its warehouse and distribution operation in Throop next summer

Only the one, remember it was Sunday

November 12, 2012

  1. Update: 2 SunTrust Bank branches on the Eastern Shore of Virginia
  2. Dena’s Hallmark in Champaign Commons Plaza IL?

Hey, only two things must be calming down

Okay, maybe not.

November 13, 2012

  1. Sears at Quail Springs Mall Oklahoma City OK.
  2. Fashion Bug in O’Fallon MO is closing in January
  3. Kmart Store in Oak Hill W. Va
  4. Update: Jett & Hall men’s clothing store in Richmond KY
  5. D.C. school List of Possible Schools Closing to Be released Later today
  6. Dunkin’ Donuts in Holly Hill FL
  7. Hostess Brands Inc Permanently Closing 3 Bakeries Following a Nationwide Strike

Now that I have, most likely, thoroughly depressed you, let me leave you with some humor from Henry Payne:

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One Response to And the layoffs continue

  1. Just wondering for how many decades will they be able to blame GWB for the horrors Obama has visited upon us?

    I’m guessing: lots.

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