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2013-09-12 12:21:40

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today continued its previously announced workforce reductions by issuing layoff notices to approximately 150 salaried and management workers in Wichita, Kan. In addition, a significant number of Spirit salaried employees have expressed interest in voluntary retirement and voluntary layoff programs. The company is offering a lump sum severance payment and career transition services to employees who are...

2013-08-29 16:20:53

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced additional workforce reductions in Wichita, Kan., to begin next month. The actions are the result of an ongoing workforce assessment designed to balance the workforce, reduce overhead costs, increase efficiency and drive improved performance. Reductions will be accomplished through a voluntary retirement program, a voluntary layoff program, and following the voluntary exercise, a layoff...

2013-05-07 23:25:24

Empire Digital Products CEO, Scott Brodsky, comments on the decrease of US weekly unemployment aid applications Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 On May 7, Empire Digital Products CEO Scott Brodsky releases a comment on a recent Washington Post article that discusses a decrease in applications for weekly unemployment aid in the United States. According to the May 2nd Washington Post article titled, “US weekly unemployment aid applications drop to 324K, lowest in 5 years, sign of fewer...

2012-09-13 23:03:01

Yes, there is life after a layoff! Millions of Americans have been laid off, or working in jobs where they feel undervalued and underpaid. Career Coach Sherri Thomas and 13 other professionals share their career strategies and lessons learned on how they each bounced back and found success after being laid off, demoted, working for a bad manager or being unappreciated and underpaid in a dead-end career. (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 In their own words, Career Coach Sherri Thomas and 13 other...

2012-06-06 06:24:21

Union has right to negotiate impact of RIF on competitive service employees, court rules WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a case brought by the American Federation of Government Employees, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has upheld the right of federal unions to negotiate certain issues surrounding an agency's implementation of a Reduction in Force.The specific case involved the Air Force's 2006 decision to conduct a Reduction in Force (RIF) at Luke...

2012-05-04 23:00:34

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 13-19, 2012, National Senior Move Managers Week. The theme of this 6th annual celebration is “It´s so much more than moving...” During this recognition week, NASMM and NASMM members around the US, Canada and abroad are promoting the value of Senior Move Management and Senior Move Managers´ commitment to assisting older adults and their families - not only with the actual moving experience, but with...

2012-01-06 09:37:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on the December 2011 Employment Situation report released today: "Our nation's strengthening labor market posted broad-based growth in the month of December. Nonfarm payroll employment added 200,000 jobs, exceeding expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent, its lowest level in nearly three years. "Month by month, industry by industry, and state by state,...

2011-10-05 16:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announces the publication of Reductions in Force in Employment Law, Second Edition, a resource that provides a comprehensive understanding of the key employment and employee benefit considerations that arise in a reduction in force (RIF). The material in this soup-to-nuts volume is presented in chronological order, from the preliminary issues that arise when...

2011-09-26 10:13:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced there will be approximately 540 reductions in employment across its Aeronautics business area as part of a plan to trim the organization and improve operational efficiency. The greatest impacts are occurring at the larger sites in Fort Worth, Marietta, Ga., and Palmdale, Calif. Lockheed Martin currently has more than 28,000 employees at its principal Aeronautics sites in Texas, Georgia and...

2011-08-24 07:30:00

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers took 1,579 mass layoff actions in July involving 145,000 workers. "With the significant number of layoffs and changes occurring, many organizations are realizing that these actions can damage their business long after the event has taken place, and there may be unforeseen risks they did not consider," said Robin Salsberry, President of Prositions, Inc., a firm that specializes...