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Across US job market, layoffs are becoming rare

...Not every company is avoiding layoffs. Earlier this month, Microsoft...000 workers ? the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history. But layoff announcements now mainly reflect...unusually low levels. Total layoffs in May dropped below pre-recession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/across-us-job-market-layof
Tony Stewart returns to racing, undaunted by lengthy layoff following broken leg

...limp, he headed inside his team hauler to "do what I always do ? eat some animal crackers and have a Coke."Stewart's layoff was certainly difficult, enhanced by the pain from his broken leg. He had two surgeries for the breaks, then a third to treat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-02-14/tony-stewart-returns-racin
Republicans on offensive in Georgia Senate race

...supports "Obamacare." The ad also notes that she presided over layoffs when one of her earlier foundations merged with former President...weathered from his Republican rivals, namely that he presided over layoffs and outsourcing."My record, obviously, is around building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-07
Augusta metro loses 2,000 jobs in June

...June-to-June job growth since 2006."In June there were 1,689 initial claims for unemployment in the Augusta area, a proxy for layoff activity in a month, 19 percent higher than May. There were 1,818 claims in June 2013.For the state, there were 37...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/augusta-metro-loses-2000-j
Metro Augusta's unemployment rate rises to 7.4 percent in June

...rate increased because of seasonal factors, such as the summer job loss among non-contract school workers and temporary layoffs, primarily in manufacturing.Metro Athens had the lowest area jobless rate at 6.3 percent, while the Heart of Georgia-Altamaha...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-24/metro-augustas-unemploymen
American Airlines sends layoff warnings to 11,000 workers

DALLAS - American Airlines is sending layoff warning notices to more than 11,000 employees, though a spokesman...800 ground workers have applied to take the money and leave.Layoff notices went to nearly 3,000 workers in the Dallas-Fort Worth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-18/american-airlines-sends-la
Layoff notices coming for MOX workers

...mixed oxide facility could begin receiving layoff notices this week because of federal budget...end of the fiscal year.The need for layoffs, he said, will trigger a federal act...60-day notice for plant closings or mass layoffs."The first notices to employees will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-03/layoff-notices-coming-mox-wor
SRS layoff plans go on hold

...the 300 workers whose layoffs it had asked the Department...has abandoned further layoff plans until after this...The company says layoffs are needed because work...would request additional layoffs in fiscal year 2005...more of the company's layoff requests weren't approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/04/met_414471.shtml
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Spinks blames loss on long layoff

...against Mike Tyson in 1988, blaming the flameout on a lengthy layoff between fights. He's convinced that inactivity also is the...Spinks, I'm still that pizazz type of guy." Along with the layoff, Spinks had to deal with a split from longtime trainer Kevin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/29/oth_192774.shtml
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Serena Williams to end eight-month layoff next week

...ready to get back on the tennis court after an eight-month layoff. "When I first got off and took a break, it was really like...attention on a return to No. 1 in the rankings. During her layoff she slipped to No. 6. "I'll work harder so I can be back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/oth_409197.shtml
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