Camden’s school board is laying off nearly 100 teachers and support staff members and all 113 lunch aides.
The school district says “massive layoffs” and program cuts loom if it doesn’t fill its $300 million budget hole.
Atlantic City’s newest casino is turning to layoffs to help it deal with financial problems as it works its way through bankruptcy court.
The agency says it is facing a $32 million cut in federal funding, and since it relies on the Department of Housing and Urban Development for over 90 percent of its funding, it must lay off the 82 employees.
Officials in southern New Jersey’s Cumberland and Gloucester Counties have agreed to merge their jail systems despite protests from corrections officers.
Atlantic City’s casinos are dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy by laying off workers, cutting back the hours of others, and making still others take unpaid leaves.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese has laid off 45 employees in an effort to close a $17-million dollar budget deficit.
Senior managers who run the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News envision cutting even more jobs, to cut payroll and clear the deck for potential new owners.
Chris Murray of the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists says he understands that the union contract requires the last hired to be laid off first, but he thinks some adjustments are needed.
Philadelphia’s newspapers are going ahead with their plan to cut the staff by ten percent. The company told the newspaper guild that 21 people took the buy-out offer by yesterday’s deadline, but it still wants to lay off 19 staffers.
Wednesday was the deadline for employees of Philadelphia’s two major daily newspapers to decide whether to resign in exchange for a buyout payment.
Police protection in Medford Township is something that homeowners and business owners like Denise Baranowski say they rely on to feel secure.
Amid the reports the papers are for sale again, comes word of more turmoil at the company that operates the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News. Layoffs have entered the picture.
New financial figures show the Philadelphia School District still has to cut $39 million to balance this year’s budget.
Layoff notices went out for Thursday and Friday at the ConocoPhillips Refinery in Trainer.
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