The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions at school district headquarters.
The School Reform Commission and Superintendent William Hite are scheduled to make an announcement Friday about the future of the cash-strapped school district.
Philadelphia’s schools superintendent says if the state legislature doesn’t authorize a cigarette tax by the middle of next month, he’ll begin sending out pink slips.
Students in Camden walked out of class Wednesday in a direct protest to a plan to lay off more than 200 teachers by the end of the school year.
It’s a move drawing a lot of concern from parents and students.
The Crozer-Keystone Health System says it’s laying off 250 employees after losing nearly $16 million since July 1.
The announcement comes on the heels of a strong holiday shopping season for the department store chain.
The employees were notified on Nov. 6 at Lockheed Martin’s plant in Moorestown.
A Merck spokeswoman says the layoffs will take effect between December 23rd and January 5th at its West Point facility.
Fifty-one firefighters are facing layoffs if the federal government doesn’t get back to work and process a grant for the Atlantic City Fire Department.
Chris continues his coverage of the developing events in Syria and also talks with Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Bobby Lee.
Seasonal layoffs at struggling Atlantic City casinos are coming a little sooner than usual.
Atlantic City’s newest casino has laid off 75 salaried professional employees even as the casino is attracting more customers.
The School District of Philadelphia announced Friday that they’re laying off 76 employees, this on top of the 3,700 district employees who they handed pink slips to last week.
Dozens of teachers in the Allentown School District are being laid off.