Skip to comments.The layoffs have only just begun; when will they end?
Posted on 11/12/2012 8:49:19 AM PST by jmaroneps37
It didnt take long. The layoffs and closings are piling up. The saddest thing about compiling this list is that by the time today is over, the list will probably have grown dramatically.
The next saddest part is that at least some of these lay off employees voted for Barack Obama because they didnt believe this would happen. These are more than just headlines. Every number represents real people who have lost their livelihood.
Boeing Announces Big Layoffs in Defense Division cut 30% of workforce
Anonymous employer in Los Vegas: I have 114 employees. Im firing 22
Momentive Inc. plans 150 temporary layoffs Tyler County West Virginia
Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania voluntary furloughs for 300 town workers. Joe Bidens gift to his old neighborhood
Berks County Pennsylvania Exide Technologies to lay off 150 workers
Groupon is starting with 80 employee layoffs. But more will certainly follow as the stock price has dropped from $20.00 to $3.85 in the past year
TE Connectivity to close Guilford North Carolina plant to lay off 620
50 Layoffs at Anniston Alabama weapons incinerator plant Murray Energy of Steubenville Ohio to layoff 150
Associated Milk Producers of Worthington Minnesota has laid off 130 workers
Stanford Brake plant of Lincoln County Kentucky to lay off 75 by Christmas
TurboCare, Oce Manchester and East Hartford Connecticut laying off more than 220 workers
ATI of North Richland Hills Texas to layoff 172
SpaceX Rocketdyne Hawthorne California lays off 100
Providence Journal lays off 23 full time employees
CVPH of Plattsburgh New York to lay off 17
New Energy of Indiana lays off final 40 workers and closes up
102 East Carbon Utah miners lose jobs war on coal KIAs
U.S. Cellular in Chicago cuts 640 workers Obama fans get what they voted for
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There will be plenty of new jobs in the future.
A lot of companies are going to split their 40 hour jobs into two 20 hour jobs to avoid Obamacare.
Welcome to Baraq’s “new normal”
Yup. Coward Piven strategy.
My firm laid-off seven longtime employees on Friday. We are a small company with less than 200 employees. Interesting that none of the Ivy League managing directors lost their jobs.
Doesn’t work they will add the number of part time hours worked so two part time workers at 20 hours each will count as one full time.
We haven’t even begun to see the bottom of this abyss.
How much longer until the killing starts?
System is overwhelmed.
The black market, underground economy, barter and trade, back-alley trade, whatever you want to call it, shall become the base of the economy in coming months and perhaps years. A LOT of business will be “off the books”, so as not to be subject to taxation, and a goodly portion of production of hard goods will take place in people’s garages and back yards.
For pointers on how to do this, look up old copies of “The Mother Earth News”. They started out as “environmentalists”, but they were also very much into “screwing the Man”. Which means, tax avoidance (a different thing than tax evasion, by the way), which has the secondary effect of denying revenue to the Federal Government. Starve the beast, live off the grid, and it shall wither on the vine.
Of course, the folks at Ruby Ridge and the Branch Davidians of Waco had something of the same idea, and you know what AG Janet Reno did to THOSE people.
Semper Paratus. And this does not just apply to the Coast Guard.
First steps of nationalization. Demonize the producers by destroying their ability to produce, and blaming it on them. That’s the whole goal here. Energy, food, industry, finance; all of these are under attack right now, with players on both sides involved. If we’re lucky, we’ll become Argentina, if not, we become a spitting image of china. Don’t think it can happen here? Think again, it’s already started.
Don’t understand your comment. A lot of companies are doing it already:
The companies themselves and people like the “Ivy League managing directors” in this case will be demonized and blamed, instead of the blame being place squarely where it belongs- on Obama and the progressive agenda.
It’s just another opportunity to wage class warfare against the folks who do produce jobs. This can’t work in a capitalistic system. When overhead increases, and the cost cannot be passed along to the consumer (ie- Obamacare) jobs and wages must be cut. Or the entire business goes down.
>>Sadly the list continues.<<
The sad part is that they are not all obozo voters.
The ones who DID vote for him can go to hell. I hope they and their families have a miserable Christmas and they can steep in the evil juices of their “victory.”
They can try mandating something like that, but it will be even worse. Take the restaurant industry. They have to fight costs hard. If Obama mandates that two 20 hour employees are really one 40 hour employee, they will fire the extra employee. They will have to pay the ObamaCare plan, which means they will have to pass the costs onto the customer. When the costs are passed on, food prices will rise and people will refuse to eat out and stay home to cook for themselves. Then the restaurant industry will collapse, except for the few luxury dining places where food costs really don't matter.
I remember reading a while ago that the employee number Hussein's healthcare will use to force healthcare on employers, will be the number of employees in early 2013, even though it starts in 2014 - companies have to report the number to the govn. in early 2013. That will be the employee number the IRS will use for fines if the company doesn't give the employees healthcare.
So, companies are dumping employees now before reporting time so their number will be less.
This is their plan. To limit small business from growing and expanding so government can run larges businesses and the voting sheeple step right in line.
I’ve seen serveral cars sporting “I love ObamaCare”
A small business in Minnesota. Five liberals...soon.
The ones who DID vote for him will not have to travel to go to hell. Obama and his extremist followers will do their best to turn the United States into hell within four years.
“A LOT of business will be off the books, so as not to be subject to taxation...”
Hence, the need for IRS agents to have a LOT of ammo.
I believe it is by March 2013 that companies have to report their numbers. IIRC
This is just going to destroy small businesses, there is absolutely no incentive to growing your company beyond a certain size anymore.