WPS is based in Madison -
You’re right, sorry for the error. The original story was sourced on the Wausau newspaper site and FR wouldn’t let me link that one due to copyright complaints, so I had Wausau on the brain.
Obamacare is already wreaking carnage with medical facility job losses. Democrats have done themselves proud with creating havoc in the lives of middle class people attempting to earn honest livings. May they be shown the political door in the senate and White House next week.
Snip: In August, St. Jude said it had terminated 300 employees, including 80 in Minnesota, as part of a broader companywide reorganization expected to slash $50 million to $60 million in costs in 2013.
But on Thursday, St. Jude revealed in a regulatory filing that it had eliminated an additional 500 positions -- still as part of that restructuring. St. Jude officials would not say how much additional savings it expects to reap from the most recent layoffs. About 100 of those 500 displaced workers are in Minnesota, said company spokeswoman Kate Stoltenberg.
Snip: "We have heard as many as 550 employees in Southern California and 450 in Oregon are expected to be laid off," said John Borsos, secretary/treasurer of the National Union of Healthcare Workers.
Snip: Cigna Corporation has announced it will lay off 1,300 employees, including 200 in Connecticut. The insurance carrier was the first recipient of Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloys First Five Initiative last year. In return for receiving millions of dollars in taxpayers money and incentives, Cigna promised to add 200 new jobs in Connecticut. The company insists it is not violating its deal with the state, by issuing 200 pick slips.