An incredible complication of stories over at TheBlaze.com.
Here’s a partial list of layoffs announced since the election:
Energizer – laying off 1,500 employees
Exide Technologies – laying off 150 employees
Westinghouse – laid off another 50 employees
Research in Motion Limited – laid off about 200 employees
Lightyear Network Solutions – laid off more than a dozen
Providence Journal – laid off 23 employees
Hawker Beechcraft – laying off 240 employees
Boeing – laying off 30% of executives at Boeing Defense, Space & Security
CVPH Medical Center – laid off 17 employees
US Cellular – laying off 980, 640 in the Chicago area
Momentive Performance Materials – laying off 150
Rocketdyne – laid off about 100
Brake Parts – laying off 75
Vestas Wind Systems – reducing headcount by 3,000
Husqvarna – laying off 600
Center for Hospice New York – laying off 40
Bristol-Meyers – laying of 480
OCE North America – laying off 135
West Ridge Mine –
In its statement, UtahAmerican Energy blames the Obama administration for instituting policies that will close down “204 American coal-fired power plants by 2014″ and for drastically reducing the market for coal.
United Blood Services Gulf –
United Blood Services Gulf South region, the non-profit blood service provider for much of south Louisiana and Mississippi, will lay off approximately 10 percent of its workforce. It was a hard decision to make according to Susan Begnaud, Regional Center Director for the Gulf South region.
Insane right? Here’s a partial list of businesses closing announced since the election:
Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn.
Mount Pleasant’s Albrecht Sentry Foods
The Target store at Manassas Mall Va.
Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC
Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location
The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA
Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT
Movie Scene Milford Location NH
Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant – 620 Layoffs Expected
Gomer’s Fried Chicken in South Kansas City
Kmart in Homer Glen
Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington
AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn
The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs
The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC
Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN
Townsend Booksellers in Oakland
The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC – 79 Jobs Lost
Where’s Chris Matthews on this story? Where the rest of the media on this story?