Thursday, November 8, 2012

What layoffs you ask?

THESE layoffs you idiots!  I did a quick google search of the word "layoffs".  The following is what came up. Almost all of them in the last 24-96 hours. Oh and this is just the first 7 PAGES. Remember democrats and everyone else for that were warned this was coming...

  With all the taxes coming up, the huge cost increases due to Obummercare, and the plain just sluggish economy we get..wellll...the following.
Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, a company that manufactures medical diagnostic equipment in central New York, announced in September that they would be laying off 275 employees, or roughly 10% of their workforce over the next t
hree years. One of the major reasons discussed for the layoffs was a proactive response to the Medical Device Tax mandated by the new healthcare law.

Dana Holding Corp.

As recently as a week ago, a global auto parts manufacturing company in Ohio known as Dana Holding Corp., warned their employees of potential layoffs, citing "$24 million over the next six years in additional U.S. health care expenses". After laying off several white collar staffers, company insiders have hinted at more to come. The company will have to cover the additional $24 million cost somehow, which will likely equate to numerous cuts in their current workforce of 25,500 worldwide.


One of the biggest medical device manufacturers in the world, Stryker will close their facility in Orchard Park, New York, eliminating 96 jobs in December. Worse, they plan on countering the medical device tax in Obamacare by slashing 5% of their global workforce - an estimated 1,170 positions.

Boston Scientific

In October of 2009, Boston Scientific CEO Ray Elliott, warned that proposed taxes in the health care reform bill could "lead to significant job losses" for his company. Nearly two years later, Elliott announced that the company would be cutting anywhere between 1,200 and 1,400 jobs, while simultaneously shifting investments and workers overseas - to China.


In March of 2010, medical device maker Medtronic warned that Obamacare taxes could result in a reduction of precisely 1,000 jobs. That plan became reality when the company cut 500 positions over the summer, with another 500 set for the end of 2013.

Smith & Nephew - 770 layoffs
Abbott Labs - 700 layoffs
Covidien - 595 layoffs
Kinetic Concepts - 427 layoffs
St. Jude Medical - 300 layoffs
Hill Rom - 200 layoffs
All the preceeding ^^^^ without descriptions are med labs and firms dealing in the medical field.

Now here's even MORE boys and girls..
Research in Motion LTD...creator of the Blackberry...or as I call all smartphones..Crackberries.
The Providence Journal due to declining subscriptions..

Hawker Beechcraft...and aircraft manufacturer.

Boeing...yet another aircraft manufacturer...

CPVH a hospital in New York state just handed 17 of it's people their pink slips.

Commerzbank a partially state owned bank in Germany will be handing out pink slips.

In Berlin game maker Gameforge layed off 20 people because well...the European Economy sucks as bad or worse than our own.

Vestas Wind Systems is laying off yet more people, it's been laying people off all year.

Husqvarna...maker of powered lawn and garden tools extraordinaire just announced layoffs. about half of them in Sweden...which isn't good for the ones in sweden.

ING the big dutch financial firm is laying off a couple thousand people because well...the world economic environment sucks zombified donkey dick all over.

Ericsson...cellphone manufacturer just announced the layoffs of a 100 people in it's R&D department and said if things don't start to get better will do mandatory layoffs.

SRA International a technological consulting and engineering firm will be cutting over 200 jobs because it just lost a contract with the FDIC.

Perkin Elmer a tech firm that deals in products for medical and scientific research company laid off 66 people.

Majestic Star Casino and Hotel opened a new hotel/casino in Gary, Indiana just recently. Already laying off 80 people Why? because the economy sucks.

Bristol Meyers a Pharmacy/bio giant is laying off a shade under 500 people. Actually they are laying off all their sales and med rep staff...

Lower Bucks Hospital in Pennsylvania went into bankruptcy and was sold to a California company that runs a chain of laying off 30 employees and closing it's cardiac rehabilitation unit.

Oce..or Canon know...the people who make some of the best cameras and printers in the world? They are laying off 134 people in Shelton and Trumbull in connecticut.

Turbocare Inc..which makes parts for gas and steam turbines is closing it's plant in Manchester.

Corning Inc is looking at making layoffs/job cuts but hasn't announced any as yet.

United Blood Service Gulf South region, a non profit blood service provider is cutting it's work force by 10%

Atlantic Lottery Corporation just cut 16 jobs in it's sales department...and 14 others were shifted around elsewhere within the company/

LAPD is announcing it will have to do layoffs without a sales tax increase..
(authors personal note. Who cares? Burn the city and all the  leftist idiots in it to the ground for all I care. those of you who aren't leftist idiots..I suggest you vacate the premises. when the forecast economic collapse comes...the cities will NOT be a safe place to be.)

At least 10 People are going to be laid off at the Yakima Regional Medical Center in Washington State. Thankfully its from their business office staff...not the medical personnel.

A man claiming to be from Georgia and own a small aviation company said he fired some of his employees and cut hours for others because otherwise he wasn't going to be able to keep the doors open with Obamacare fixing to go full tilt boogie and Obama back in the whitehouse.

Groupon laid off 80 sales people this week.

Murray Energy Corporation is laying off 150 people at 3 of it's subsidiaries.

American Coal in Galatia Illinois just laid off 55 people...

The Mayor for the City of Slidell in Louisiana warned city workers of likely layoffs due to a slump in city sales tax revenues...

TE Connectivity which makes connectors for electronics components just announced the closing of it's plant in Greensboro..with over 600 people to be laid off.

Oh here's another new one just announced. Energizer is going to lay off about 1500 people and close two of it's plants.

Oh my here's another one. Caterpillar just announced the closing of it's plant Owatonna and the lay off of 100 workers.

Shaws supermarket..700 people across 169 stores.

A milk processing plant in Maine is closing it's doors.

Lightyear Network Solutions closed one of it's offices and laid off 15 people...permanently.

There's a couple of Chemical storage facilities where they store and destroy chemical weapons that will be laying off a couple thousand over the next year or so as operations wind down.

Swiss Bank UBS is going to lay off over 10000 employees because well...the world economy sucks, they're losing money and the financial market is running scared.

Martha Stewarts business empire is planning layoffs.

The medical community is expecting yet MORE mass layoffs from hospital staffs this coming year. So far this year there have been a little over 6200 layoffs and it's expected to peak at around 8500 total by the end of December..Last year there were mass lay offs affecting a little over 8000 people.

Ah...Ameridose... a company linked to a pharmacy menengitis outbreak is laying off over 700 people. Though they HOPE it to be only temporary.

Welcome to the party boys and girls. Shit's just  gotten real, real frackin fast.

As always remember TANSTAAFL,..
Keep your powder dry  and I now return you to enjoy the world as you can...before it implodes.


  1. I am having to take pay as I can..when I can.
    I don't INSIST..unlike a public union
    Fuck em

  2. And don't forget...sequestration is coming as well, even though it appears the companies involved did as the Labor Department asked and didn't send out pink slips before the election.

    Fuckem. They voted bread and circuses and the clowns have taken center ring. Enjoy the show.


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