“…The number of business closings nearly tripled…”

Friday, August 28, 2015
By Paul Martin

AAron Hutchins
August 28, 2015

Incomplete list of publicly announced layoffs & shutdowns:

California: Washington based Boeing laying off another eight people in Long Beach, by October. CGR/Thompson Industries issued a shutdown WARN for their Fulerton operation, 102 jobs lost by October! Lyris Technologies laying off 79 people by the end of September. Oil giant Chevron issued more mass layoff WARNs, this time 5-hundred people to become jobless by the middle of October! In San Jose, Quest Diagnostics eliminating 78 jobs in October. In Sunnyvale, Illinois based Motorola laying off 213 people by the end of October! (Does it have anything to do with the merger with China’s Lenovo?) Tax-sucker Raytheon Intelligence issued a shutdown WARN for their Chula Vista ops, 41 jobs lost in October. Sky Aerospace Products issued a shutdown WARN for their Los Angeles ops, 53 jobs lost in October. In Pittsburg, steel company USS-POSCO Industries issued a mass layoff WARN saying 661 people will become jobless at the end of October! ObamaCare forcing Kindred Hospital South Bay to shutdown its KND Development 53 in October, 94 jobs lost. In San Diego, Soitec Solar Industries shutting down in October, 1-hundred jobs lost! In Berkeley, reports say biotech company XOMA eliminating 58 jobs in order to “lower operating expenses and preserve capital”. Western Digital Technologies WARNed it will layoff 137 Californians by the end of October! Silgan Containers continues to eliminate jobs, this time 180 people in Riverbank will be laid off in October!

Colorado: In Denver, after three and a half years River North Brewery shutting down their Blake Street location, blaming greatly increased competition in the past couple of years.

The Rest…HERE

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