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campus in DeWitt, NY will lose some 170 jobs over the coming yearand a half when the company closes a parts warehouse. Employees were notifiedthat the Replacement Components Division warehouse, which handles replacementparts for heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, will close by the end of next year.
is cutting more than 1,500 jobs in northwestern Pennsylvania.The company announced Tuesday that it would make permanent 1,200 temporarylayoffs that were announced in February at its factory near Erie, which makes electriclocomotives. In addition, 230 hourly jobs and 50 salaried jobs are being cut there.Another 200 people are losing their jobs at an engine plant in Grove City.
has issued another 240 60-day layoff notices to employees,according to paperwork filed with the state. Since August 21, Hawker Beechcraft hasissued 783 layoff notices, according to state records. Before the latest series of cuts,the company had announced 2,800 layoffs, about 29% of its work force, sinceNovember when it employed 9,790, including 7,700 in Wichita.
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plans to cut an additional 200 jobs at its Alabama auto assemblyplant by the end of this year, part of the latest effort to bring production in line withslumping global demand. Officials at the German automaker's plant in Vance, AL metwith employees Tuesday to announce a new series of cutbacks that will go into effectnext year. The plant now employs about 3,000 people and will offer buyouts, as wellas retirement and early retirement packages, with the goal of cutting 200 jobsthrough that process.
has informed the state it will put 26 more pilots and 33 moreflight attendants on furlough in October. In a layoff notice filed with the WisconsinDepartment of Workforce Development, Midwest said the furloughs are expected tobegin October 31. The furloughs stem from Republic Airways Holdings Inc.'sacquisition of Midwest on July 31. Republic is replacing Midwest's fleet of Boeing717s with Embraer 190s. The new furloughs are in addition to the company'sprevious announcement it is laying off 40 pilots and 55 flight attendants.
has furloughed another 290 pilots, part of previously announcedplans to shrink its work force. United has said it aims to shrink its work force by7,000. It has been making periodic furloughs and, in some cases, layoffs to movetoward that goal. The new furloughs bring the total number of United pilots out of work to 1,164, according to the United branch of the Air Line Pilots Association.