layoffs http://wrvo.org en 145 workers let go at Lockheed Martin sites in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/145-workers-let-go-lockheed-martin-sites-upstate-new-york <p></p><p>Another 80 employees at Lockheed Martin's factory in suburban Syracuse, N.Y. and 65 in Owego, N.Y. have been told they're out of a job in the second round of the layoffs to hit the sites this year.</p><p>The plan to reduce the workforce in the defense contractor's Mission Systems and Training unit <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/more-layoffs-hit-upstate-ny-lockheed-martin-sites" target="_blank">was announced on Oct. 16</a>. In all, 587 workers lost their job in the unit nationwide.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:32:29 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46790 at http://wrvo.org 145 workers let go at Lockheed Martin sites in upstate New York Upstate Hospital requesting more funding from state http://wrvo.org/post/upstate-hospital-requesting-more-funding-state <p>SUNY is asking the state for up to $185 million to stabilize its two public teaching hospitals. Most of the cash is needed for the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. But Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse also needs millions. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:58:46 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33513 at http://wrvo.org Upstate Hospital requesting more funding from state Syracuse City School District budget calls for more layoffs http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-city-school-district-budget-calls-more-layoffs <p>Projections unveiled at the Syracuse City School District budget meeting last night could push the total number of positions the district has eliminated since 2009 to more than 1,000. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:13:30 +0000 Durrie Lawrence 33382 at http://wrvo.org Kodak - one year after bankruptcy http://wrvo.org/post/kodak-one-year-after-bankruptcy <p>Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy a year ago. The intervening months have seen big layoffs, pay freezes for workers, and an end to benefits for many of the company's retirees. However, Kodak also secured an extra $830 million in funding, and sold its patent portfolio. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:02:13 +0000 Kate O'Connell 32052 at http://wrvo.org Kodak - one year after bankruptcy More layoffs planned for the Syracuse school district http://wrvo.org/post/more-layoffs-planned-syracuse-school-district <p>The Syracuse school district is asking for more staff layoffs. The district will make the request for more layoffs at a special school board meeting later this week.</p><p> Tue, 01 May 2012 13:49:16 +0000 Ellen Abbott 18499 at http://wrvo.org