128 Layoffs at Monaco Plant

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Dozens of employees at a towable RV business were laid off Monday morning. Nearly 130 workers showed up to work at Monaco, and were told to go home. An employee we spoke with says it came as a shock. We’re told a total of 71 permanent and 57 temporary employees no longer have jobs … Continue reading »

McKenzie-Willamette Layoffs Coming

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The new year brings bad news to employees at McKenzie-Willamette Medical center–layoffs. A hospital spokesperson says the layoffs are due to less funding from the government. On Tuesday, union workers stood outside the hospital with a message to administration: “Community Before Profits.” They say hospitals are focusing too much on making money … Continue reading »

Disney Laying Off 150 Employees

(CNN) — Walt Disney Company is handing out pink slips in a new round of company re-organizing. According to several media reports, the layoffs will impact 150 people at its movie studio unit. In a statement to CNN, Disney confirmed a reduction in staffing in several divisions of the studio but did not mention the … Continue reading »

HP Laying Off Another 2,000 Workers

(CNN) — Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is laying off another 2,000 workers. That’s in addition to the 27,000 jobs being eliminated by the end of the 2014 fiscal year. Back in May, HP unveiled a restructuring plan that reduced the company’s workforce by 8 percent. Some were through layoffs and others through retirement. The company has … Continue reading »