The company is also laying off
510 employees at the Freightliner plant in Mount Holly.
LANCASTER - Financially troubled Westside Union School District is considering laying off
54 teachers because it might increase class sizes in the lower grades.
A Midwest warehouse club store is laying off
The district then ended up laying off
teachers who held full credentials because they had less seniority than instructors on emergency credentials.
Despite these promises PacTel continued to hire new employees while laying off
thousands of loyal employees who, to their detriment, relied on the promises of their employer.
LANCASTER - When most Antelope Valley school districts are nearly drowning in a sea of financial woes, Lancaster School District trustees believe they will stay afloat without laying off
employees or increasing class sizes.
The board conducted a special meeting Monday night to vote on laying off
14 full-time classified, or nonteaching employees, to pare $1 million from the district's budget.
The trustees have not yet voted on making class sizes larger, and administrators are meeting with teachers' union members to discuss ways to slash the budget without laying off
employees, the assistant superintendent said.
Meeting a state deadline of Saturday for notifying certificated staff, the board voted 5-0 Tuesday in favor of laying off
the assistant principals and 3-2 in favor of teacher layoffs, with trustees Sheldon Epstein and Sandy Corrales dissenting on the teacher layoffs.
In addition to laying off
aides, Leabo said administrative costs will be cut and some unfilled teaching positions will be left vacant.