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Nixon Peabody announces layoffs

Boston-based Nixon Peabody LLP has eliminated 38 staff positions across its 16 offices, at all levels of tenure. Eight of the positions were in the Rochester office and one in Buffalo. “Nixon Peabody manages our business in the U.S. and ...

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Wells Fargo to lay off 1,800 employees

NEW YORK — Wells Fargo plans to lay off an additional 1,800 employees from its mortgage department, after cutting about 2,300 jobs from the same unit in August. Spokesman Alfredo Padillo said Thursday that the San Francisco-based bank is cutting ...

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Nearly 3,300 jobs saved in 2012

The state Labor Department’s Shared Work program is being credited with saving 3,280 jobs in 2012. Commissioner Peter M. Rivera urges any employer in New York who is considering layoffs to immediately contact the Labor Department to get help in ...

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Syracuse newspaper to lay off 115 employees

SYRACUSE — The Post-Standard of Syracuse says it will lay off 115 full- and part-time employees as it moves ahead with plans to combine print and online operations to form two new companies early next year. Stephen Rogers, editor and ...

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Kodak plans to lay off 91 workers in Rochester

Eastman Kodak Co. plans to lay off 91 workers at its Rochester operations in June. The Democrat and Chronicle reports that the company has filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice with the state Labor Department about the ...

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Layoffs hitting programs that rely on LSC funding

It was only a matter of time before continuing cuts for legal services would result in layoffs to regional programs. That time is now. “We did lose an attorney in Jamestown in January,” said C. Kenneth Perri, executive director of Legal Assistance of Western New York ...

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More than 600 losing jobs at NY processing center

AMHERST — A document processing firm connected with an embattled New York foreclosure law firm is going out of business. Pillar Processing Inc. in suburban Buffalo notified the New York state Department of Labor on Wednesday that it will close ...

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Layoffs at firm with foreclosure party

BUFFALO — A New York foreclosure law firm that was criticized for a Halloween party that mocked the homeless and people in danger of losing their homes says it will lay off at least one-third of its employees. A spokesman ...

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GOP says Energy Dept. tried to delay solar layoffs

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs last year until after the 2010 midterm elections, Republican investigators say. A memo prepared by GOP staff at the House Energy and Commerce ...

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