A spokesman confirms 52 layoffs happened this week, and eight open positions will not be filled.
Nancy Buchannan, a substitute teacher in the district, says she doesn’t need insurance, and says subs already feel unappreciated by the district.
The layoffs are scheduled for December as part of a cutback of 500 employees nationwide.
Three teachers and nine teaching assistants could be laid off when the Belleville School District 201 Board meets tonight.
Drury University is eliminating 35 jobs as enrollment dips at the private Springfield school.
A St. Louis-based Catholic-sponsored health care system is cutting 586 jobs in four states, including 206 in the St. Louis region.
Fire Chief Jason Blackman says they are victims of grant money, about to run out.
The National Emergency Grant will train and re-employment nearly 400 workers throughout Missouri affected by the closure of Hostess Brands Inc.
The layoffs will happen because a three-year, $3.3 million federal grant runs out at the end of March.
Several schools and more than a hundred jobs are on the chopping block as the St. Louis city school district attempts to put forth a balanced budget.