Lays off an average of six employees at most of its retail stores
Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service providers buckled up for a bumpy summer ride and state officials asked what bills could be paid if the impasse continues.
No word on how many affected in St. Louis area
Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.
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.