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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:20 AM

Did all of the companies announce layoffs just since Wednesday of this past week?

I see on this website a long list of companies laying off employees - of course this is all being said it's because of Obama being re-elected. Maybe the threat these companies issued in the weeks preceding the election

If they all did this just in the past 3 days, it seems like something that was planned, you don't just figure out and do a downsizing in 3 days. Additionally, if this all came down in one fell swoop over 3 days - sounds like a colluded effort. Like there was some conspiring of corporations to make some kind of statement to the country if Obama was re-elected and the people of this country should heed their warning next election.

I tell ya, these corporations, rich people and the money and power hungry in this country are one sadistic, fucked up bunch.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/how-many-businesses-have-announced-closings-or-lay-offs-since-obama-won-a-second-term/

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Reply Did all of the companies announce layoffs just since Wednesday of this past week? (Original post)
meadowlark5 Nov 2012 OP
LadyHawkAZ Nov 2012 #1
meadowlark5 Nov 2012 #3
LadyHawkAZ Nov 2012 #5
Angry Dragon Nov 2012 #2
meadowlark5 Nov 2012 #4
Angry Dragon Nov 2012 #7
doc03 Nov 2012 #6
SoutherDem Nov 2012 #8
Left Brain Nov 2012 #9
doc03 Nov 2012 #11
The Straight Story Nov 2012 #10
LAGC Nov 2012 #12

Response to meadowlark5 (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:25 AM

1. That's Glenn Beck's "nooz" source

You might want to edit out that link and find a better one.

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Response to LadyHawkAZ (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:34 AM

3. That's why I asked here - I am not familiar with that website so didn't know how reliable it is

I did hear something in passing on tv today, MSNBC I believe. But I was doing something and didn't listen. Then I just saw this on FB and wanted to see if any of this was legitimate and what people were hearing.

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Response to meadowlark5 (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:38 AM

5. I've heard about several threatening to cut hours

to get around the Obamacare requirements.

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Response to meadowlark5 (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:28 AM

2. yes they are ........

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:37 AM

4. So what are you hearing about it?

Are they blaming it on the election of President Obama or Obamacare or the possibility of their taxes increase? Why all of these companies all of a sudden after the election conveniently lay off employees? Sure seems suspicious to me.

Either they had this planned but used the election as an excuse and get a bonus by-product of riling up the rethugs and show that employees should vote as they are told or suffer the consequences.

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Response to meadowlark5 (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:10 AM

7. It could be something put together by the Chamber of Commerce

I would not put it past them

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Response to meadowlark5 (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:42 AM

6. Companies are required to issue a WARN notice 90 days before a

layoff.

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