November 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Pet Valu Going Out of Business; 43 Employees Affected in Montgomery County

Pet Valu announced on its website that it’s closing all of its U.S. stores permanently. According to Maryland Department of Labor, there are six Pet Valu locations in Montgomery County, and 43 employees will be laid off as a result: Clarksburg location at 22750 New Cut Road — six employees affected. Damascus location at 9809 Main […]

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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Metro Considering Layoffs, Service Cuts if Federal Funding Ends

The Metro Board of Directors held a special meeting Friday to approve potential service cuts and layoffs that may go into effect if federal funding does not come through.  The COVID-19 pandemic led Metro to cut back service causing as much as a 90% drop in ridership and revenue, according to a statement from the […]

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April 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s, Outback File Layoff Notices

Over 200 workers in in Montgomery County for Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Outback Steakhouse are part of a 60 days notice of possible layoffs or reduced hours because of the impact of the coronavirus closures. The three restaurants are owned by Bloomin’ Brands. On Monday, Bloomin’ Brands filed a  mass layoff Work Adjustment […]

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September 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Lockheed Martin to Cut 500 Positions

Lockheed Martin executives announced on Wednesday that the company’s Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) segment will reduce its workforce by approximately 500 positions by mid-November of this year. According to a news release on the Bethesda-based company’s website, this action is in response to shifting government priorities, changing industry dynamics and efforts to improve […]

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October 4, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Lockheed Martin Furloughs Thousands

UPDATED “As a result of Secretary Hagel’s announcement that most of the nearly 400,000 civilian Department of Defense (DOD) employees have been deemed essential for national security, Lockheed Martin will reduce the number of employees who will be affected by government shutdown as of Oct. 7. The Department of Defense’s decision will not eliminate the […]

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