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LexisNexis to cut 205 positions nationally

“LexisNexis Legal & Professional is eliminating 205 positions nationally, according to an email from Mike Walsh, chief executive of LexisNexis Legal & Professional, sent to employees Thursday afternoon. The cuts are coming after a recent joint venture of a LexisNexis’ Internet marketing division with marketing company Internet Brands, which was announced Aug. 30.” (via Dayton Daily News)

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Chicago Library Janitors Laid Off

“About 70 Chicago Public Library custodians learned this morning they’re out of work. The city told them in May it was privatizing their jobs, but the workers say they were hoping to keep working. Their Union, SEIU Local 73 had been in negotiations with the city but was unable to get them work in another department. They were making about 16 dollars an hour.”

via CBS Chicago

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University Will Not Significantly Cut Library Staff

“Despite initiatives to centralize its workforce, the Harvard Library System will not be significantly reducing its approximately 930 person staff, according to an emailed announcement from Harvard University Library Executive Director Helen Shenton and Senior Associate Provost for the Harvard Library Mary Lee Kennedy. “We are pleased to share that, due to the Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program and the Schools’ careful management of vacancies, nearly all library staff members with roles designated as Harvard Library Shared Services or Support Services will have a position in the new Harvard Library organization,” Shenton and Kennedy wrote.”

via The Harvard Crimson

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