Tag: layoffs

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Oil Industry Threatened By Hollowing Out

May 16, 2016

Via: Forbes

Huge numbers of oil industry employees have been laid off in the past year, about 450,000, and while this is to some extent unavoidable, the manner in which the layoffs are being done is potentially damaging. Although many of those laid […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Federal funds to aid layoff-hit Appalachian coal communities

March 18, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Appalachian coal communities hit hard by layoffs will get $45 million in federal funding to help them diversify their economies, create new jobs and retrain workers. The Appalachian Regional Commission, the White House and the U.S. Department of Commerce announced […]