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Batavia Kmart to close (access required)

Sears Holding Co., which owns both Sears and Kmart stores, has filed notice with the state Labor Department that it intends to lay off all 73 employees at the Batavia store by mid-January. The notice is the second blow this ...

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Xerox to cut jobs in Webster (access required)

Xerox Corp. on Thursday confirmed plans to cut a number of jobs at its Webster facility, as well as facilities in Canada and throughout the U.S. “Xerox continues restructuring activities as part of its initiative to optimize its operations globally,” ...

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Alstom to cut jobs at Rochester facility (access required)

Alstom Signaling Inc. plans to transfer its hardware equipment manufacturing from its Rochester facility to other U.S. sites, eliminating 80 jobs in the process. Alstom management told staffers of the job cuts on Thursday. “The decision is a result of ...

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Rochester jobless rate climbs in July

Rochester’s roller coaster economy continued its bumpy ride in July, with an increase in the jobless rate and a decrease in the number of private-sector jobs, the state Department of Labor reported this week. The Rochester metropolitan area lost 1,900 ...

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