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ArcelorMittal to cut 10,000 Jobs

ArcelorMittal ,the world’s largest steelmaker is looking to eliminate about 10,000 jobs, with most of the cuts in Europe and the U.S. The company declined to specify layoff numbers, but sources said the target is about 3.9% of the 287,000 employees the company had as of Sept. 30. Many of the cuts are expected to affect workers who were furloughed.

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8 million american jobs held by illegal aliens

This week, notably absent from the president’s jobs summit is any discussion of how to take back the 8 million jobs currently occupied by illegal immigrants and make them available to out-of-work U.S. citizens and legal immigrants.   Instead, the Obama administration has taken the opposite approach to the stolen-jobs problem. Rather than ensuring that American jobs are reserved for legal workers, the administration continues to pursue amnesty. But legalizing 11 million illegal immigrants will only further harm American workers, making it harder for citizens and legal immigrants to get and keep long-term jobs. –Source Politico

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Los Angeles School District to cut 5000 jobs

Los Angeles Unified school board approved a budget plan Tuesday that calls for the elimination of more than 5,000 district positions over the next two years.     The plan includes several cost-cutting proposals to help the district close a projected budget deficit of $1.2 billion through 2012, but all included some kind of employee pay cuts to prevent layoffs. The plan would include layoffs of more than 1,400 teachers, nearly 1,000 janitors and maintenance workers and 520 school office workers, but said they had no other choice unless employees agree to some concessions. According to district officials, job cuts …

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Illegal Immigrants get stimulus jobs

“LOS ANGELES — Tens of thousands of jobs created by the economic stimulus law could end up filled by illegal immigrants, particularly in big states such as California where undocumented workers are heavily represented in construction, experts on both sides of the issue say. Studies by two conservative think tanks estimate immigrants in the United States illegally could take 300,000 construction jobs, or 15% of the 2 million jobs that new taxpayer-financed projects are predicted to create.” — Source USA TODAY

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