Layoffs http://wuky.org en Kentucky One Health Lays Off About 500 Workers http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-one-health-lays-about-500-workers <p>Hospital company KentuckyOne Health says it has laid off about 500 people to help reduce a $218 million deficit. Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:57:34 +0000 Associated Press 45311 at http://wuky.org Kentucky One Health Lays Off About 500 Workers State Police Lay Off 20 Troopers To Narrow Budget Gap http://wuky.org/post/state-police-lay-20-troopers-narrow-budget-gap <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky State Police have laid off 20 troopers as the agency deals with an expected budget shortfall.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer told the Lexington Herald-Leader the troopers dismissed were veteran officers brought out of retirement on annual contracts. They had signed new contracts on July 1.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">The agency anticipates a budget gap of $5.8 million. Brewer said the layoffs will save $1.25 million.</span></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:31:36 +0000 Associated Press 36646 at http://wuky.org State Police Lay Off 20 Troopers To Narrow Budget Gap Eastern State Hospital To Drop 65 Employees http://wuky.org/post/eastern-state-hospital-drop-65-employees <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Eastern State Hospital will lay off as many as 65 employees as the psychiatric hospital moves to a new $129 million campus in Lexington. But, officials say, most of those losing a job may to reapply for work at the new facility.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Bluegrass.org interim CEO David Hanna told the Lexington Herald-Leader employees affected by the layoffs have been notified, but written notices will be sent this week.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:52:56 +0000 Associated Press 34135 at http://wuky.org Eastern State Hospital To Drop 65 Employees Lexington Herald-Leader Making More Cuts http://wuky.org/post/lexington-herald-leader-making-more-cuts <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky&#39;s second-largest newspaper has announced another round of job cuts and furloughs.</span> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:32:55 +0000 Associated Press 17923 at http://wuky.org Lexington Herald-Leader Making More Cuts