Posts Tagged ‘firings’

UMMC letting go 115 workers, cites weak demand

by MBJ Staff Published: January 5,2012

Tags: demand, economy, employees, firings, health, healthcare, hospitals, lay offs, medicine, payroll, recession, workers

JACKSON — The University of Mississippi Medical Center is reducing the size of its workforce by approximately 115 employees. Coupled with a decision to not fill 90 vacant positions, the UMMC workforce will be about 2 percent smaller than it was at the end of 2011, according to Dr. James E. Keeton, vice chancellor for […] [...]

Proposal to appeal USM firings under review

by Associated Press Published: October 7,2010

Tags: education, firings, Southern Bone and Joint Specialists P.A, University of Southern Mississippi, USM

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) – Appeals begin Oct. 18 for University of Southern Mississippi faculty members who were terminated because of budget cuts, according to a proposal under review by campus groups. USM Provost Bob Lyman said he sent out the proposal for an appeals committee with faculty representation to various campus constituencies this week. “Short […] [...]

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