It was announced today that PNC is planning 5,800 job cuts over the next two years. Here’s the link to the Post-Gazette article:
One Pittsburgh area entity that is doing something to help laid-off workers is the Community College of Allegheny County. In their words: “In response to the economic downturn, the Community College of Allegheny County is introducing its own stimulus package for Western Pennsylvania, offering tuition waivers for laid-off workers and transition programs for employers forced to downsize. Find out if you qualify at the Career Transition Center for Dislocated Workers.
Here’s the Post-Gazette article, Calls stream in for CCAC’s free tuition: