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Oneida Nation latest to cut gaming jobs


The Oneida Nation of New York cut 50 to 100 jobs at its Turning Stone Resort and Casino on Thursday.

The workforce reduction was the largest since the facility opened in 1993, The Syracuse Post-Standard reported. The cuts affected less than 2 percent of the tribe's 5,000 employees, an executive said.

"Turning Stone is one of the few gaming resorts in the entire United States that had improved performance in 2008 over 2007," said Peter Carmen, vice president of Oneida Nation Enterprises, the paper reported. "By being proactive as we are today and making small, modest incremental adjustments to our work force, we are able to avoid the serious problems that many other companies throughout the country are now experiencing."

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Turning Stone cuts jobs (The Syracuse Post-Standard 10/31)