We were told it was bound to happen. Companies holding off on laying off workers to see who would win the election...Obama won, now these companies are laying off... How Many Companies Announced Closings or Layoffs Since Obama Won A Second Term? | TheBlaze.com - has links to each news article for every company listed below. Daily Job Cuts - Layoff News , Job Layoffs 2012 / 2011 , Bankruptcy, Store closings, Business Economy News has even more companies listed. Energizer - 1,500 employees Westinghouse - 50 employees. Research in Motion Limited - laid off about 200 people Providence Journal - laid off 23 full-time workers Wednesday Hawker Beechcraft - 240 employees Boeing - 30% of their management staff CVPH Medical Center - handed pink slips to 17 employees US Cellular - 980 job cuts Momentive Performance Materials - 150 workers Rocketdyne - 100 employees Brake Parts - to lay off 75 workers starting in late December Vestas Wind Systems - reducing headcount by 3,000 Husqvarna - plans to cut about 600 jobs Center for Hospice New York - 40 employees Bristol-Meyers - 480 layoffs OCE North America - will lay off 135 Darden Restaurants - The company, which was among those who had received an Obamacare waiver in the past, is looking to limit workers to 28 hours per week. A full time employee that is required to have health insurance (lest the employer pay a fine) works 30 hours per week, as defined by the Obamacare law. West Ridge Mine - planning to close by 2014 United Blood Services Gulf - will lay off approximately 10 percent of its workforce A layoff is tough enough for employees to deal with, imagine hearing the crushing news that your office is shutting down just before Thanksgiving and Christmas Here are some of the business closings that were announced in just the past two days: Caterpillar Inc. will close its plant in Owatonna Minn. Mount Pleasants Albrecht Sentry Foods The Target store at Manassas Mall Va. Millennium Academy in Wake Forest NC Target Closing Kissimmee FL Location The Andover Gift Shop in Andover MA Grand Union Family Markets Closing Storrs Location CT Movie Scene Milford Location NH Update: TE Connectivity Closing Greensboro Plant 620 Layoffs Expected Gomers Fried Chicken in South Kansas City Kmart in Homer Glen Fresh Market on Pine Street in Burlington AGC Glass North America to permanently close its Blue Ridge Plant in Kingsport Tenn. The Target store at Platte and Academy in Colorado Springs The Roses store on Reynold Road in Winston-Salem NC Meanders Kitchen losing its West Seattle location at 6032 California Ave Bost Harley-Davidson at 46th Avenue North and Delaware Ave. in West Nashville TN Townsend Booksellers in Oakland The Kmart store in Parkway Plaza off University Drive in Durham NC 79 Jobs Lost Elections have consequences...these poor people are seeing those consequences first hand.