Halliburton Cuts Jobs In Duncan

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Houston-based Halliburton confirms it has laid off workers in Duncan but the company isn't saying how many or if there will be more job cuts.
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Since: Feb 09

Tulsa, OK

#1 Apr 3, 2009
doh
matt

Broken Arrow, OK

#2 Apr 3, 2009
halliburton sure aint hurtin.
Bonnie H Oakley

Claremore, OK

#3 Apr 3, 2009
matt wrote:
halliburton sure aint hurtin.
Neither is former Vice-President Cheney.

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Since: Jul 08

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#4 Apr 3, 2009
Bonnie H Oakley wrote:
<quoted text>Neither is former Vice-President Cheney.
THIS.

If people really think he broke ties before becoming VP, they are sadly, sadly mistaken.

Ignorance is bliss? I think not!

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Since: Aug 08

United States

#5 Apr 3, 2009
I hear about all these places that are laying people off but the company I work for was never in the news when it laid people off last month. Is it only the ones that give a report to the media that are reported on???
Trojan Dad

Tahlequah, OK

#6 Apr 3, 2009
Dick Chaney might have been involved with this company but this company was making money and now look how the economy has effected every company!!!! When oil was strong, so was the economy!!!
Nola gal

Tulsa, OK

#7 Apr 3, 2009
This company is a joke
mike

Tulsa, OK

#8 Apr 3, 2009
No Nola...the company is no joke...it raised me and my sisters....paid good salaries for a non union company...

Since: Feb 09

Duncan, OK

#9 Apr 3, 2009
A joke or not, Halliburton is one of the best companies to work for in this area. I have been working there for the past two months and can't describe the pay and health coverage I have for my family. 90% that got laid off where lazy and didn't come to work or had enough time in with the company to get a FREE college education.

Since: Feb 09

Duncan, OK

#10 Apr 3, 2009
Many of the people that were laid off will get anywhere between $6oo - $800 a WEEK unemployment benefits with Halliburtons cobra insurance costing a mere $90 - $175 month for health, vision, and dental coverage. Just because Halliburton laid off their employees, doesn't mean their not still taken care of them.
Reagan Fan

Seattle, WA

#11 Apr 8, 2009
So why is the state using stimulus money to build a new interchange to benefit Haliburton with a private golf club? Seems like Senator Coburn should be looking into this. How is it that the people of poor parts of the state and the country wind up paying for a new $5 million interchange to benefit the private golf club development backed by some of the richest people around and Haliburton?
RBP

Richardson, TX

#12 Apr 8, 2009
Choke-la-homa . I don't know were you are getting your infomation on the unemployment benefits, But they told me that $407.00 a week was tops and thats before tax, Whow a $ 1,000.00 a month. And your so called cobra is only good for short term. And what do you think HES uses the HOC card and the black boxs in the trucks for ! they us them to as a tool to fire your ASS when things get slow. You have just started, And they have already filled you full of Shit.
RBP

Richardson, TX

#13 Apr 9, 2009
Hey Choke-la-homa,get on the net and go to yahoo finance see what your
great Halliburton CEO got for his 2008 bonus, while they layoff good people. Yes I know some are dead beats, But you go ahead and work for them for 20 years and when you are thinking about retireing they boot you to the street. Then get back on here and tell everyone how you feel.

Since: Nov 08

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#14 Apr 9, 2009
Reagan Fan wrote:
So why is the state using stimulus money to build a new interchange to benefit Haliburton with a private golf club? Seems like Senator Coburn should be looking into this. How is it that the people of poor parts of the state and the country wind up paying for a new $5 million interchange to benefit the private golf club development backed by some of the richest people around and Haliburton?
Let's have a bit of proof of your dribble their troll.
FYI

UK

#15 Apr 11, 2009
No, it really is a Company silly

Since: Nov 08

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#16 Apr 12, 2009
What I thought.

Since: Mar 09

Indian Trail, NC

#17 Apr 21, 2009
mike wrote:
No Nola...the company is no joke...it raised me and my sisters....paid good salaries for a non union company...
THey 'bought' two of the largest general contractors in the world(brown & ROot, M.M.Kellog) tomake their money...the pay kickbacks to politicians and seek no-bid government contracts, OVERCHARGE, UNDERPERFORM and have literally been run out of the US for safety, union-busting, collusion and outright bribery...however, in the third-world crap holes they rape, pillage, plunder, bribe and consistenyl UNDER-DELIVER, they do just fine...DIck Cheney was made President AFTER Desert Storm...the rest is well-known.
anit lib

Greenbrier, AR

#18 May 13, 2009
your a joke
Retiree

San Diego, CA

#19 May 17, 2009
These layoffs are S.O.P. for Halliburton when top exec's bonuses are at risk.
DSW

Oklahoma City, OK

#20 Jun 13, 2009
More layoffs this next week again and alllllll those pretty new trucks they couldn't get out of buying...if nothing else it decorates 10th ave up

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