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Hospital cuts hit New York City healthcare workers

New York Times, April 29, 2010

With one hospital closing and others slashing budgets, New York City's healthcare-job marketplace could get crowded in the coming days, and some employees fear they could be facing a long spell without work. More than 3,500 employees will have lost their jobs when St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan effectively closes on April 30, weeks after filing for bankruptcy when deals to merge with other hospital systems fell apart. And more layoffs could be coming, the Wall Street Journal reports.