#Layoffs

  • Amazon makes round of layoffs at Seattle headquarters

      Amazon makes rare round of layoffs at Seattle headquarters   SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon laid off workers at its corporate campuses Monday, a rare event at one of the nation’s largest corporate employers, sources at the company said.The job eliminations are mostly concentrated in Amazon’s consumer retail business and involve several hundred...
  • GE will cut 12,000 jobs

    General Electric plans to cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as the industrial conglomerate’s new CEO institutes sweeping changes and the company grapples with a decline in business for coal and natural gas products. The company will cut nearly one in five positions in its GE Power unit. It...
  • Coal Mine ruling could cause major layoffs for many

    The owners of one of the largest underground coal mines in the United States said Friday that “the clock is running” on potential layoffs and asked an appellate court to intervene after a judge halted a planned expansion of the Montana mine. Signal Peak Energy has said up to 30 workers...
  • Lego laying off 1400 workers

    Lego has run into a behemoth of a competitor — screen time. With kids increasingly opting for digital gadgets, the Lego Group, one of the world’s most profitable toymakers, is streamlining its business, eliminating some products and cutting 1,400 jobs — about 8% of its total headcount — to...
  • Advance Auto Parts eliminated 475 positions

    Advance Auto Parts cut nearly 500 jobs as it seeks a turnaround predicated on store upgrades after two consecutive years of sales declines. The Roanoke, Va.-based retailer confirmed Tuesday that it had eliminated 475 positions in corporate, supply chain and field management. The company, which has more than 5,000...
  • Longtime NFL insider John Clayton laid off by ESPN as part of network’s ongoing cuts

    ESPN’s NFL insider John “The Professor” Clayton, 63, will depart from ESPN amid the network’s large-scale layoffs, according to Sporting News. Clayton has been with the Worldwide Leader in Sports for 23 years. The network’s NFL coverage has taken previous blows with the departure of Ed Werder, who’d been...
  • Ford to cut 1,400 jobs in North America, Asia

    DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting 1,400 jobs in North America and Asia Pacific this year in an effort to boost profits. The company will offer voluntary early retirement and separation packages to around 10 percent of its non-factory workers in departments like sales, marketing and human resources. It...
  • Coca-Cola Cuts 1200 jobs!

    CNN Money reports, Coca-Cola’s sales continue to fizzle — and the company is planning to cut 1,200 jobs to try and get back on track. Coke(KO) said in its earnings report Tuesday that the layoffs, which will begin in the second half of this year, are part of a...