Olga Tchoumak

three medium screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.


Hutchinson Technology plans to lay off 300 employees by the end of June in another round of layoffs… California’s Flour Corp. is laying off close to 300 employees230 employees of the Virginia Department of Transportation are losing their jobs on June 6… Fremont, California is eliminating 74 positions, 54 of which are already vacant..

screw 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

General Motors announces another massive restructuring plan that involves closing 13 plants and laying off another 21,000 employeesRiverside County announces possible 1,000 layoffs as part of a new 2009-2010 budget… Magna International Inc. will temporarily lay off about 725 employees as it cuts production at its St. Thomas plant next month…

Screwed: 1,600 at Apple

by Olga Tchoumak on April 27, 2009 in News

many small screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Apple has laid off about 1,600 retail employeesTrinityRail North American Freight Car Inc. will lay off 659 Cartersville employees before eventually closing its doors in August… Medtronic Inc. cuts 240 manufacturing positions as it moves production to a facility in Ireland…

three medium screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Under a “worst-case” scenario, 158 teachers may be laid off in the Issaquah School DistrictSeattle School District may lay off up to 70 teachers… Another round of layoffs at Eaton Corp. affects about 40 employees32 workers will be laid off in August as The Spray 9 plant in Johnstown closes its doors and relocates… Grand Traverse County Road Commission temporarily cuts about 10 jobsPheonix Media/Communications Group cuts wages and lays off 6 employees, about 2 percent of its workforce.

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.many small screws 150


Wal-Mart talks of laying off 10,000 employees in China… In another round of layoffs, Volvo Group plans to cut 1,543 jobs in Sweden660 school bus drivers are laid off in Jacksonville, FloridaAgilent Technologies’ Santa Rosa division has laid off 300 employeesThe Chicago Tribune shrinks its newsroom size again, laying off 53 editorial employeesThe Miami Art Museum cuts its budget by 10 percent and lays off 3 employees.

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.screws 150

Yahoo plans to layoff up to 700 employeesThe Southfield Board of Education has approved 112 layoffs, 104 teachers and 8 administrators… HSBC has laid off 100 private bankers in Hong Kong… MBTA general manager announced 75 planned job cuts… University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center may begin laying off employees in the next month in an effort to cut its budget by 10 percent.

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.screw 150
General Motors Corp. announced approximately 1,600 layoffs to occur in the next few days… Liquor and wine producer Brown-Forman Corp. plans to cut 250 jobs, or 6% of its workforce… Robert Bosch automotive plant is laying off 225 South Carolina employees… In another round of layoffs, Georgia-Pacific’s Plattsburg toilet paper mill will lay off 39 workers by mid May… Calvert City, Kentuky’s Gerdau Ameristeel plant lays off 28 employees.

many small screws 150A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.

Toshiba will be laying off 3,900 contract workers in Japan within the next year. … Sony Ericsson announces its quarterly loses and its plan to cut another 2,000 jobs. … In Twinsburg, Ohio, Chrysler will scale down its operations, including cutting up to 500 jobs. … Another round of layoffs at semiconductor manufacturer Teradyne Inc. affects 350 employees…Virginia’s Media General has laid off 300 employees. … New Hampshire-based Tele Atlas will cut 260 jobs, 140 in North American and 120 in Lebanon.

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.three medium screws 150

The City of Chicago’s Mayor Daley may be forced to lay off up to 1,600 city workersPetro-Canada is laying off up to 200 employees121 workers could be losing their jobs in Monmouth County, NJ… Kansas City Harley-Davidson plant is firing another 70 employees as part of its restructuring… Vectrix, the electric scooter manufacturer, is laying off 60 employees

Screwed: 8,700 at UBS

by Olga Tchoumak on April 16, 2009 in News,Work

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.screw 150

Swiss bank UBS will cut 8,700 jobs by 2010KLM airlines plans to let go of up to 3,000 employees by 2011Yahoo prepares to fire at least 500 employees by June… Russell Investments is laying off 400 employees from Tacoma, Washington…