Olga Tchoumak

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

Agilent Technologies Inc. plans to lay of 2,700 workersSafilo, a major sunglass manufacturer, has shut down an Italian plant, laying off 1,250 employeesBoeing Inc. gives 900 employees the axe in another round of layoffs… The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation will eliminate 800 positionsPlayboy Enterprises Inc. is to close its New York City offices, laying off 100 employees

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

HSBC Holdings Plc. may cut 1,000 jobs in the UK… IBM will give more than 300 North Carolina employees the axe today… Synovus Financial Corp. is laying off 200 employees in its second round of layoffs since last September… Gibson Guitar will give 70 employees the axe…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.screws 150
Governor David Paterson ordered the layoffs of 8,900 New York State government workers as part of a new budget proposition, taking effect on July 1st unless successfully argued by the unions… Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has fired upwards of 400 workersBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center announces plan to lay off no more than 150 employeesGeneral Motors Corp. serves 160 pink slips in Warren, Michigan… Legg Mason Inc. gives 120 employees the axe in another round of layoffs…Arbitron, the media and marketing research firm, plans to layoff 100

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.screw 150
Daily Mail Group plans to cut 1,000 positions, affecting its Northcliffe Media arm… Orange County Transportation Authority has voted to give 400 bus drivers the axe… The Charlotte Observer will be firing 82 employees, both full and part time, while cutting hours for others… Sacramento’s Sutter Medical Center will lay off 53 employees and cut the hours of 11 others, from nurse aids to case workers… Wisconsin’s Appleton School Board has cut 43 teaching positions for the coming school year…

A daily review of the employment fallout around the country and the world.many small screws 150
German Industrial Group, ThyssenKrupp plans 3,000 layoffs, cutting 1.5 percent of its workforce… TDK Fujitsu Philippines Corp. cut 2,000 jobs in its Laguna location…the U.S. Postal Service will close six district offices and give 1,400 employees the axe… Finnish airline, Finnair PLC announced 1,600 temporary layoffsLam Research is laying off 375 employees throughout North America, Europe, and Asia…Mayer Brown plans to layoff 55 lawyers and staff at its London office… Hanesbrand Inc. lays off 46 in its Virginia Service Center…

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

MeadWestvaco Corporation
will close plants in Virginia and Puerto Rico, terminating the jobs of 278 employeesKnapheide Manufacturing, a Quincy, Illinois employer, is rumored to layoff 158 workers starting March 30… Katten Muchin Rosenman gives 69 employees, 23 lawyers and 46 staffers, the axe… Timken Co., a specialty steel manufacturer, will lay off 65 employees by the end of March…

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


Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing department of Infosys Technologies, has fired more than 600 staffRoad Home, the Baton Rouge hurricane housing program will be cutting 500 jobs in the coming months… Crain Communications, a business trade publisher, gives 150 employees the boot, along with a 10 percent salary cut…

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

Heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. will be laying off 2,454 employees in Illinois, Indiana, and Georgia… Nokia plans 1,700 layoffs worldwide… The partnership between Kaiser Permanente and IBM will result in 860 layoffs at the Oakland-based Kaiser… Daewoo Bus Global Corp., the first major Korean company to practice major downsizing this year, will fire 507 employees, cutting its workforce by 38.5 percent… Weyerhaeuser Co. will close two more lumber mills, affecting 300 Oregon and Oklahoma workers – 1.5 percent of its workforce… Chicago’s Resurrection Healthcare sheds 125 management positions… The News & Observer Publishing Co. is letting go of 78 employees, or 11 percent of its workforce… The Idaho Statesman will give 25 employees the axe

Screwed: 5,000 at UBS

by Olga Tchoumak on March 17, 2009 in Money,News

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

UBS, Switzerland’s largest bank, plans to eliminate up to 5,000 senior and management positions in the coming weeks… Swiss drug maker, Roche, cuts 1,500 New Jersey-based jobs in an effort to relocate operations to California… Cymer announces 130 layoffs in San Diego… Getty Images lays off 110 employees, 5 percent of its global workforce…

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

The Israeli Manufacturers Association plans to layoff workers at 58 percent of Negev factories, totaling about 2,500 layoffs, by the end of the first quarter of 2009…Baker Hughes Inc.2 begins laying off 1,500 as part of a second round of cuts… Sunoco will give 750 the axe… Sidley Austin LLP cuts 229 positions, including 89 associates and staff attorneys, and 140 staffers… The loss of 200 positions is expected at Health Net Inc. as the company moves ahead with the outsourcing of IT positions… The city of Toledo, Ohio will layoff 75 police officers, effective May 1st…