RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Job Layoffs

A collection of news and information related to Job Layoffs published by this site and its partners.

Top Job Layoffs Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, may spin off or sell enterprise unit; adds Icahn exec to board

    EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business. The job cuts will fall across its marketplaces, PayPal and enterprise businesses....
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs
    American Express said Wednesday it plans to cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, about 6 percent of its total workforce. The New York-based charge card company said the cuts are part of a companywide efficiency drive. The announcement came as it reported...
  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall

    Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall
    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the first time in a month, a sign that layoffs remain low and hiring is probably still healthy. The Labor Department says that weekly applications dropped 10,000 to a seasonally...
  • EBay to slash 2,400 jobs amid weak holiday sales

    Online marketplace EBay Inc. is slashing 2,400 jobs, or about 7% of its workforce, after a mixed holiday season and a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for the current quarter. The job cuts will affect its Marketplaces and Enterprise businesses, as...
  • American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

    American Express Co. said it will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year as it curtails expenses. AmEx also said Wednesday that it took a $206-million charge in the fourth quarter to "improve operating efficiencies. The lender, led by Chief Executive...
  • Underfunded state pension system will be challenge for Hogan team

    As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan and his team begin tackling the state's budget, they will soon turn their attention to one of its most pernicious challenges: Maryland's underfunded employee pension system. The $45.4 billion system, which provides monthly...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • BP cuts 200 staff, 100 contractors as oil prices fall; company still 'committed' to North Sea

    BP has announced it will cut an estimated 200 staff jobs and another 100 contracting jobs in light of falling oil prices. The company said Thursday the cuts will be made in onshore roles, not in offshore operational positions. Regional president Trevor...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...
  • Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters

    Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters
    Coexisting with bears Regarding the Sentinel article "State wildlife officers trap three bears in state Rep. Scott Plakon's yard" on Jan. 6: Our community of almost 100 homes in northwest Seminole County has been living with bears for more than 20...