Weekly Layoffs Update

Weekly Layoffs Update for 13th January: Job Cuts at Walmart, Uptake, Rodale, ORNL & Pfizer

Weekly Layoffs Update for 13th January

Layoffs continue in several U.S. industries in 2018. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) laid off dozens of its employees in Georgia and Utah. Uptake Technologies, Inc., a data science startup launched in 2014, laid off staff for the first time. Rodale Inc., a publishing company, has been acquired by Hearst Magazines, resulting in job cuts. Tennessee-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory (more…)

Weekly Layoffs Update for January 6: Job Cuts at Coca-Cola, Pfizer, Allergan & More

2017 was full of job cuts and layoffs for the U.S. and 2018 starts with the same scenario. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) announced an additional 53 layoffs in Atlanta at the start of 2018. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) issued three WARN notices regarding New York layoffs. Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) announced the cutting of over 1,000 jobs across Allergan’s commercial (more…)

Weekly Layoffs Update for December 17: Job Cuts at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, 21st Century Fox, Verizon, comScore & Cracked.com

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Layoffs

Advancement in technology has led to many job cuts in the U.S. this year. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) will be cutting an unknown number of jobs from its power plant in Wilmington, North America due to industrial challenges. To fend off the growing competition, Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) will take over 21st Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXB), which (more…)

Weekly Layoffs Update for December 2: Job Cuts at ESPN, BuzzFeed, Autodesk, UnitedHealth Group & Time Inc

ESPN Layoffs

In today’s weekly roundup, America Closed highlights a number of layoff stories that gained serious online traction this week. Both traditional and online media companies continue to struggle and cut jobs. ESPN has been hit with rising fees and an exodus of subscriber, while ad revenue at Buzzfeed and Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) continues to slide. The loss (more…)

Weekly Layoffs Update for November 25, 2017: Job Cuts at Baumann & Sons, Wells Fargo, Honeywell, Husch Blackwell, and Payless

Baumann Bus Lays Off 134 Employees

The revenue of a company can be affected by a number of factors. Sometimes it’s internal triggers or sometimes it’s external triggers that start the avalanche of job cuts and layoffs. In the case of Baumann & Sons Buses Inc., an internal strike led to a loss of revenue, which triggered a number of layoffs. (more…)

Weekly Layoffs Update for November 18, 2017: Job Cuts at AdColony, Mandalay Bay, GE Digital, ESPN & Mylan 

AdColony layoffs 2017

Here is our weekly layoffs update of events impacting various industries this week. The recent mass shooting has impacted the tourism business in Las Vegas, causing Mandalay Bay to lay off several employees. Sports coverage network ESPN is facing a slowdown, issuing more than 100 employees the dreaded pink slip. Meanwhile, the IT industry is also (more…)