2017 Job Cuts Hit Telecom Co. Hard Telecom company Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) looks to potentially cut an additional 80 more workers should its latest buyout efforts fall short as Frontier layoffs already continue to mount. The latest job cuts are part of a larger contingent of telecom layoffs in 2017. The Frontier buyouts on (more…)
Thousands of Jobs Lost in Telecommunications Sector Thousands of jobs were claimed via telecom industry layoffs in 2017. At industry giants and smaller players across the country, U.S. telecommunications industry job cuts were widespread, affecting workers of all stripes. From the AT&T layoffs to the Comcast layoffs, the industry as a whole found itself in (more…)
Comcast Layoffs December 2017: Sales Representatives to Be Laid Off in Chicago, IL and Hobart, IN Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), a global telecommunications conglomerate, laid off about 400 employees in 2017 as a part of its restructuring plan. The company’s warehouse operations and business model has been changing in order to better serve its customers. Worker Adjustment (more…)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) quietly gave pink slips to more than 700 DirecTV home installers last week. The AT&T subsidiary might be the largest pay-TV operator in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean it isn’t prone to job cuts, especially in the face of increased cord cutting.
Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ALSK), a telecommunications company located in Anchorage, is planning to cut approximately 30 employees, or five percent of its work staff.
AT&T Call Center Layoffs Continue Decreasing call volumes to AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) call centers have led to layoffs in various cities as the Dallas-based telecommunications company continues to face challenges in 2017. Doing what it takes to stay competitive and operationally profitable is the main goal of any business. Retraining, restructuring, cost-cutting, and downsizing are the (more…)
The Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) deal to merge with T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) has fallen through, sending Sprint stock plummeting, with the Sprint Corp deal failure unlikely to derail the trend of job cuts at Sprint.
The Telecom Giant Will Cut the Workers on October 30 Comcast announced layoffs will be coming to its Oak Brook, Illinois facility, with 200 sales employees being shed from the area, while another 170 jobs will be relocated to a nearby call center.
As Jobs Flee the Country, Workers Fight Back Unionized call center workers traveled to the Dominican Republic to meet foreign workers in an attempt to highlight the drawbacks of AT&T Inc.’s (NYSE:T) outsourcing practice.