Stories tagged: layoffs
Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
A profound slump in manufacturing and a trade war that has slowed economic growth in China has led to a second round of layoffs at 3M.
Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
Problems for Boeing and its troubled 737 Max aircraft are beginning to ripple outward with a major supplier announcing that it will lay off more than 20% of its workforce …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
WeWork is slashing nearly 20% of its workforce, embarking on a painful restructuring of its money-losing operation that doomed its stock market debut and left the office-sharing company on the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will kill a Forest Service program that trains disadvantaged young people for wildland fire fighting and other jobs in rural communities, laying off …
Mon., May 20, 2019
DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, …
Sat., April 20, 2019
Budget cuts and layoffs at Spokane Public Schools may mean that students are let out of school 75 minutes early every Friday to give teachers weekly preparation and planning time.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
In a lead-up to potential layoffs at the Mead School District, the board of directors heard recommendations on where to cut $12 million out of its budget.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
As if they needed another one, the students in Hillyard are getting a tough lesson in economics.
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019
While hoping for the best from Olympia, the Spokane Public Schools board is preparing for the worst in the face of a projected $43.5 million reduction in levy revenue.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Digital media company BuzzFeed is cutting 15 percent of its jobs, or about 200 people, to trim costs and become profitable.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
For generations, the career path for smart kids around Detroit was to get an engineering or business degree and get hired by an automaker or parts supplier. Now that once-reliable …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he was “very disappointed” that General Motors was closing plants in the United States and warned that the White House was “now looking at …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
General Motors hoped at least 7,000 white-collar workers would sign up by noon Monday for a buyout offer, but managers told employees last week that it was likely to fall …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018
Starbucks is notifying about 350 corporate employees Tuesday that they no longer have a job with the Seattle coffee giant, an expected wave of layoffs associated with a reorganization announced …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018
A management shake-up is underway at Alaska Air, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and regional carrier Horizon Air. One manager, who asked not to be identified, said the re-organization …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Facing pressure from an increasingly crowded craft beer market, Lagunitas Brewing Co. announced this week that it is laying off 12 percent of its workforce, more than 100 employees companywide.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
Girding for continued change in the retail landscape, Starbucks plans job cuts this fall at its Seattle headquarters, including eliminating some top executives, as it reorganizes in a bid to …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for …
Fri., July 6, 2018
More than 600 workers have lost their jobs at a southwestern Idaho call center.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to deliver on CEO Elon Musk’s promise …
Fri., April 13, 2018
U.S. businesses posted fewer open jobs in February than the previous month when openings reached a record level, though layoffs fell.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate employees, a rare cutback for a company that has spent most of the last few years in a frantic growth spurt.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
A lack of snow is hurting business at a southern Oregon resort, forcing cutbacks and layoffs.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Israel’s national trade union on Sunday held a half-day nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva’s decision to lay off a quarter of its workforce, snarling traffic and shuttering key …
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
ESPN is eliminating 150 production and technical employees as the sports broadcasting giant continues to shift its focus to a more digital future.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Attorneys for a central Montana coal mine are due in court this week to press a judge to reverse an order they say would prompt dozens of layoffs by blocking …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
The owners of a Montana coal mine have asked a federal appellate court to intervene after a judge halted a planned expansion – a ruling the company says could shut …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017
The ongoing lack of a state capital budget has led to layoffs in the state parks department, and more layoffs at additional state agencies are expected.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
More than 80 miners could be laid off from a central Montana coal mine in coming months after environmentalists successfully sued to halt its expansion, according to mine owner Signal …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
The Lewiston Tribune reports that the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center eliminated 62 positions on Thursday, leaving the hospital with 956 employees. RCCH HealthCare Partners acquired the hospital located near …