Friday, October 24, 2008

Layoff Since Sept 2008

AMD cutting 500 workers, 3 pct of staff (AP)**

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Wave of layoff or job cut or reduction in force since Sept. 2008:

Mass layoffs highest since 9/11
Merck to Layoff More Than Seven Thousand
Yahoo to lay off 1,500 workers
After layoffs, Michael Dell brags
Cushman to cut jobs, restructure globally
Imeem jumping on the layoff bandwagon
October 23: Goldman Sachs said to cut 10 percent of work force
October 23: Xerox to cut 5 pct of staff
October 30: American Express to cut 7,000 jobs, save $1.8 billion
November 06: Mattel to cut 1,000 jobs worldwide
November 06: Fidelity to cut nearly 1,300 jobs
November 06: More White and Blue Collar Workers See Pink Slips
November 14: Sun to cut up to 6,000 workers, 18 pct of staff

(Last updated: Nov. 15)

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