Mike: Good day to all.  Wednesday became an active layoff announcement day, especially in the afternoon with Kimberly-Clark, Apache and GM announcements. Thursday brings us the weekly Jobless Claims  number and  Existing Home Sales. Both will indicate if the economy is stabilizing. Stay tuned…. – First I’d like to give some props to a fine blog at http://iwaslaidoff.info/. Pay […]

Continue reading about April 22 – Update: GM to lay off 1600 salaried workers this week – GM plans 9-week summer shutdown – Volvo cuts 1543 – Fewer U.S. companies plan job cuts – T Rowe Price chops 288 – 1000 gone at Phillip Morris in July

Mike: Good Tuesday to all. Mike: The day ended with a bang as Yahoo announced poor earnings and layoffs of up to 700. GM plans to drop 1600 this week and SUN may also purge the system. On a positive note, stimulus funds seem to be getting to the states and that should alleviate some job loss.  Let’s start the post with […]

Continue reading about April 21 – Chrysler refuses additonal baillout billions if executive pay limits are attached – Oracle to axe 10,000? – Lexmark to cut 360 – Yahoo to cut 600 – 700 jobs

Mike: I hope you all had a fine weekend and thanks for visiting the new location of The Layoff List.  Monday proved to be a busier day for international layoff announcements, which seems to be the case over the last few months of this blog’s life. US layoff announcements picked up the pace later in […]

Continue reading about April 20 – GM to lay off 1600 this week; will “likely” build plants in China – ThyssenKrupp plans 4000 more job cuts – Eircom plans to chop 1,250 – More layoffs coming to Microsoft?