Mike: A relatively quiet day again for layoff announcements of the larger kind. Hopefully this latest week is not merely a lull in the action. I’m going out this weekend to test my new Canon camera, so if I shoot anything of interest, I’ll post for comment. I hope you all have a fine weekend. […]

Continue reading about April 17, 18, 19 – Sony Ericsson will cut 2000 more – Toshiba to dump 3900 temps – ABX to lay off 518 – NXP deletes 622 – Teradyne to release 350 – Media General eliminates 300 – Need a new car? If passed, U.S. ‘Cash-For-Clunkers’ could net you $5,000

Mike: I hope you are all having a great Thursday and thanks for visiting. – The number we are all looking at today is the Jobless Claims number. A second important number that will give of view of the economy’s health is the Housing Starts report. Both of those economic indicators will be available at […]

Continue reading about April 16 – Jobless Claims fall to 610,000 – Record 6 million remain on unemployment – Housing starts fall to second lowest on record – Yahoo plans to eliminate up to 600 – Russell Investments cutting 400 – Harley-Davidson to cut 400 more

Mike: Wednesday proved to be an active layoff announcement day, especially for a number of international firms, including UBS and Air France. US layoff announcements were also active and it appears that municipalities are finally having to disclose job cuts. Some of those cuts, such as LAs 5400 cuts will be painful to the citizens. […]

Continue reading about April 15 – LA school board votes to lay off 5,400 – UBS to cut 8,700 – Air France-KLM to chop 3,000 – ArcelorMittal to cut 400 Indiana workers – Hawker: More layoffs on the way – More Cisco and Yahoo layoffs?