Mike: A very light layoff announcement day for US this Friday. I can’t recall a quieter Friday, so that’s the good news. I’ll be in the great outdoors this weekend, so updates will not occur from Saturday morning at 10:00 until Sunday evening at the earliest. I need a little back to nature time. On […]

Continue reading about May 29, 30, 31 – GDP falls 5.7% – Chicago PMI weakens “unexpectedly” – Consumer sentiment rises in May; better times seen – 9,000 jobs lost in Polish shipyards – St. Louis schools to eliminate 350 – GM Union ratifies agreement that may ease bankruptcy

Mike: The ever important Jobless Claim  report shows  jobless claims fall to 623,000.    - WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The number of new layoffs declined by 13,000 to 623,000 last week, while the number of people collecting state unemployment benefits rose by 110,000 to a record 6.79 million, the Labor Department reported Thursday. via Initial jobless claims fall to 623,000 – […]

Continue reading about May 28 – Jobless claims fall to 623,000 – Continued claims at record 6.79 million – New home sales rise 0.3%: less than expected – Defense spending drives durable goods orders higher – HP aims to cut 5,700 EMEA jobs – SUI’s Georg Fischer to cut 2,300 – LA city council votes to layoff 1200 – Revlon erases 400 jobs

Mike: Good day to all. Plenty of news on the economic front this day.  There was good news and some not so good news and that news follows.  Side note: If you are aware of any layoffs that haven’t made this blog or the media at large, please drop me a note at mike@layofflist.org and […]

Continue reading about May 27 – UKs Shell may cut 24,000 jobs – 90% of economists see recession ending this year – Trends: dumb down your resume to get a job – Existing home sales and inventories rise – Saint Joseph Mercy Health trims 350 – Delta Faucet sheds 265