Mike: Hello to all and thanks for visiting The Layoff List. Today proved to be about the quietest day in weeks, if not months, for layoff announcements, especially larger ones. Tomorrow’s Jobless Claims will give us a good indication of jobless trends. The consensus is for jobless claims to fall slightly to 664,000. From this […]

Continue reading about April 8 – Sharp to slash 1,500 temp jobs – Hampton Affiliates sawmill cutting 275 – Bloomberg calls for NYC agencies to cut another 7,000

Mike: Except for the weekly retail sales numbers, today is another rather quiet day for economic reports. Today was a busy day for smaller US and Canadian layoff announcements, but a busy day for larger international layoffs. Till Wednesday…… – The News of the day follows: – I have mentioned on many occasion that the […]

Continue reading about April 7 – Aug. 2008 to Feb. 2009: BLS unemployment numbers revised upward – RBS to cut a further 9,000 jobs – Rio Tinto axes 700 Australian jobs – OH Toyota Boshoku cuts 320

Mike: I hope you all had an enjoyable weekend. Sorry about the crunching style of the post, but Google Chrome keeps working poorly of late and Firefox seems to eliminate line spacing. One of these days a browser will work as expected. – As it turns out the day was relatively light for layoff announcements. […]

Continue reading about April 6 – Motorola starts 2800 job cuts – Korean Ssangyong Motor to cut up to 2900 – Navistar’s last 345 laid off in Chatham – Ecco gives 1150 workers the boot – Mopani copper mine Zambia to lay off 1,500 – US job market weakens further in March – Sallie Mae to add 2,000 jobs to US