Mike:  Today proved to be a lighter day for layoff announcements than we’ve become used to of late. No massive job cuts, but still plenty of smaller cuts that add up. My guess of 651,000 layoffs was high, but let’s see what the revised number is next week to see if it is again raised, […]

Continue reading about May 21 – Jobless claims drop by 12,000 to 631,000 – Continuing claims at record 6.66 million – Axcelis Technologies cuts 235 – Autodesk plans to cut 430 – KeyCorp eliminating more than 300

Mike: Good day to all and welcome to another week of The Layoff List.  The only notable bit of economic news this day is Housing Market Index, which bounced last month from historically low readings. An improved housing market can lead to improved employment, especially in construction and building materials. With the buying season in bloom, […]

Continue reading about May 18 – GM/Chrysler dealership closings could cost 160,000 + jobs – GM wants to import more foreign made vehicles – USPS has cut 25,000 jobs this year – Alliance Boots to Cut 1,500 – Harley-Davidson to chop another 400 – LSU cuts 300 hospital jobs – Homebuilder sentiment up in May – How stressed is your county? – American Express slashing 4,000 jobs

Mike: Good day to you all and thanks for visiting The Layoff List. I won’t be able to add any additional information to this post, since WordPress has decided it doesn’t like something about new material in this post and it keeps crashing each time I add a link. I may add a Sunday post, […]

Continue reading about May 15, 16, 17 – GM to close about 1100 dealerships, import Chinese-made vehicles – CA starts job cuts with 5000 notices today – SF to cut 1000, if no union concessions – Stock Building Supply to cut 2200 more