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April 9, 2021
General Motors
Rochester, NY
https://www.gm.com/
Automotive

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April 8, 2021
NRG Energy
nrg.com

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April 6, 2021
Shentel
https://www.shentel.com/

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April 5, 2021
WPX Energy
Tulsa, OK
wpxenergy.com
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

180

Laid Off Percent:

%

Source: News 6
More than 180 WPX employees will be laid off due to the company’s merger with Devon Energy. Those layoffs will start Friday. Company leaders said some of the employees will be offered new jobs in Oklahoma City if they’re willing to relocate but didn’t give any exact numbers. The merger was announced last year and finalized in January.
April 1, 2021
WestJet
Canada
https://www.westjet.com/en-us/index
Airlines

Laid Off Employees:

415

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Flight Global
Canada's WestJet has laid off another 415 pilots as the coronavirus crisis continues tearing through that country's aviation sector. The layoffs, which the Calgary-based airline announced in March, became effective on 1 April. Pilot union Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) blasted the Canadian government for its ongoing inaction on sector-specific financial support, which it says led to these layoffs, and which continues to create uncertainty for Canada's airlines.
March 31, 2021
AAM
Malvern, OH
https://www.aam.com/
Automotive

Laid Off Employees:

95

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Patch
AAM said it was closing its Malvern Manufacturing Facility after a fire ravaged the facility. The company described the damage as "unsalvagable." Layoffs will begin May 29 and continue through June 15. The company said the layoffs are permanent.
March 31, 2021
ILSCO
Cincinnati, OH
https://www.ilsco.com/Ilsco
Electric Utilities

Laid Off Employees:

121

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Patch
ILSCO is permanently closing its Madison Road facility, according to its letter to the state. Layoffs will begin May 1 and continue through early August, before the plant is shuttered.
March 31, 2021
PlusOne Communications
Akron, OH
www.plusone.us.com/
Diversified Telecommunication Services

Laid Off Employees:

155

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Patch
PlusOne is closing a facility in Akron after losing a client contract, the company said in its letter. All employees at the campus will be laid off starting May 1, the company said.
March 29, 2021
Thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services
Houston, TX
https://www.thyssenkrupp-supply-chain.com/
Air Freight & Logistics

Laid Off Employees:

30

Laid Off Percent:

Source: FreightWaves
Thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services announced it is closing its facility in Houston and will be eliminating 30 jobs by July 31.
March 29, 2021
Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC
Mission, TX
https://www.wonderfulcitrus.com/
Food Products

Laid Off Employees:

141

Laid Off Percent:

Source: FreightWaves
Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC said the winter storm in February is partly to blame for the layoffs that will affect 141 employees at the facility. The layoffs occurred March 15. "Due to the unexpectedly severe winter storms in Texas and related business circumstances that were not reasonably foreseeable, Wonderful Citrus Packing is implementing a reduction in workforce," according to Sean M. Sullivan, an employment counsel for Wonderful Citrus Packing. "This action is expected to be temporary. Seasonal employees affected by this action may be eligible for seasonal rehire in or around September 2021." Wonderful Citrus Packing, located in the Rio Grande Valley, is a grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus.
March 29, 2021
Ovintiv Inc.
Karnes City, TX
https://www.ovintiv.com/
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

95

Laid Off Percent:

Source: FreightWaves
Ovintiv Inc. plans to permanently terminate 95 workers at its Karnes City facility by July 31. The layoffs represent half the company's workforce in Karnes City, where the company produces, transports and markets oil and natural gas products from the Eagle Ford Shale. Ovintiv did not give a reason for the layoffs, but the announcement comes several weeks after the company agreed to sell drilling rights in South Texas to Validus Energy for $880 million.
March 29, 2021
McClatchy
Sacramento, CA
mcclatchy.com
Media

Laid Off Employees:

26

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Poynter
On Monday, McClatchy announced a change to its page design and typesetting via an email that Poynter obtained. At least 26 people will lose their jobs. McClatchy's Kerry Bean wrote in the email that the work will go to Express KCS, which will handle design and typesetting for 21 McClatchy papers beginning in early May, with the remaining large markets served by the Publishing Center scheduled to follow this summer. Publishing Center staff and our local newsrooms will maintain control of McClatchy's work, including deciding story play and pre-finishing content to ensure that online headlines, cutlines and other display type sent over by newsrooms are in a format acceptable for print. Sixteen people will their jobs on May 16, with another 10 on June 13. The final staffers leave Aug. 15.
March 29, 2021
Bedrock Detroit
Detroit, MI
bedrockdetroit.com
Real Estate

Laid Off Employees:

60

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Detroit Free Press
Dan Gilbert's Bedrock real estate firm has laid off about 60 employees, according to news reports. The layoffs, first reported by Detroit Metro Times, occurred Monday via a prerecorded Zoom meeting video bearing news that job positions had been eliminated. The affected employees also had live one-on-one conversations with a manager, a Bedrock representative told the Free Press late Monday.
March 28, 2021
Memnon
Brussels,
memnon.com

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March 26, 2021
Vice Media Group
Brooklyn, NY
https://www.vice.com/en_us
Media

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Laid Off Percent:

Source: Business Insider
Vice Media laid off a handful of staffers on Thursday from the digital unit.
March 25, 2021
Nation Media
Uganda
https://www.nationmedia.com/
Media

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Chimp Reports
A yet-to-be-revealed number of journalists are set to lose their jobs in the coming days at two leading media houses in the country. At the Nation Media Group Uganda, several employees will be laid off by the end of the month, over what the company leaders described as a "very difficult time" orchestrated by the Covid19 economic impact.
March 24, 2021
MEL Magazine
Santa Monica, CA
melmagazine.com
Media

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Laid Off Percent:

Source: The Wrap
MEL Magazine will stop publishing on Wednesday and is seeking a new buyer after mass layoffs from its owner, Dollar Shave Club. "After six years of successful partnership and transforming the men's health and media spaces for the better, MEL and Dollar Shave Club's financial relationship will come to an end in 60 days," Josh Schollmeyer, MEL's editor in chief, said in a statement. "MEL will stop publishing effective Wednesday, and the complete focus will now be on finding the right new owner. This has always been a part of the plan for our brand-backed partnership, and we're incredibly proud of what we've built together. We look forward to our next phase of opportunities and growth, thank our incredible team and readers for their support and can now finally create all of the razor content we've been dying to explore." It's not immediately clear how many staff members were impacted by the cuts, but at least nine MEL staffers announced their layoffs on social media. Representatives for Dollar Shave Club did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
March 24, 2021
CXA Group
Vietnam
cxagroup.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

70

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Tech in Asia
Hello readers, The new cool in the startup world: Being SaaS-y. And yes, by SaaS, I mean software-as-a-service. Take for example the popular video conferencing platform Zoom, which has recently begun licensing its technology to other companies. And here's another example: Singapore-based insurtech startup CXA Group sold its lucrative brokerage service to go full SaaS. But while the firm said that its new business model is leaner and more profitable, it recently laid off its whole Vietnam team. What's going on? Today we look at: AD. Remove this ad space by subscribing. Support independent journalism. Why CXA Group is shutting down its tech hub in Vietnam What's happening in Myanmar's tech community? (This was a difficult story for our journalist Simon Huang to research, do interviews for, and write, given the humanitarian crisis that the country is going through. Our hearts are with the people of Myanmar.) Other newsy highlights, such as Tencent's woes over the merger of Huya and Douyu, and the Netflix of Indonesia looking to go public via SPAC
March 24, 2021
Activision Blizzard Esports
Europe
https://activisionblizzard.com/home
Tech,Gaming

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Source: Layoff List Tip
US publishing giant Activision Blizzard is preparing to cut jobs in its European business. That's according to GamesIndustry.biz, which reports that the firm has started a consultation period with staff in its German, French, Spanish, UK and Dutch offices. Job cuts are apparently meant to be centered around publishing and won't hit development, live-ops or customer support. The plan is seemingly to consolidate Activision Blizzard's publishing business to its UK locations. There's no word on how many roles will be impacted.
March 24, 2021
Unum
Portland, ME
unum.com
Insurance

Laid Off Employees:

12

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Press Herald
Unum will be outsourcing some of its Digital Transformation jobs and will lay off about a dozen workers in Portland. The company said the information technology jobs are being shifted to a trusted external partner that Unum did not identify. The laid-off employees will get severance pay, have their benefits covered for a period and get additional forms of aid to help them find other jobs, a Unum spokeswoman said. The workers can also apply for open jobs at Unum, she said.
March 24, 2021
Medium
San Francisco, CA
medium.com
Media

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Source: Layoff List Tip
Team, We are making some changes to our editorial strategy and leadership and giving a voluntary exit option to employees who would like to take a different path. Details on these changes were announced to the editorial team this afternoon. This email is to share this news more widely and give some context. First, the context: Though Medium has been an open platform since day one, we've had an editorial team almost as long. The original thesis was that we wanted to establish that Medium was both open and high quality. We wanted to set the bar high. We were successful in doing that, and, since then, the editorial part of our company has gone through many iterations as we've strived to find the right way to integrate it. In 2014-16, we published great original content but we didn't have the right business model to support it. In 2018, we saw promising signs. Our subscriber base was growing quickly, and it was supporting increasing amounts of platform and professional content. I brought on Siobhan O'Connor to organize and uplevel the then-tiny editorial team. The work they did found an eager audience on the platform, which now had a business model to support it. This led to our decision in 2019 to double down on this strategy and ramp up our editorial efforts. We decided to do that in the context of our own publications. We launched our first one, OneZero, just over two years ago. The speed at which we ramped up from there was ambitious launching seven magazine-style pubs within nine months, with a team of about 80 by year's end. The work this team did, and the speed with which they did it, was impressive and groundbreaking. They defined new brands, developed their voices from scratch, commissioned, fact-checked, illustrated, and edited thousands of stories, broke news, and won awards. I was very happy to have this team in place when COVID hit a year ago. Because of Siobhan's background in health journalism and our science-backed health publication, Elemental, we had the staff in place to not only report but to curate the platform during this critical time. That was just one of the examples we've seen of how professional editors in combination with an open platform can equal more than the sum of the parts. Another was when anti-Black racism became the national focus last summer. I was proud that we had already been investing in Black voices, specifically with Zora and Level. Though hard to quantify, it seems likely that many individuals chose Medium to share their thoughts on those issues because we had been carving out a space for those communities. Our goal was never to replicate the traditional publishing model because we saw the challenges the industry was going through. Rather, we believed we could find a new model that would allow professional writers and editors to do their best work. One of our key innovations is what we now call Amplify, our program through which we offer editorial polish and a spotlight for writers who come in through the platform. This has worked really well. What's worked less well is where we've followed the traditional editorial playbook specifically, commissioning stories from professional writers into publications with broad mandates. When I say "worked less well," I don't mean the work itself, but the equation of cost, audience, and return on investment. I also mean in aggregate. We have published many stellar stories that found a wide audience and more than paid for themselves. But our hit rate has been low, and we're not near where we need to be to make it work economically. To be clear, we had no illusion these publications were going to pay for themselves in the short term. The bet was that we could develop these brands, and they would develop loyal audiences that would grow the overall Medium subscriber base. What's happened, though, is the Medium subscriber base has continued to grow, while our publication's audiences haven't. There are many potential reasons for this, which we could debate. I think a significant factor is that the role of publications in the world, not just on Medium has decreased in the modern era. I don't mean the role of professional editorial, but the idea of an imprimatur that establishes credibility or trust. Trust is more important than ever and well-established editorial brands still have meaning. But today, credibility and affinity are primarily built by people's individual voices rather than brands. In fact, that describes the vast majority of what people read on Medium and is in line with our Relational strategy. To adapt to these learnings, in 2020, we started doing two things: a) Lowering the commission budgets of our O&O pubs, to make them more sustainable. b) Redirecting editorial resources to finding and supporting independent writers, who were publishing on Medium outside of our pubs. What we learned from our intense internal conversations over the last few weeks is that this left a lot of uncertainty and doubt amongst the team. This is understandable. And today's announcements are our attempt to clear that up. As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, I strongly believe that the editorial talent we have assembled here is a strategic asset that is in line with our business and strategy. For the foreseeable future, we will focus that talent on supporting independent voices on our platform. This means identifying writers both already on Medium and not and offering them deals, support, editing, and feedback to help them tell great stories and find their audience. What about our pubs? Honestly, I think it will take a lot more experimentation to figure out what their role is on the platform. And we need to experiment more efficiently than we have been to date. I can see more focused, high-affinity publications working well as part of the Medium bundle. And I can also see the editorial team being great at conceiving and executing those types of publications. The most important thing is that we need to iterate quickly and optimize for what's working. Whether this strategy works or not, here's what I know is certain: There will be more change in the future. I don't want to shy away from this reality, as I consider embracing change one of our biggest strengths. If not for our willingness to make hard changes, we'd still be chasing ad dollars as our main business model if we were still in business at all. Instead, we have a large and growing subscriber base, which will continue to fund great content and help fulfill our mission. I know uncertainty and change are difficult especially if you're not calling the shots. I want to commend everyone on this team for jumping into the unknown when you joined. And helping us collectively learn and make adjustments along the way. I also want to give an option to those who would rather get off this crazy ride. To that end, we're offering to everyone in editorial a voluntary separation program (VSP). What this means is that they can choose to leave the company and receive a lump sum payment of five month's salary to give a buffer to find their next job. (We will also cover six months of health benefits.) Again, this is voluntary and applies to everyone in the editorial organization. (We originally asked for a decision from everyone by 3/29, but based on feedback, we are extending that to 4/2, so we can have more time to address questions. Vince will send an email to those eligible with more details.) Lastly, to head up this next phase, there will also be a change in leadership. Four years ago, I approached Siobhan to take a chance with me at Medium to build something new, exciting and hard, with no guarantees for success. I was incredibly honored when she said yes. Since then she has built a world-class editorial team and has made Medium a better place every day with her presence, impact, and integrity. She has decided this time of transition is her time to move on. Together, we're confident in the new direction and that we have the right people in place to lead the department for the next chapter. Siobhan's last day is being finalized as she works to set up the editorial team for success. Jermaine Hall and Scott Lamb will lead the content organization, reporting to Karene [Tropen], who will take the new role of SVP Marketing & Content. I have high confidence that Karene, Jermaine, and Scott will bring forward new ideas and take advantage of the large opportunities ahead. If you have any questions or would like to further discuss the VSP or anything mentioned above please do not hesitate to reach out to your manager or the People team. Best, Ev. Ev Williams CEO of Medium
March 23, 2021
El Corte Ingles
Madrid, Spain
elcorteingles.es
Retail

Laid Off Employees:

3292

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Euro Weekly
EL CORTE INGLES and the unions agree to let go of 3,292 employees as the retail giant struggles with the effects of Covid-19. El Corte Ingles and the union representation have signed an agreement for the voluntary adjustment of staff. The decision will affect 3,292 employees and includes 33 days of compensation with a limit of 24 monthly payments and exit premiums of up to 20% of their salary, according to the informed unions CCOO, Fetico, UGT and Fasga.
March 22, 2021
Synnex
Americas
synnexcorp.com
Tech

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Laid Off Percent:

Source: Channel e2e
The Synnex-Tech Data merger will seek to deliver $200 million in annual cost savings, but an FAQ document from Synnex executive management to employees downplays the risk of potential layoffs. Instead, the cost savings will mostly involve ERP (enterprise resource planning) and e-commerce synergies, the FAQ indicates. In an area of the FAQ asking if Synnex positions will be impacted, the written Synnex confirms some duplication of talent but doesn't address if or how the duplication will be addressed. Instead, the bigger emphasis is on cost savings through software automation.
March 22, 2021
Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
Boston, MA
https://www.ninezero.com/
Hospitality

Laid Off Employees:

52

Laid Off Percent:

66

Source: Boston Business Journal
As hotels across the U.S. continue to face the financial turmoil of the coronavirus pandemic, the high-end Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel in Boston terminated a majority of its staff this week, amounting to more than 50 union-backed workers who are now laid off. The Unite Here Local 26 union that represents much of Kimpton's staff announced in a statement that the company terminated 52 long-standing employees of its 77 union-backed workers, marking more than two-thirds of the hotel�s total workforce.
March 18, 2021
IBM
USA
https://www.ibm.com/us-en/
Information Technology and Serivces

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Tech HQ
Considered one of the largest companies to adopt the blockchain in its operations, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has drastically reduced its blockchain team after failing to meet its revenue targets for two years in a row. The layoffs however contradict the company's achievement with the technology itself, coming fourth in the number of blockchain patents held worldwide. In fact, IBM is the only non-Chinese company in the top ten, taking the fourth spot in the number of blockchain patents last year with 647 filings, according to a report by International Asset Management that cited data from Clarivate's Derwent World Patents Index or DWPI. Nevertheless, the DWPI score pushed IBM into the second spot behind Jack Ma's Ant Group. Ant, the financial technology affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited retained its spot as the most prolific holder of blockchain developmental patents in 2020. Facing the repercussions of several rounds of layoffs, IBM director of public relations Holli Haswell said that the "blockchain business is doing well" and that some changes were made to the unit to "continue to drive growth. IBM maintains a strong team dedicated to blockchain across the company. We changed some resources, but we remain committed to blockchain technology, ecosystem, and services. We see blockchain as a driver for our cloud business."
March 18, 2021
Nike
Beaverton, OR
https://www.nike.com/
Retail

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Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
The third-quarter earnings reported by Nike Thursday afternoon were mixed -- a drop in revenue but dramatic increases in digital sales -- as the retailer struggled with challenges from the pandemic. But bad news seemingly was about to follow when just a few hours later it was reported that the company also made a round of layoffs. The layoffs were not mentioned in the company's earnings release, but its hometown newspaper, The Oregonian, and the paper's website Oregon Live reported about five hours after the financial announcements that Nike instituted an "unspecified number of recent layoffs" in an effort to build a "flatter, nimbler company." FOX Business reached out to Nike for comment regarding the reported layoffs but is still awaiting a response. These latest cutbacks were in addition to moves the company announced last year to shave 700 employees off its payroll.
March 18, 2021
Amway
Ada, MI & Buena Park, CA
amwayglobal.com
Consumer

Laid Off Employees:

900

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Grand Rapids Business Journal
Amway said Thursday that it is laying off up to 900 employees in Ada and California as part of its global restructuring. The Ada-based direct selling company shared the news after informing employees in an internal memo. Amway said the workforce reduction will be carried out via a voluntary separation plan offered to eligible employees, most of whom work in Ada, between now and the end of 2021, though some employees will stay on into 2022. "We announced to U.S. employees that as we invest even more in nutrition science, innovation and manufacturing, and in delivering seamless social, shopping and customer experiences to help our Amway business owners around the world grow and thrive, we will also be restructuring our operations," the company said. "This restructure includes the reduction of up to 900 roles in Ada and Buena Park, (California). It is our hope to achieve as much of this as we can through voluntary departures, and we will offer generous terms that align to our values, treating all employees with openness, dignity and respect."
March 18, 2021
Forcepoint
North America
forcepoint.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

10

Laid Off Percent:

Source: CRN
Forcepoint has laid off most of its North American channel team just weeks after the platform security vendor was bought by Francisco Partners, sources told CRN. The Austin-based company let go of roughly 10 North American channel employees last week, including Mark Nehring, who had been Forcepoint's North American channel chief since January 2019, according to a source familiar with the situation. The cuts affected channel account managers (CAMs) supporting large national partners, the channel marketing team, and sales and marketing staff in non-channel roles. As a result, the source said Forcepoint now has just a senior manager and four CAMs covering all North America, where the company transacts around $500-to-$600 million each year through the channel. The cuts leave Forcepoint's North American channel team at just a third of its previous size and without staff dedicated to partners like Optiv, Insight, CDW and ICM, who contribute some 80 percent of revenue.
March 18, 2021
Limelight Networks
Global
limelight.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

100

Laid Off Percent:

16

Source: Pheonix Business Journal
Limelight Networks, a cloud-based content delivery provider based in Scottsdale, said Thursday that it plans to lay off approximately 16% of its 600-person global workforce, or roughly 100 employees. The company, which employs 230 people in Arizona, said it could not provide any additional information about the layoffs, such as an exact number of employees that would be terminated, or whether any Arizona employees would be impacted. The company said it will provide additional information during its first-quarter earnings call next month. Limelight (Nasdaq: LLNW) works with streaming platforms such as Amazon and Sony to facilitate the delivery of content to screens around the globe. Despite the increase in streaming activity as people hunkered down during the pandemic, Limelight's business has suffered.
March 16, 2021
Nokia
Global
https://www.nokia.com/
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

10000

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Nokia is reducing its workforce by as much as 10,000 jobs over the next two years. The cuts will see the telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics giant go from an organization of 90,000 employees to somewhere between 80,000 and 85,000
March 16, 2021
Activision Blizzard Esports
Global
https://activisionblizzard.com/home
Tech,Gaming

Laid Off Employees:

50

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Kotaku
Activision Blizzard Esports will lay off around 50 employees, according to a report released today by Sports Business Journal. UPDATE: Reports suggest the total figure of laid-off employees is actually closer to 190. The layoffs come as a cost-saving and restructuring measure, according to the company. While the company emphasized the pandemic as a cause for the layoffs, Activision Blizzard has laid off more than 800 employees over the last two years despite bringing in massive profits and offering CEO payouts.
March 16, 2021
SAS
Global
sas.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

100

Laid Off Percent:

Source: WRAL TechWire
SAS is cutting jobs in some workgroups but continues to hire in others, the privately held software giant confirmed Tuesday in a response from WRAL TechWire. While not disclosing any numbers, SAS spokesperson Shannon Heath said layoffs had been made in work areas focusing on-site support and training. The cuts reflect adjustments SAS is making to its workforce environment in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing rules which led to many workers moving to work-from-home. Sources had described the actions at SAS as "mass layoffs" and "lots of layoffs." "This is not a mass layoff," said Heath. "Approximately 100 positions were phased out as a result of our ongoing digital transformation efforts and the reduced need for on-site support services, including housekeeping and in-person event support."
March 16, 2021
Cenovus Energy
Calgary, Canada
cenovus.com
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

800

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
CTV News has learned upward of 1,000 positions are being eliminated in the second edition of a workforce reduction as a result of the acquisition of Husky by Cenovus Energy. The notices were being handed out in two shifts on Tuesday, with the first taking place in the morning and the second in the afternoon. CTV has secured documents indicating the total number of Tuesday layoffs was expected to be between 800 and 1,000. Calgary-based Cenovus has not confirmed how many workers were relieved of their roles on Tuesday but the acquisition was expected to result in a reduction of between 20 to 25 percent of the combined workforce of the two companies of approximately 8,600 employees and contractors.
March 15, 2021
SAIC
Albuquerque, NM
https://www.saic.com/
Information Technology and Serivces

Laid Off Employees:

269

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Albuquerque Business First
The expiration of a government contract could lead to hundreds of people losing their jobs in Albuquerque. The company that employs those workers, Science Applications International Corp., is expected to lay off about 269 employees on April 9, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification letter filed with the state last month. The layoffs are the result of an information technology services contract with Sandia National Laboratories that is expiring. Bumping rights do not exist but "resources will be made available for the affected employees in their search for alternative employment inside the company, as well as with other companies," the notice says.
March 15, 2021
Baylor Scott & White Health
Austin, TX
https://www.bswhealth.com/
Health Care Providers & Services

Laid Off Employees:

145

Laid Off Percent:

Source: KVUE
Baylor Scott & White Health is cutting 145 jobs in Central Texas as part of a plan to outsource and retrain a portion of its workforce. According to documents filed with the Texas Workforce Commission, Baylor Scott & White is cutting 83 jobs at its facility located at 3161 Eagles Nest Street in Round Rock and 62 jobs at its facility located at 12940 N. U.S. 183 in Austin. Baylor Scott & White said the job cuts are part of a restructuring plan announced in January. The system will begin contracting a portion of services currently performed by five departments in an effort to reduce costs and "make an even greater investment in frontline care." "Our goal is that every employee involved with this transition will be offered the opportunity to secure a comparable employment option, inside or outside the health system, and no one will miss a paycheck because of this transition," a Baylor Scott & White spokesperson told KVUE. "Nearly two-thirds of the involved employees will be offered the opportunity to work for the new service providers, doing a job similar to what they do today, but for a new company."
March 12, 2021
ON Semiconductor
United States
https://www.onsemi.com/
Manufacturing

Laid Off Employees:

740

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Pheonix Business Journal
ON Semiconductor, a global chipmaker and one of Phoenix's largest public companies plans to lay off approximately 740 employees across the company and its subsidiaries during the first half of 2021. The company said these terminations are part of its ongoing efforts to refocus on growth drivers and streamline operations. This is the second round of layoffs for ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) in the past year after it planned to terminate 475 employees last April. The company, which employs about 34,000 worldwide, disclosed this information in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday afternoon after the market closed.
March 11, 2021
Arcosa Marine Products
Mandeville, LA
https://www.arcosamarine.com/
Manufacturing

Laid Off Employees:

100

Laid Off Percent:

Source: NOLA
Arcosa Marine Products is closing its St. Tammany Parish shipyard, laying off its remaining 100 workers in the coming months. It's not the first time the shipyard has been closed in recent years. It was previously shut down by Trinity Industries in 2015. The shipyard once employed 300 people during its peak, building barges used to ferry products up and down the Mississippi River and other inland waterways.
March 11, 2021
Tata Technologies
Pune, India
https://www.tatatechnologies.com/
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

800

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Trak.in
We have received confirmed reports that Tata Technologies, an IT company under Tata Group has suddenly fired 800+ employees. Although the company has refuted this claim, they have confirmed that some employees have been asked to leave. NITES, a prominent nonprofit organization dedicated to the welfare of IT employees, has filed a legal complaint against Tata Technologies over this sudden firing of employees.
March 10, 2021
Schenker Inc.
Shippensburg, PA
dbschenkerusa.com
Logistics

Laid Off Employees:

200

Laid Off Percent:

Source: PennLive
A supply chain management and logistics solutions company based in Germany has informed the state that it will lay off more than 200 people at a warehouse in the Shippensburg area. Schenker Inc. filed a WARN ((Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act) notice with Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry last month and said it would lay off 206 people at 9300 Olde Scotland Road, Suite A in Southampton Township, Franklin County near Shippensburg.
March 10, 2021
YMCA of San Diego County
San Diego, CA
ymcasd.org
Education Services

Laid Off Employees:

2000

Laid Off Percent:

Source: CBS 8
The YMCA of San Diego County confirmed to News 8 Wednesday the reduction of nearly half of their staff, totaling 2,047 employees. In a statement to News 8, the YMCA said it was a result of COVID-19 restrictions. "With a heavy heart, the YMCA of San Diego County can confirm the layoff of nearly half our total staff due to Covid-19 regulations and our inability to operate a majority of our programs. These layoffs were effective Jan. 12, 2021. Our staff is the heartbeat of our organization and we made multiple efforts to maintain all staff. We're hopeful that as we move into less-restrictive tiers, we'll be able to recover and reassemble our team."
March 10, 2021
All About Parking Inc.
San Mateo, CA
allaboutparking.com
Consumer Services

Laid Off Employees:

215

Laid Off Percent:

Source: San Francisco Business Journal
San Mateo-based valet service All About Parking Inc. said it is permanently laying off 215 employees effective by the end April. Five of the layoffs will be based in Fremont with the others coming from San Mateo.
March 10, 2021
Northern California Medical Associates Inc.
Santa Rosa, CA
https://www.ncmahealth.com/
Health Care Providers & Services

Laid Off Employees:

151

Laid Off Percent:

Source: San Francisco Business Journal
In Santa Rosa, Northern California Medical Associates Inc. is permanently laying off 151 employees due to a "permanent closure."
March 10, 2021
Intarcia Therapeutics Inc.
Hayward, CA
https://www.intarcia.com/
Pharmaceuticals

Laid Off Employees:

49

Laid Off Percent:

Source: San Francisco Business Journal
Meanwhile, Boston-based biotech Intarcia Therapeutics Inc. is permanently laying off 49 employees in Hayward.
March 9, 2021
HuffPost
New York, NY
huffpost.com
Media

Laid Off Employees:

47

Laid Off Percent:

Source: HuffPost
BuzzFeed announced layoffs for the HuffPost newsroom on Tuesday, three weeks after acquiring HuffPost from Verizon Media in February. Hillary Frey, the site's executive editor, and Louise Roug, the executive editor for international, will be departing in a restructuring effort aimed at stemming financial losses. HuffPost Canada will also shutter operations later this month.
March 4, 2021
Keywords Studios
Bothell, WA
keywordsintl.com
Media

Laid Off Employees:

52

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Puget Sound Business Journal
Dublin-based Keywords Studios, a service provider to video game studios, will permanently lay off 42 workers at its Bothell office starting May 9. The cuts, which were disclosed in a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) on Monday, follow a separate WARN filing in February for 10 permanent layoffs beginning April 30.
March 4, 2021
Mohawk Industries
Eden, NC
mohawkind.com
Manufacturing

Laid Off Employees:

108

Laid Off Percent:

Source: WRAL TechWire
Mohawk Industries is preparing to close its Karastan manufacturing facility in Eden in Rockingham County. The company projects that 108 employees will be impacted by the facility's closure. A Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) filed by Mohawk Industries filed with the North Carolina Department of Commerce on March 3.
March 4, 2021
SFR
France
sfr.fr
Diversified Telecommunication Services

Laid Off Employees:

1700

Laid Off Percent:

11

Source: Layoff List Tip
Altice Europe unit SFR plans to lay off up to 1,700 employees, or about 11% of its staff, in France this year, Reuters reported March 3, citing a company statement. The French telecom operator said the exits would be voluntary, according to the report. The layoffs are in line with SFR's new strategic plan that aims to take into account new digitalization habits that led to a 30% decrease in the number of visitors to its stores.
March 3, 2021
Subspace
Playa Vista, CA
subspace.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Layoff List Insider Tip: Subspace laid off people today 3/3/2021.
March 3, 2021
Sinclair Broadcast Group
United States
sbgi.net
Media

Laid Off Employees:

460

Laid Off Percent:

5

Source: WRCB tv
Citing the coronavirus pandemic, the Sinclair Broadcast Group said on Wednesday that it will reduce its workforce by approximately 5%, amounting to hundreds of layoffs across the company. "The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt across all sectors of the economy, something that can have a profound impact on a company as diversified as ours," a Sinclair spokesperson told CNN Business in a statement. "From local businesses and advertisers to distributors and partners, no component of our business's ecosystem has been fully shielded from the impact of the global pandemic." "In response to this, we are currently undergoing enterprise-wide reductions across our workforce, including corporate headquarters, to ensure we are well-positioned for future success," the Sinclair spokesperson added. The Sinclair spokesperson told CNN Business that the company employs 9,211 employees. A 5% reduction would mean about 460 people will lose their jobs.
March 2, 2021
Hardsuit Labs
Seattle, WA
hardsuitlabs.com
Media,Gaming

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Games Industry
Hardsuit Labs underwent layoffs, following the announcement last week that it was dropped as the developer of Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines 2. Several employees at the Seattle studio announced on Twitter that they were laid off, with writer and narrative designer Anna C. Webster saying she was made redundant "alongside the rest of the narrative department (and many others)." Another member of that department, narrative designer Nicole Stanford, confirmed that "the entire narrative team including [herself] were affected." Lead narrative designer Samantha Wallschlaeger, which was hired back in October, was also laid off. The extent of the redundancies beyond the narrative team is unclear at this stage, with at least one producer affected too.
March 1, 2021
Clumio
Santa Clara, CA
clumio.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Blocks & Files
Backup-as-a-Service startup Clumio has laid off more staff as it focuses on public cloud backup. Sources told Blocks and Files that two-thirds of its sales force have been laid off and job offers withdrawn from applicants. We understand that Clumio is rebalancing its business.
March 1, 2021
Newport News Shipbuilding
Newport News, VA
https://nns.huntingtoningalls.com/
Manufacturing

Laid Off Employees:

314

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Martime Executive
Newport News Shipbuilding, one of the U.S.'s oldest shipbuilders today focused on the U.S. Navy, announced that it is laying off 314 salaried employees as well as taking other steps to control costs. While the number of employees impacted is only a small percentage of the total workforce, it marked the first time in five years the shipbuilder has taken steps to reduce its workforce. "Today is a tough day as we say goodbye to 314 fellow shipbuilders as part of a layoff impacting our salaried workforce. This is the first workforce reduction we've experienced in five years and comes after a thorough assessment of our business," write the shipyard's president Jennifer Boykin in a social media posting.
March 1, 2021
Gilead Sciences
Foster City, CA
gilead.com
Biotechnology

Laid Off Employees:

179

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Mercury News
Gilead Sciences is laying off 179 workers, effective May 30, in Foster City. The biotech firm also is shifting workers in some administrative operations from Foster City to North Carolina.
March 1, 2021
VMware
Palo, Alto, CA
https://www.vmware.com/
Software

Laid Off Employees:

107

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Mercury News
VMware is cutting 107 jobs, effective March 30, in Palo Alto. The reductions are slated to occur at the company's Hillview Avenue offices in the Stanford Research Park.
February 24, 2021
DJI Technology
Palo Alto, CA
https://www.dji.com/
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

%

Source: Reuters
Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd has been making sweeping cuts to its global sales and marketing teams as it faces coronavirus headwinds and mounting political pressure in key markets, current and former staff told Reuters.
February 24, 2021
Aramark Corporation
Maplewood, MN
https://www.aramark.com/
Retailing,Food Serivce

Laid Off Employees:

212

Laid Off Percent:

Source: KSTP.com
Over 200 people will be permanently laid off by Aramark Services Inc. in Maplewood and Cottage Grove. According to a notice sent to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Aramark will be permanently laying off 212 employees from facilities located at 3M in Maplewood and Cottage Grove. The layoffs are due to the cessation of facility and food services at 3M. The layoffs will occur on April 30.
February 24, 2021
Fry's Electronics
San Jose, CA
frys.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: New York Times
Fry's Electronics, a big-box retailer that nurtured a generation of do-it-yourself tech fans and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, announced Wednesday that is was shutting down operations effective immediately.
February 24, 2021
Stellantis
Belvidere, IL
stellantis.com
Automotive,Manufacturing

Laid Off Employees:

150

Laid Off Percent:

Source: World Socialist Web Site
Global automaker Stellantis formed from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and France's PSA Group last month announced Tuesday that it had indefinitely laid off 150 workers at its Belvidere Assembly Plant in northern Illinois. The plant, roughly 70 miles northwest of Chicago, employs 3,374 hourly and 206 salaried workers across two shifts, according to the latest company data. The layoffs were carried out last Friday, February 20, said Jodi Tinson, a spokesperson for Stellantis, in a statement cited by the Detroit News. In justifying the cuts, the company said in a statement, "The Stellantis plant in Belvidere, Ill., is rebalancing its staffing levels as it realigns production to meet global demand for the Jeep Cherokee."
February 23, 2021
Ninjacart
Bengaluru, India
ninjacart.in
Tech,Food

Laid Off Employees:

200

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Inc42
Walmart-backed agritech startup Ninjacart recently laid off more than 200 employees across its key geographies, including Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Hyderabad, Inc42 has learnt from several ex-employees who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The latest development comes just a week after Inc42's report highlighting the alleged unfair practice by Ninjacart while firing people.
February 23, 2021
Crown Media Family Networks
Studio City, CA
crownmediainternational.com
Media

Laid Off Employees:

20

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Deadline
Crown Media Family Networks had a round of staff cuts yesterday. "As part of a restructure to realign roles and responsibilities, some positions were eliminated," the company said in a statement to Deadline. "This was done in an effort to decrease redundancies, optimize effectiveness, and create more support-level roles." The company would not comment on the number or size of layoffs involved. According to sources, about 20 employees were impacted in Media Operations, On-Air Promotion, Research and Administration. The list is said to include long-term Crown Media employees who have worked more than 20 years at the company. Staffers tell Deadline that at the start of the pandemic a year ago, the company had indicated that there would be no layoffs for the duration of the health crisis.
February 23, 2021
Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, NY
whitney.org
Arts

Laid Off Employees:

15

Laid Off Percent:

Source: New York Times
Another round of coronavirus staff reductions has come to the Whitney Museum of American Art, as 15 workers in 11 departments were told they were being laid off, the museum's director, Adam Weinberg, said in an email to employees last week.
February 22, 2021
General Motors
Flint, MI
https://www.gm.com/
Automotive

Laid Off Employees:

160

Laid Off Percent:

%

February 22, 2021
Bounce
Bengaluru, India
https://www.bounceshare.com/
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

200

Laid Off Percent:

40

Source: Economic Times
Bengaluru: Bounce has laid off 40-60% of staff, as the demand for shared mobility remains subdued 11 months after initial lockdowns to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. This is the second major round of layoffs at Wickedride Adventure Services, which operates the on-demand two-wheeler rental service, since the coronavirus outbreak. The company has reduced headcount to 200 people, according to people privy to the matter. Bounce had laid off 130 workers.
February 22, 2021
The J.M. Smucker Co.
North America
https://www.jmsmucker.com/
Consumer Goods

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: The Daily Record
The J.M. Smucker Co. confirmed Monday that it will lay off an unspecified number of North American employees as the Orrville-based food company adjusts to changing consumer habits during the age of coronavirus. "Consumer behavior has evolved rapidly in recent years," Ray Hancart, Smucker's communications and media relations director, told Beacon Journal news partner News 5 Cleveland in an emailed statement. "However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an even greater acceleration of change."
February 22, 2021
Quality Food Centers
Seattle, WA
http://www.qfc.com/
Retail,Food Products

Laid Off Employees:

109

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Capitol Hill Seattle
QFC's decision to close two Capitol Hill stores including its 15th Ave E grocery over Seattle's COVID-19 hazard pay ordinance will cost 109 workers their jobs, the company revealed in a state filing Friday afternoon. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification announcements are federally required for employers with 100 or more employees "to provide at least 60 calendar days advance written notice of a plant closing and mass layoff affecting 50 or more employees at a single site of employment."
February 18, 2021

Laid Off Employees:

450

Laid Off Percent:

%

February 18, 2021
ABB
West Burlington, IA
abb.com
Tech,Electric Utilities

Laid Off Employees:

300

Laid Off Percent:

Source: The Hawk Eye
The Hawk Eye reported in December 2020 that ABB would be closing over the summer, meaning that more than 300 jobs will disappear from the community. The announcement came nearly two years to the date after Siemens closed in Burlington, costing Burlington 107 jobs. Iowa law requires that companies planning on closing a plant and laying off employees provide a 60 day notice to workers, families and the community prior to the layoffs.
February 17, 2021
Terrafugia
Woburn, MA
terrafugia.com
Aviation & Aerospace

Laid Off Employees:

80

Laid Off Percent:

Source: AV Web
Flying car maker Terrafugia has laid off the majority of its employees at the company headquarters in Woburn, Massachusetts, according to a report from Forbes on Tuesday. Between 80 and 100 people are believed to have been affected. It has also been reported that Terrafugia, which was sold to Chinese conglomerate Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in July 2017, plans to close down operations in the U.S. later this year in favor of moving to China.
February 17, 2021
Air Canada
Montreal, Canada
aircanada.com
Airlines

Laid Off Employees:

95

Laid Off Percent:

Source: CBC
Almost 100 employees have received layoff notices at the Air Canada call centre in Millidgeville amid sweeping, company-wide cuts announced by Air Canada in January. The latest layoff notices, sent to workers on Feb. 12, affect 83 customer sales and service call centre agents, Unifor Airlines Sector director Leslie Dias confirmed in an email Wednesday. The call centre workers are represented by Unifor Local 2002.
February 12, 2021
GlaxoSmithKline
United Kingdom
gsk.com
Healthcare

Laid Off Employees:

300

Laid Off Percent:

Source: BioSpace
GlaxoSmithKline cut 300 jobs as part of shuttering its antibiotics production in the UK. This was the result of a $500 million product sale to Novartis Sandoz. Under the terms of the deal, Sandoz is paying GSK $350 million at closing and additional milestones up to $150 million. The agreement includes global rights to three brands, Zinnat, Zinacef and Fortum in more than 100 countries. GSK was dividing itself into two companies, one focused on over the counter (OTC) products and the other on prescription drugs and vaccines. GSK indicated the deal aligns with its strategy of prioritizing and simplifying its portfolio while investing in its R&D pipeline and new product launches.
February 11, 2021
Bloomberg News
Europe
https://www.bloomberg.com/
Media

Laid Off Employees:

100

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Business Insider
Layoffs started hitting Bloomberg News on Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter. Two sources told insider that they were bracing for about 100 editorial cuts. The layoffs were said to have included editors and were believed the be concentrated in Europe.
February 11, 2021
Shell
Global
https://www.shell.com/
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

9000

Laid Off Percent:

Source: World Oil
Royal Dutch Shell will not raise salaries for most of its employees this year, according to people with knowledge of the matter, as it looks to save cash amid an overhaul of the company. In a note to staff, Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden wrote that while the company had previously told employees to have low expectations for salary increases, most wouldn't get a salary increase this year. Shell is starting one of the biggest reorganizations in its history as it pivots from a century-long structure that prioritized oil and gas production. There will be as many as 9,000 job losses over the next two years, with cuts already announced in The Netherlands, the UK and Malaysia. A second round of voluntary redundancies is also underway, Van Beurden said last week.
February 11, 2021
Marathon Oil Corp
United States
marathonoil.com
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

100

Laid Off Percent:

5

Source: Reuters
Marathon Oil Corp has laid off around 100 U.S. employees, or about 5% of its total workforce, a company spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday, days after the oil and gas producer cut salaries for top executives and board members. Although oil prices have raced back above the pre-pandemic level of $60 per barrel in recent months, producers are focusing on improving balance sheets instead of raising output, as demand forecasts hinge on vaccine rollouts.
February 10, 2021
Best Buy
United States
bestbuy.com
Retail

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

Source: USA Today
Best Buy is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs at some stores, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the situation. Keegan Shoutz, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis-based electronics retailer, told USA TODAY that the company doesn't generally comment on specific personnel matters and didn't provide how many employees are affected.
February 9, 2021
ThredUp
Chicago, IL
thredup.com
Tech,Retail

Laid Off Employees:

243

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Chicago Tribune
The clothing reseller ThredUp plans to layoff 243 employees as it closes its distribution center in Vernon Hills.
February 9, 2021
American Airlines
United States
https://www.aa.com/homePage.do
Travel,Airlines

Laid Off Employees:

1000

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Philly Voice
American Airlines will furlough more than 1,000 employees at Philadelphia International Airport this spring as the travel industry continues to see demand subdued by the coronavirus pandemic. The airline filed a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification notice this month with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry to give workers 60 days notice of a mass layoff or closure. The notice is required by federal law.
February 9, 2021
IndigoAG
Boston, MA; Memphis, TN
indigoag.com
Agriculture,Food Products

Laid Off Employees:

80

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Boston Business Journal
Months after raising a multimillion-dollar funding round, one of Boston's so-called "unicorn" companies is cutting dozens of jobs. Boston-based Indigo Ag Inc., an agriculture-technology startup that uses microbiology research to help farmers replace chemicals and fertilizers and increase crop yield, is cutting 80 jobs across its Boston and Memphis locations, as well as remote roles, the company told the Business Journal. Liz Graham, COO of Indigo Ag, wrote in an email that the jobs eliminated are across the board, with the reductions taking effect on Tuesday. In an emailed fact sheet, Indigo said that 25 roles were eliminated in Boston, 29 in Memphis and 26 among remote employees. Following the cuts, Indigo's total headcount will be at over 1,000 people across the U.S., with 472 people employed in Boston and 242 in Memphis, according to Graham.
February 9, 2021
CACI-ISS Inc.
San Antonio, TX
caci.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

73

Laid Off Percent:

Source: San Antonio Business Journal
Arlington, Va.-based CACI-ISS, Inc., a subsidiary of CACI International, Inc., has laid off 73 employees in San Antonio, according to a worker adjustment and retraining notification provided by the Texas Workforce Commission. The layoffs will be effective on Feb. 28, according to a letter signed by Michael Pobog-Jaworowki, the company's vice president of platform solutions and services to TWC. The layoffs come as a contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with emergency contingency medical materials expires. The contract was initially set to expire at the end of July 2020, but the company was awarded a bridge extension, which expires on the date of the layoffs.
February 9, 2021
Entertainment One
Toronto, Canada
entertainmentone.com
Media

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

10

Source: Variety
Hasbro-owned Entertainment One is letting go of 10% of its film and TV staff, Variety has confirmed. According to a memo from eOne's head of film and TV, Steve Bertram, the layoffs come amid a move to "evolve the focus and structure of our organization around the world" and comes in response to the "significant disruption the traditional studio model was experiencing as the technology giants invested heavily in their platforms and the creation of original content," which has been accelerated by the pandemic. Recent years have seen the cementing of heavily vertically integrated entertainment companies, from Disney to AT&T-owned WarnerMedia to Comcast-owned NBCUniversal, which have all launched streaming services.
February 8, 2021
Charles Schwab Corp.
United States
https://www.schwab.com/
Financial Services,Finance

Laid Off Employees:

200

Laid Off Percent:

Source: San Francisco Business Journal
Charles Schwab told the San Francisco Business Times on Monday that it has laid off about 200 employees, but declined to say what geographies or roles were hardest hit. "Achieving the goals of our integration with TD Ameritrade also means we must make difficult but thoughtful decisions that enable us to meet our expense synergy targets," said spokesperson Mayura Hooper. "Today, we are taking another step in that work and have notified approximately 200 of our colleagues that their roles are being eliminated."
February 4, 2021
Amgen
United States
amgen.com
Biotechnology

Laid Off Employees:

500

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Amgen is in the process of eliminating hundreds of U.S. jobs, the majority of which are centered on the company�s sales team, according to a recent sales call. The California-based company indicates these layoffs will enable Amgen to make investments in other opportunities, such as new product launches and R&D operations. In an announcement of the company�s fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 financial results, Amgen reported a 9% growth in sales of $25.4 billion. Volume growth primarily contributed to these gains, but lower net selling prices, as well as the pandemic, offset the overall gains.
February 4, 2021
Boeing
United States
https://www.boeing.com/
Aerospace

Laid Off Employees:

600

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Informnny
Boeing Co. has said it will outsource a significant amount of information technology work to Dell starting in April, including support of cloud services, databases and information technology. The move is expected to eliminate 600 jobs. Susan Doniz, vice president for information technology and data analytics for Boeing, told employees Thursday that the eliminated jobs represent about 10% of the company's IT staff, The Seattle Times reported. Doniz said affected employees, most of whom are not unionized, must either find different work within the company, apply to work for Dell or be laid off.
February 3, 2021
The College Board
New York, NY
collegeboard.org

Laid Off Employees:

Laid Off Percent:

14%

Source: Inside Higher Ed
About 14 percent of people at the College Board lost their jobs this week. A spokesman said, “We have made changes to become a more flexible organization, which included difficult decisions to reduce the size of our team. These changes will allow us to make strategic investments to meet the evolving needs of students and our members. We are strongly positioned to adapt to the future and invest in our mission of advancing all students into opportunity.” The College Board's recent announcement that it was killing the SAT Subject Tests and the SAT Essay has prompted speculation about the College Board's future.
February 3, 2021
Chesapeake Energy
Oklahoma City, OK
chk.com
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

220

Laid Off Percent:

15

Source: Oklahoma News 4
Officials with Chesapeake Energy say they are restructuring, which has resulted in hundreds of layoffs. In an email to Chesapeake employees, CEO Doug Lawler said that the restructuring process began last summer in order to help the business "emerge a stronger and more competitive enterprise." Lawler says in order to continue to strive toward efficiency, the company will be reducing its workforce by approximately 15%. Most of those layoffs are occurring in Oklahoma City. "Approximately 220 employees are affected by this action, and I would like to personally thank them for their service to our company," the email stated. The email said that all of those who are affected by the layoffs will be notified by midday on Thursday.
February 3, 2021
Bell Media
Toronto, Canada
bellmedia.ca
Media

Laid Off Employees:

210

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Billboard
Bell Media, one of Canada's largest operators of terrestrial radio and broadcast music channels, has cut hundreds of jobs in a new round of layoffs that the company says is a move to streamline operations and focus more on technology and other content investments. At least 210 employees have been laid off according to the Canadian Press, citing numbers from private sector union Unifor, which represents 315,000 workers across Canada, including those with Bell. Bell would not confirm the number.
February 3, 2021
Bergeron Land Development Inc.
Florida, United States
https://www.bergeronlanddev.com/
Construction

Laid Off Employees:

64

Laid Off Percent:

Source: SunSentinel
Citing COVID-19 and a decline in public projects, a land development company headed by venerable Broward entrepreneur Ron "Alligator Ron" Bergeron will lay off 64 workers between March and April, he confirmed Tuesday. "Bergeron has thoughtfully and carefully been managing through these unprecedented challenges as a direct result of both COVID-19 and its impact on operations, as well as other ongoing declining business concerns," the company said in three layoff notices filed Jan. 27 with the state Department of Economic Opportunity. The company, Bergeron Land Development Inc., said it intends to lay off 26 workers each in Indiantown and Venice, and another dozen people in Longwood, all locations where projects are about to be completed.
February 3, 2021
Mimecast
Broadgate, London
mimecast.com
Information Technology and Serivces

Laid Off Employees:

80

Laid Off Percent:

4

Source: MSSP Alert
Mimecast has confirmed layoff plans and intends to cut 4 percent of staff, CEO Peter Bauer disclosed in Mimecast�s quarterly earnings call today. Moreover, the email security provider continues to investigate a recent cybersecurity incident, though the company sounds confident that Mimecast's response to the issue has been effective. In a prepared statement just ahead of the earnings call, Bauer said: "We delivered solid growth and profitability this quarter, with key wins in the enterprise space and continued progress against our multi-product strategy. We are delivering increasingly strong cash flow and meaningful margin expansion. We expect continued top-line growth, but delivering growth at our long-term targets will take additional time and investment. We are prioritizing resources to better align with our strategy, including by implementing a reduction in force. We are confident these actions will help power the next evolution of our business." Then, during the earnings call, Bauer confirmed a staff cut plan that involves eliminating 80 positions "or about four percent of Mimecast�s workforce. �We did not make this decision lightly. However, we are confident that this is the right decision for the business, and essential to being able to invest in the right areas and achieve our goals," he said. The layoffs will result in a restructuring charge of approximately $3.7 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal '21, CFO Rafe Brown said.
February 3, 2021
Siemens Energy
Olean, NY
energy.siemens.com
Energy

Laid Off Employees:

500

Laid Off Percent:

Source: WIVB
Siemens Energy is planning to lay off 500 workers at its plant in Olean. State Senator George Borrello says the company is going to keep 300 jobs at the plant. He says there are 100 openings in Painted Post and Houston, Texas. The laid off workers can apply for those positions. Siemens took over the plant in Olean in 2014 after purchasing the site from Dresser-Rand. The German company is planning to lay off 7,800 workers worldwide by 2025.
February 3, 2021
Tech Mahindra
Pune, India
https://www.techmahindra.com/en-in/?f=921399711
Information Technology and Serivces

Laid Off Employees:

5000

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Nearshore Americas
Indian IT major Tech Mahindra will lay off as many as 5,000 employees by April this year, as machines take over jobs from humans at the company's BPO unit. Headcount at the company will no longer be in line with its revenue growth, because technology "makes it possible for a single individual to accomplish multiple tasks", reported the Press Trust of India (PTI), citing the company's Managing Director CP Gurnani. The news comes after the IT provider laid off around 2,500 employees in the third fiscal quarter ending the 31st of December 2020. "What has happened is I used to have around 43,000 employees at the end of FY20, at the end of FY21, I expect to have about 38,000 employees in BPS (or BPO). But that is because the productivity has increased and the revenue has also gone up," the executive explained to the newswire.
February 3, 2021
Limelight
New York, NY
https://www.mylimelight.com/
Tech,Recruiting

Laid Off Employees:

13

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Layoff List Insider Tip: Limelight is a seed-stage company, closing down our doors. The list contains our fantastic team, who believed in our mission is to improve jobs and unlock earnings growth for laborers without 4-year degrees.
February 2, 2021
NBCUniversal
United States
https://www.nbcuniversal.com/
Media

Laid Off Employees:

50

Laid Off Percent:

%

Source: FOX News
NBCUniversal has begun making staff cuts across its entertainment portfolio including its sports and cable channels, broadcast networks, movie studio and theme parks, according to people familiar with the matter.
February 2, 2021
WestJet
Manitoba, Canada
https://www.westjet.com/en-us/index
Airlines

Laid Off Employees:

130

Laid Off Percent:

Source: CBC
An anticipated wave of layoffs from Canadian air carrier WestJet has hit workers in Manitoba as the company starts contracting out all customer service and ground handling duties in the province. In June, WestJet announced it was laying off 3,333 workers across the country due to the loss of business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said it would consolidate its call centre in Alberta, and contract out its operations in all but four of its 38 domestic airports, leaving just Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto.
February 1, 2021
American Airlines
United States
https://www.aa.com/homePage.do
Travel,Airlines

Laid Off Employees:

19000

Laid Off Percent:

%

Source: NBC News
As many as 50,000 airline workers could be furloughed starting Thursday morning after Congress failed to pass a last-minute deal to extend coronavirus relief aid to the embattled industry. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker confirmed late Wednesday that his airline would go ahead with 19,000 layoffs — or 14 percent of its pre-pandemic workforce — but said it would "reverse" them if an agreement were reached. "Tomorrow, we will begin the difficult process of furloughing 19,000 of our hardworking and dedicated colleagues," Parker wrote in a memo to staff members. "I am extremely sorry we have reached this outcome. It is not what you all deserve."
February 1, 2021
MLB
mlb.com

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February 1, 2021
Hubba
Toronto, Canada
hubba.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

45

Laid Off Percent:

100

Source: BetaKit
Just over ten years after its founding, Toronto-based retail startup Hubba will shut down operations, BetaKit has learned. A communication confirming the decision to wind down the company was sent to investors Monday. An unconfirmed number of Hubba employees were also laid off Monday as part of the decision (LinkedIn lists 45 current employees, with the majority located in Canada).
February 1, 2021
Google Stadia
Mountain View, CA
https://stadia.dev/
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

150

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Google Stadia, the late 2019 streaming platform that promised to revolutionize gaming by letting users stream games without needing to own a powerful PC or console, is altering course, getting out of the game-making business and will now offer its platform directly to game publishers alongside offering Stadia Pro to the public. The company is announcing the news today, though Kotaku began to hear rumblings from sources close to Stadia last week that Google�s service was heading for a major change. One games industry source told Kotaku that Google was canceling multiple projects, basically any games slated for release beyond a specific 2021 window, though they believed games close to release would still come out. Today brings some clarification. Google will close its two game studios, located in Montreal and Los Angeles. Neither had released any games yet. That closure will impact around 150 developers, one source familiar with Stadia operations said. The company says it will try to find those developers new roles at Google. Jade Raymond, the veteran producer who helped build Assassin�s Creed for Ubisoft and moved on to EA several years ago before leaving to run game creation at Stadia, is exiting the company, according to Google.
January 29, 2021
Hyland Software
https://www.hyland.com/en

Laid Off Employees:

140

Laid Off Percent:

%

January 29, 2021
Hyland Software
Westlake, OH
https://www.hyland.com/en
Software

Laid Off Employees:

140

Laid Off Percent:

Source: IdeaStream
Hyland Software employees are still reeling a day after the Westlake-based company laid off an estimated 140 employees. Hyland termed the layoffs a "difficult decision" and said in a statement that it still plans to hire more than 300 people this year and will actually increase its overall global employee count by 15 percent. But the sudden layoffs, and the way in which they were done, has unsettled employees who had been part of a company that lists "Family" as one of its core values and says on its website: "Our employees are our family." Reaction in local media and on social media channels has been a combination of confusion and anger. Hyland is still in growth mode, expanding globally, and has been seen as a homegrown tech darling in Northeast Ohio.
January 29, 2021
Sutter Health
Sacramento, CA
sutterhealth.org
Healthcare

Laid Off Employees:

200

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Sacramento Business Journal
Sutter Health is poised for layoffs this year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to pose challenges to the Sacramento-based health system. The layoffs will include roughly 200 non-clinical employees, Sutter Health spokeswoman Amy Thoma Tan confirmed. The exact number of layoffs has not yet been determined as Sutter Health is still trying to match some employees in other departments, if eligible, she said. Sutter Health is the Sacramento�s area's second-largest private sector employer, with some 18,947 employees across the four-county region. In total, the health system has about 55,000 employees across its 24-hospital system, clinics and outpatient centers.
January 27, 2021
Privitar
Global: US (majority of those affected), Europe & Asia
privitar.com
Tech

Laid Off Employees:

20

Laid Off Percent:

Source: Layoff List Tip
Layoff List Insider Tip: Layoffs at Privitar are global. The majority of those affected are in US but others include Europe & Asia.
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