Archive for October, 2017

Wolford continues layoffs, to cut 15 more staff positions

Wolford AG has revealed implementation of its cost reduction measures, which mainly involves the downsizing of its administrative staff. Since July 2017, Wolford has already decreased its workforce by 41 full-time positions, by natural attrition or by not …

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Capital budget impasse leads to state employee layoffs

A months-long dispute between lawmakers in Olympia has now led to state employee layoffs. The legislative impasse centers around the capital budget. Republicans have refused to pass a capital budget until Democrats agree to fix a water rights issue that’s …

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Loblaw Layoffs Will Affect 500 Office Workers

VANCOUVER — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is laying off 500 of its office workers, but the company says it still expects to create more jobs than it eliminates this year. “Today is a very difficult day,” wrote president Sarah Davis in a memo to employees …

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Why the end of auto manufacturing won’t be as apocalyptic as previous mass layoffs

Darryn Snell received funding from the Australian Department of Education and Training to investigate the occupational mobility and skills transferability of Australian auto industry employees. Victor Gekara receives funding from the Australian Department …

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Disney will soon begin layoffs at its non-sports TV networks

Earlier this year, Disney held massive layoffs at ESPN. Variety reports that Disney is now doing the same thing at its other networks. The magazine says that Disney has already begun informing employees as early as last Thursday. Cuts are expected to take …

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Complex Networks Goes Through More Layoffs

Continuing a pivot to video that accelerated with the shuttering of its print edition earlier this year, Complex Networks carried out layoffs of “much of its product team” on Friday, according to tech site Recode. “Since embarking on a rapid expansion …

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