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Mass Layoffs

Companies Cutting The Most Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Michael B. Sauter | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Planned job cuts in the third quarter rose 25% from a year ago. With September jobs cuts up 19% from last year, it represented the...

Arthur Delaney

Laid Off Times-Picayune Vets Reinvent Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

Two journalists fired by the New Orleans Times-Picayune have a plan to escape a struggling industry and the unemployment into which it is dumping them...

Dave Jamieson

'Pink Slime' Uproar Leads To Pink Slips For Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

The uproar over "pink slime" beef products may have claimed some collateral damage, with a meatpacking worker in California saying she and her colleag...

Oops! Company Accidentally Fires Huge Number Of Workers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

More than 1,000 employees at one British company likely had at least one unnecessary panic attack among them on Friday. Some 1,300 workers receive...

PHOTOS: Hallmark's Job Loss Cards

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

"Don't think of it as losing your job, think of it as a time-out between stupid bosses." That's just one of the many comforting sentiments that tha...

Laura Bassett

Drugmaker Lays Off 1,700 Via Conference Call Ahead Of Holidays

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Nov. 30, employees at Sanofi-Aventis pharmaceuticals, the world's fourth-biggest drugmaker, received an email from the company wishing them a happy...

Colorado Mass layoffs jump in April

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The number of Colorado businesses that laid off 50 or more employees at a time fell jumped in April to 20, the highest single-month total in four mont...