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January 26, 2009

Today's Layoff News

-- by Dave Johnson

Just today:
Caterpillar to slash 20,000 jobs as profit falls

GM to lay off 2,000 workers, cut production

Sprint to eliminate 8,000 jobs

Home Depot cutting 7,000 jobs

Allbritton Communication Announces Massive Job Cuts

Deere to lay off nearly 700 workers

Harley-Davidson plans 425 local job cuts

Thermadyne laying off 110
Pfizer-Wyeth merger to mean job cuts: "...announced a cost-cutting initiative that will include the elimination of more than 8,000 jobs. "

That was TODAY. Actually, it's early yet.

And just the other day: Microsoft plans 5,000 job cuts

Starbucks to Lay Off 1,000

Posted by Dave Johnson at January 26, 2009 9:12 AM


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