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Indonesia's GoJek latest app to cut jobs as virus takes toll

Jun 24, 2020 - 3:46 PM

GoJek says it will cut 430 posts – or about 9% of its full-time staff – as it cancels massage, house cleaning, and GoFood Festivals, which supplies vending space for food sellers

GOJEK. Two Indonesian drivers of ride-hailing service Gojek chat as they wait for passengers in Jakarta on June 24, 2020. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Computer maker HP to cut thousands of jobs

Oct 04, 2019 - 2:14 PM

HP says it will trim its workforce of some 55,000 employees by up to 9,000 positions over the next 3 years

Designer Alessi cuts a quarter of Italian jobs

Feb 03, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Some 80 jobs out of a total of 315 in Italy are to go, the firm says

Microsoft to lay off 'thousands' in reorganization effort – report

Jul 03, 2017 - 12:49 PM

An announcement is said to be forthcoming this week Microsoft however did not comment on the reports

This picture taken on on May 25, 2016 shows Microsoft's Finnish headquarters in Espoo. File photo by Lehtikuva / Vesa Moilanen / AFP

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs in huge post-dieselgate revamp

Nov 18, 2016 - 8:02 PM

It s a major step forward and undoubtedly one of the biggest in the history of the company says Volkswagen brand chief Herbert Diess

VOLKSWAGEN. A worker stands on a scaffold lift, under a giant VolksWagen logo at VolksWagen's original headquarters building, now under renovation in Wolfsburg, northern Germany, on September 30, 2015.File photo by John Macdougall/AFP

Twitter announces Q3 2016 revenue of $616-M, 9% staff cut

Oct 27, 2016 - 7:47 PM

UPDATED Twitter says the restructuring – affecting about 350 jobs – would focus primarily on reorganizing our sales partnerships and marketing efforts

TWITTER/ This November 7, 2013 file photo shows the logo of Twitter on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York. File photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

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Oct 25, 2016 - 9:31 PM

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Twitter may get 8% workforce cut this week – report

Oct 25, 2016 - 2:09 PM

The job cuts may arrive prior to Twitter announcing its third quarter earnings report

TWITTER. People wait for a press conference at tech company Twitter's office space in Santa Monica, California, on April 7, 2015. File Photo by Jonathan Alcorn / AFP

Weak profits may prod Deutsche Bank to speed up restructuring

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:30 PM

If the current weak economic environment persists we will need to be yet more ambitious in the timing and intensity of our restructuring says CEO John Cryan

epa05115695 A cash register sign can be seen near Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt am Main,†Germany, 21 January 2016. Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, will likely report a net loss of about 6.7 billion euros (7.3 billion dollars) for 2015, largely due to restructuring charges and money set aside to cover legal costs. Full-year revenue for 2015 will likely be around 33.5 billion euros, the bank said in a statement 20 January 2016. EPA/ARNE DEDERT

Royal Dutch Shell to axe 2,200 more jobs

May 25, 2016 - 11:45 PM

These are tough times for our industry and we have to take further difficult decisions to ensure Shell remains competitive

epa04695528 Shell's logo at a Shell station in London, England, 08 April 2015. On 8 April 2015 the Boards of Royal Dutch Shell plc and BG Group plc announced that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash and share offer to be made by Royal Dutch Shell plc for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of BG Group plc. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Estee Lauder to cut up to 1,200 jobs

May 04, 2016 - 12:15 AM

The layoffs are part of a restructuring plan to save 200 to 300 million a year

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: A view of atmosphere at the Estee Lauder Modern Muse Moments screening on September 3, 2014 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Estee Lauder/AFP

Intel to slash up to 12,000 jobs in restructuring

Apr 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The restructuring aims to accelerate evolution from a PC company to one that powers the cloud and billions of smart connected computing devices

epa05222145 Signage at the Intel stand at the CeBIT computer show in Hanover, Germany, 16 March 2016. EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN

Nokia moves to cut jobs following Alcatel-Lucent merger

Apr 07, 2016 - 1:40 PM

French labor unions say Nokia is planning to lay off 4 300 employees in Europe

epa05246585 A Nokia logo outside the headquarters of Finnish multinational communications company, in Espoo, Finland, 06 April 2016. EPA/MARKKU OJALA

Boeing to cut 4,000 jobs in commercial aircraft retool

Mar 30, 2016 - 11:25 PM

Staffing reductions through mid year including hundreds of executives and managers will be done through attrition and voluntary layoffs leaving open jobs unfilled spokesman Doug Alder says in an email

BOEING. A file photo dated February 19, 2008 showing Boeing staff walking past a Boeing model plane on display at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore. File Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Al-Jazeera to cut around 500 jobs

Mar 27, 2016 - 11:25 PM

UPDATED A network official says up to 60 of the job cuts – 300 positions – could be at the headquarters in Doha Qatar

A general view shows the newsroom at the headquarters of the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellite channel in Doha 01 November 2006. The English-language Al-Jazeera International, to be launched 15 November 2006, hopes to extend its reach to 40 million viewers in the world and to compete with international news networks such as CNN. Al-Jazeera International, whose launch was initially planned for 2005, but had to be put off partly for technical reasons, will transmit from four regional broadcast centers in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington.  AFP PHOTO/KARIM JAAFAR / AFP / KARIM JAAFAR

Siemens to cut 2,500 jobs in industrial division

Mar 10, 2016 - 6:25 PM

But the German firm vows to offer 25 000 new jobs worldwide for its other divisions in the coming years

epa05203009 (FILE) A file photo dated 27 January 2009 showing shareholders arriving for the general meeting of Siemens in Munich, Germany. German engineering giant Siemens announced plans on 09 March 2009 to cut about 2,500 jobs worldwide in its industrial processing operations amid a slump in demand and falling commodity prices. The bulk of the job cuts are expected to fall in Germany where about 2,000 jobs could be hit by the move. The group also pointed to intense competitiveness in the oil and gas as well as the metal and mining sectors as resulting in a need to restructure part of its industrial workforce. EPA/ANDREAS GEBERT

Yahoo opens door to deal, unveils big job cuts

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Yahoo says it is launching an aggressive strategic plan to simplify the company narrowing its focus on areas of strength to better fuel growth

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

GoPro cutting jobs amid disappointing sales

Jan 14, 2016 - 3:24 PM

The camera maker s 2015 revenue is expected to be below analysts expectations prompting layoffs

BP to axe 4,000 jobs globally on oil price slide

Jan 12, 2016 - 9:56 PM

The company says it will reduce BP upstream staff globally from 24 000 to somewhere below 20 000 by year end 2017

BP JOB CUTS. A file picture dated April 27, 2004 shows a BP plant in Cologne-Worringen, Germany. File Photo by Achim Scheidemann/EPA

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Oct 19, 2015 - 12:37 PM

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CNN Philippines cuts jobs to improve financials

Sep 23, 2015 - 7:00 PM

CNN Philippines which was launched barely a year ago is the latest broadcast network to lay off employees

JOB CUTS. The newcomer in the broadcasting industry slashes jobs to manage its financials and improve programs

GMA7's net income surges by 89%

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:45 PM

To further reduce operational costs and ensure competitiveness GMA Network says it will continue its manpower reduction program in its Manila headquarters

OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK. "We are optimistic that the rest of 2015 will also bring positive results for our company," GMA's Felipe Gozon says. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs, reorganizes phone unit

Jul 09, 2015 - 8:09 AM

The Finnish government is disappointed with Microsoft s decision calling a special ministerial meeting to consider assistance for those affected

MORE JOB CUTS. A file picture dated January 6, 2010 shows the Microsoft booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. File Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

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May 15, 2015 - 12:00 PM

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New Malaysia Airlines CEO warns of tough path ahead

May 08, 2015 - 10:18 PM

‘Since the new airline will be smaller in size we simply have not enough work for all of you ’ Christoph Mueller says in a memo to employees

Siemens says to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

May 07, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Some 2 200 of the latest job cuts will be in Germany said the Munich based firm that employs more than 300 000 people in all

LOST JOBS. A file picture dated 20 January 2015 shows a worker mending the logo of German electronics and technology giant Siemens at a production facility in Duisburg, Germany. Photo by Roland Weihrauch/EPA

Rio Tinto chief warns of more job cuts

May 06, 2013 - 11:57 AM

Rio Tinto chief Sam Walsh warns of more job cuts as the mining giant works to make US 5 billion in savings by the end of 2014