Posts tagged job cuts

    2024 strikes predicted to be less disruptive; but layoffs and unionization continue

    January 5, 2024 // US workers will not be exerting the same sort of pay pressures on employers as they did in 2023, with opportunities to strike being much reduced. After a bumper 2023 of strike activity, it claims the bargaining schedule for 2024 does not appear to be facing as many battles ahead.

    ‘Washington Post’ journalists stage daylong strike under threat of job cuts

    December 7, 2023 // It is not alone in that regard. Cuts have plagued the industry, encompassing legacy media outlets including NPR, the Los Angeles Times, Gannett's newspapers and New York Public Radio, as well as Vox, Vice Media and BuzzFeed. Spotify announced this week that it would lay off 17% of its staff.

    Magna says job cuts likely in case of labor strike

    August 10, 2023 // "We have prepared for a scenario of shutdown locations, including moving around non-essential work and beyond that we're looking at laying off people in the short term," Magna Chief Financial Officer Patrick McCann said at a JPMorgan auto conference.

    Do You Want Fries with That Shakedown?

    January 10, 2023 // California’s government has outdone itself with AB 257, a controversial sop to unions that will hurt the poor and raise prices in the fast-food industry.