Latest On Layoffs

  • Terminal Trouble

    Bloomberg, led by CEO Dan Doctoroff (below), has had a rough couple of weeks, with layoffs and accusations of spiking news stories to protect business interests. The company’s challenges come as founder Michael Bloomberg is set to return.

    businesspluginfeed a year ago respond

  • Splitsville

    Troubled gaming company Zynga was forced to lay off 520 employees, or 18 percent of its staff, Monday. The company has lost about $5 billion in value since going public.

    businesspluginfeed a year ago respond

  • ‘The Media is Dying’ Twitter

    A new Twitter feed is tracking the multitudes of media layoffs in one big, happy place. It’s run by ten or so pr pros looking to pitch better and update lists, and as of right now it’s got 4,527 followers. Oh, and articles in the New York Times, AFP, and a write-up in Gawker. Watch your back! Read More ›

    Brian Ries 5 years ago respond

  • The Layoff List

    There have been so many layoff at major companies and start-ups alike in the last few weeks that we’re losing track — help us build a list. I know, I know: Depressing. But knowing is half the battle, right? Add any other layoffs you know of to the list below, and include the date. Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 6 years ago respond

  • Miscarriage of Justice

    An email from a laid-off associate at the Paul Hastings law firm details how a colleague was fired after having a miscarriage because they didn’t want her to get pregnant again. Big corporate law-firms are sometimes sh*tty and sexist! Spread the word. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago 1 response