Job Losses

  • American Airlines Sends Layoff Warnings to Thousands

    American Airlines Sends Layoff Warnings to Thousands

    By Karen Jacobs American Airlines said Tuesday that it has notified more than 11,000 workers that they could lose their jobs as part of its bankruptcy reorganization, and said it was cutting flights by 1 to 2 percent for the rest of September and October. The U.S. carrier expects fewer than 40 percent of... Continue Reading

  • HP Plans To Dump 2,000 More Workers

    HP Plans To Dump 2,000 More Workers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Hewlett-Packard Co. is planning to cut about 2,000 more jobs than it had previously announced as CEO Meg Whitman tries to turn the company around. In a regulatory filing Monday, the computer and printer maker said it will eliminate 29,000 jobs by October 2014, up from the 27,000 cuts it... Continue Reading

  • GM Simplifies Vehicle Development, Cuts Jobs

    GM Simplifies Vehicle Development, Cuts Jobs

    DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors is restructuring its vehicle development process, cutting a layer of management and eliminating about 20 executive jobs. The company said Wednesday that no one will be fired because the cuts will come through retirements and reassignment to other positions. Continue Reading

  • 10 Surefire Ways To Get Fired

    10 Surefire Ways To Get Fired

    Getty Images By Kelly Eggers Nobody wants to get fired. Most people avoid it by generally doing good work and keeping complaints about their jobs to themselves or close family. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. There are many things that can get you fired beyond the obvious; you don't have to burn down... Continue Reading

  • U.S. Jobs Gap Between Young And Old Is Widest Ever

    U.S. Jobs Gap Between Young And Old Is Widest Ever

    By Hope Yen WASHINGTON (AP) -- Squeezed by a tight job market, young Americans are especially struggling. They have suffered bigger income losses than other age groups and are less likely to be employed than at any time since World War II. An analysis by the Pew Research Center, released Thursday, details... Continue Reading

  • Colorado Sees Population Boom Despite Job Losses

    Colorado Sees Population Boom Despite Job Losses

    The number of people moving to Colorado is booming, far outpacing the number of jobs created in the state as employers try to bounce back after a major economic downturn, economists and demographers say. Continue Reading

  • Group Claims New Policies Destroy Coal Jobs

    Group Claims New Policies Destroy Coal Jobs

    An internal report obtained by the Associated Press reveals that soon-to-be proposed rules affecting surface and underground coal mining nationwide will cost thousands of jobs across the country, according to coal advocacy group the Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security (FACES of Coal). Continue Reading

  • Unemployment Rate Drops...a Little

    Unemployment Rate Drops...a Little

    Even though the unemployment rate has edged back down from 9.9 to 9.7 percent, it's still a little early for anyone to take credit for a recovery. The most recent numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statics reveal that employment did rise by 431,000 in May, but 411,000 of those jobs involved Census... Continue Reading