Job Cuts

The Microsoft logo is seen before the start of a media event in San Francisco, California on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad today. Microsoft is tapping into its software past as it maps its future in the rapidly changing world of Internet technology.

Microsoft Announces Largest-Ever Layoffs; 18,000 Jobs To Be Cut

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

07/17/2014

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

Hewlett-Packard To Slash Up To 16,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a multi-year restructuring plan in May 2012.

05/22/2014

Zynga

Zynga To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce; Acquiring Game Maker NaturalMotion

Zynga Inc. announced Thursday it was cutting 15 percent of its workforce in a turnaround effort while buying NaturalMotion, the company behind the hit mobile games “CSR Racing” and “Clumsy Ninja,”

01/30/2014

A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel To Slash 5,000 Jobs; 5 Percent Of Workforce

Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost its earnings amid waning demand for its personal computer chips.

01/17/2014

Picketing Nurses In Berkeley Take Aim At Sutter Health’s Alta Bates Job Cuts

More than 100 nurses picketed outside Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Wednesday in Berkeley in opposition to Sutter Health Corporation’s plans to cut 350 positions at two East Bay facilities.

01/16/2014

Employment Development Department, Jobless, Unemployment, Jobs

State Unemployment Agency Facing Its Own Job Cuts

The state Employment Development Department plans to begin cutting staff to address declining funding from the federal unemployment insurance program.

08/27/2013

A flag waves outside of a Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo To Lay Off 2,300 Workers In Mortgage Unit

Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.

08/22/2013

symantec

Mountain View-Based Symantec Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs

The security solutions provider is cutting roughly 8 percent of its global work force in two phases, with about 1,000 positions going first, this month, and another 700 people receiving pink slips in July, AllThingsD reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

06/14/2013

PayPal

Paypal Laying Off 325 Full-Time Employees

PayPal said it was cutting 325 full-time jobs in a move to streamline the business.

10/29/2012

Google

Google Expanding Motorola Job Cuts

Google said it is expanding its plan to cut jobs from its Motorola Mobility unit outside the U.S. and will take $390 million in charges related to the layoffs.

10/04/2012

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