Job Cuts

Kraft Heinz To Close San Leandro PlantKraft Heinz will close seven plants in the U.S. and Canada over the next two years as part of a downsizing that will eliminate 2,600 jobs, or roughly 14 percent of its North American factory workforce, the newly-merged food company announced Wednesday.
Chevron To Cut Up To 7,000 JobsChevron announced Friday the company is going to cut up to 7,000 jobs over the next couple of years in orders to save billions of dollars.
Whole Foods Cutting 1,500 Jobs Whole Foods Market Inc. announced it will cut about 1,00 jobs over the next 2 months.
Hewlett-Packard Cutting Up To 30,000 Jobs As Part Of SpinoffHewlett-Packard Co. is preparing to shed up to another 30,000 jobs as the Silicon Valley pioneer launches into a new era in the same cost-cutting mode that has marred much of its recent history.
Microsoft Announces Largest-Ever Layoffs; 18,000 Jobs To Be CutMicrosoft 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.
Hewlett-Packard To Slash Up To 16,000 More JobsHewlett-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.
Zynga To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce; Acquiring Game Maker NaturalMotionZynga 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,"
Intel To Slash 5,000 Jobs; 5 Percent Of WorkforceIntel 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.
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.
State Unemployment Agency Facing Its Own Job CutsThe state Employment Development Department plans to begin cutting staff to address declining funding from the federal unemployment insurance program.
Wells Fargo To Lay Off 2,300 Workers In Mortgage UnitWells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.
Mountain View-Based Symantec Cutting Hundreds Of JobsThe 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.
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