Layoffs

A sign is posted in front of the Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Layoffs Reported For San Jose-Based Cisco

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or eight percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring.

08/13/2014

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

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

Wells Fargo Cuts 700 Jobs From Mortgage Unit

Wells Fargo & Co. is cutting 700 jobs from its home lending business as mortgage refinancing slows down.

02/27/2014

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

Pixar's The Good Dinosaur (credit: Disney/Pixar)

Pixar Lays Off 5% After Pushing Back Release of ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Emeryville’s Pixar Animation Studios is laying off up to 5% of its employees…

11/22/2013

The Lockheed Martin stand at the Defence and Security Exhibition on September 10, 2013 in London, England. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Lockheed Martin Cutting 4,000 Jobs, Shutting 4 Sunnyvale Buildings

Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs and shutting four Sunnyvale buildings as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.

11/14/2013

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

Wells Fargo To Lay Off 1,800 Mortgage Employees

Spokesman Alfredo Padillo said Thursday that the San Francisco-based bank is cutting jobs in the mortgage department because fewer people than it expected are refinancing their mortgages. The jobs are in locations across the country.

09/20/2013

Silicon Valley Security Guards Claim Discrimination By High-Tech Firms

Security guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.

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

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