COVID Purple Tier: San Francisco's Muni Says Layoffs Possible As Agency Faces $68M Budget DeficitThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency may have to lay off nearly a quarter of its staff to shore up its projected budget deficit during the next fiscal year if the agency doesn't receive federal relief funding, agency officials said this week.
COVID Purple Tier: 'Our Dangerous Winter Has Arrived,' Breed Warns Of New SF Restrictions, Possible Muni LayoffsOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday said the city would soon roll out stricter COVID regulations as case rates and hospitalizations continued to spike, with Mayor London Breed warning that budget issues could lead to major layoffs for SFMTA workers.
Santa Clara County Businesses To Cut Over 8,800 Jobs By Year's EndMore than 8,800 employees at large Santa Clara County firms are expected to be out of work by the end of the year, according to data filed with the U.S. Labor Department.
Golden Gate Bridge To Lay Off Nearly 150 Employees Due To Budget Shortfall To Avoid Toll HikeThe Golden Gate Bridge District Board of Directors voted Friday to lay off nearly 150 employees to help shore up the district's projected budget shortfall of some $48 million due to reduced ridership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Charles Schwab Plans To Lay Off 1,000 Employees Following TD Ameritrade MergerCharles Schwab said Monday that it is laying off 1,000 employees just weeks after completing its acquisition of TD Ameritrade.
Southwest Airlines To Cut Workers' Pay In Effort To Avoid Furloughs Due To PandemicSouthwest Airlines will cut pay for nonunion workers in January and says union workers must also accept less pay or face furloughs next year as the pandemic continues to hammer the airline business.
Newsom Vetoes South Bay Lawmaker's Bill Offering Rehiring Protections For Many Laid-Off WorkersGov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a Bay Area lawmaker's bill that supporters say would have guaranteed many workers laid off because of the pandemic the right to get their jobs back once economic conditions improve.
Thousands Of Airline Employees Facing Furloughs As Clock Runs Out On Federal COVID-19 AidAt the stroke of midnight on Thursday, airlines across America will furlough tens thousands of workers, citing the Congress's failure to negotiate another multi-billion dollar coronavirus relief package. Many of those workers may be facing layoffs.
Nearly 200 Golden Gate Bus, Ferry Operators Warned Of Possible Layoffs Amid Low COVID-19 RidershipMany workers who help run Golden Gate Transit buses and ferries between the North Bay and San Francisco could soon be out of a job.
People Line Up In Record Numbers At Alameda Co. Food Bank In COVID-19 EconomyThe pandemic has pushed food insecurity to levels not see in decades and people are relying on food banks more than ever here in the Bay Area.
Salesforce To Cut 1000 Jobs After Record Sales, Stock SurgeSalesforce plans to cut about 1,000 jobs, or less than 2% of its workforce, after it announced record-high sales of more than $5 billion.