Flight attendants share emotional goodbyes on final flights following job cuts

“Flight attendants typically have a hard time finding jobs because employers think the duties of a flight attendant can’t transfer to a normal workplace,” Dias said. “When we are essentially counselors on flights, medical personal, mediators, babysitters and even salespeople, but it’s sad that employers only see us as glorified Coke pourers in the sky […]

From Exxon to Charles Schwab, white-collar job cuts are mounting

To be sure, the white-collar workers have fared far better during the pandemic than blue-collar workers, who tend to be younger and have less education. Many people who normally work in offices have been able to do their jobs from home, albeit sometimes with the challenge of caring for children home from school. Higher-paid workers […]

Burger King could close number of UK branches after boss warns of 1,600 job cuts

“We don’t want to lose any (jobs). We try very hard not to, but one’s got to assume somewhere between 5% and 10% of the restaurants might not be able to survive,” he admitted.

Marks & Spencer to cut 7,000 jobs over three months

The clothing food and homewares retailer, which employs 78,000 people and has more than 1,000 stores, also revealed the damage to trade that has been inflicted by the pandemic. Sales of clothing and homewares made through its shops plummeted 48% in the past eight weeks, compared with 2019 levels.

Companies cutting jobs this week – from Shell to TSB, Pizza Hut and Burger King

Burger King – 1,600 roles TSB – 848 jobs at risk Fullers – 500 positions Pizza Hut – 450 jobs at risk City Pub Group – 250 jobs at risk thanks to new lockdown restrictions RS Components – 208 jobs at risk Car parts manufacturer Stadco – 172 roles in Llanfyllin, Telford and the West […]

The collapse of global air travel is putting 46 million jobs at risk

“It is absolutely incumbent on governments to do whatever they can to help the sector get back on its feet so we can bring back those jobs and that economic activity,” Michael Gill, executive director of ATAG said in a statement. Gill called for certainty rather than “random quarantine declarations and constantly changing lists of […]

Owner of Peacocks and Jaeger on brink of collapse with 24,000 jobs at risk

“Traditionally, the group has always traded with strong cash reserves and a conservative balance sheet but these stories, the reduction in credit insurance – against the backdrop of the lockdown – and now this second wave of Covid-19 and all the local lockdowns, have made normal trading impossible.

CEOs and unions come together in 11th hour plea for Congress to save airline jobs

“The group you see in front of you is keenly aware of the high stakes of this moment in time for our nation and our federal government,” said Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines (AAL), the nation’s largest airline, which is prepared to lay off 19,000 workers next week without additional help. “We understand that […]

Ford Reveals Pricing Of Hands-Free Active Drive Assist System

Back in June of this year, Ford announced the arrival of its Active Drive Assist (ADA) system, promising hands-free driving by 2021. The Blue Oval wants to keep that promise alive and releases additional details about that self-driving feature, including pricing and availability in Ford vehicles.

Every major brand that’s cut jobs since the start of the coronavirus pandemic – listed

May 12 – Carnival UK (owns P&O Cruises and Cunard) – 450