Flight attendants share emotional goodbyes on final flights following job cuts

“We are real people,” she said. “I personally have no kids and am not married, but I know so many of my coworkers who are … Who just bought homes. Who have small children. Who have children in college they have to support. We are a strong group of people and I know everyone will […]

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

“What the retail sector needs now is a tripartite approach of the government, unions and employers working together to develop a much needed retail recovery plan. We have long called for an industrial strategy for retail to help a sector that was already struggling before the coronavirus emergency. Now the situation is much worse.”

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 […]

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

The industry leaders argued the airline business is vitally important to the US economy, and that the industry losing this many good paying jobs at once is a blow that the economy can’t withstand. They also argued that once the jobs are lost it will take time to once again train and certify airline employees, […]

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

Germany’s Lufthansa (DLAKF), British Airways, Ryanair (RYAAY), Air France-KLM (AFLYY) and Scandinavian Airlines (SASDF) have announced that as many as 50,000 roles are at risk between them, although Ryanair told Reuters last month that it has been able to limit redundancies after pilots and cabin crew agreed to pay cuts.

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.

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

Greggs in talks to cut staff hours to save thousands of jobs when furlough ends

Worcester, 59 High Street Nottingham, Albert Street Cambridge, Lion Yard Sheffield, Fargate Uxbridge, High Street Reading, Broad Street High Wycombe Gateshead Metrocentre Peterborough, Queensgate Centre Edinburgh, Shandwick Place Chichester, East Street Glasgow Fort shopping centre Leicester, Gallowtree Gate Shrewsbury Lakeside, Essex Cardiff, Capitol Centre Newcastle, Grainger Street Stratford-upon-Avon Norwich, Chapelfield