Tag Archives: Layoffs

Southeast Asia start-ups lay off workers amid economic uncertainty

Southeast Asia’s tech companies are laying off workers as they brace themselves for a tougher fundraising environment. Guilliermo Perales Gonzalez | E+ | Getty Images Hundreds of workers from start-ups in Southeast Asia have been fired in the last few months, proving that the fast-growing industry is not immune to …

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Ford cuts 580 U.S. salaried, agency workers as it restructures for EVs

Ford CEO Jim Farley at the company’s Dearborn, Michigan, plant where it’s building the electric F-150 Lightning on April 26, 2022. CNBC | Michael Wayland DETROIT – Ford Motor is cutting 580 U.S. salaried employees and agency workers as part of its ongoing Ford+ turnaround plan, the company confirmed Wednesday …

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The big jobs growth for economy isn’t helping small business

A “now hiring” sign is posted in the window of a restaurant in Los Angeles, California on January 28, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images The latest nonfarm payrolls report shows a labor market nearing a recovery to pre-pandemic levels, but small business owners across the U.S. …

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Petition for $2,000 stimulus checks reaches 3 million signatures

A worker installs U.S. flags as part of a Covid-19 memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan.18, 2021. Carlos Barria | Reuters When the Covid-19 pandemic took hold in March 2020, Stephanie Bonin and her husband, Keith Arnold, co-owners of a Denver restaurant, worried they would face …

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