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Macy’s is closing a call center in a move that will affect 800 jobs

Macy's will also be closing 30 stores across the country this year, putting hundreds of jobs on the line.
A worker cleans a stage to prepare for a celebration for Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo once the results of the U.S. gubernatorial race are official in New York, November 4, 2014.

2019 was one of the decade’s worst years for job cuts in the US

The sectors with the most cuts faced trade concerns and shifts in consumer behavior and technology, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.
The author's Facebook news feed.

How the media has changed in the last decade, from #MeToo to thousands of layoffs

Some outlets suffered amid gambles like pivoting to video content and grappling with social media platforms as layoffs loomed.
A New York City Spacious location in 2016.

WeWork shutters its restaurant-based coworking subsidiary Spacious and lays off entire staff of approximately 50 employees

The We Company acquired coworking startup Spacious just weeks after it publicly filed for its now-infamous IPO attempt.

SoftBank is selling back its stake in the embattled dog-walking startup Wag amid the company’s ‘painful’ layoffs

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son seemed to express concern about Vision Fund's near-50% stake in the dog-walking startup in his latest investor presentation.
Postmates cofounder and CEO Bastian Lehmann

Postmates is reportedly looking for a buyer — and WeWork’s IPO collapse could be the reason

The food-delivery startup, which is laying off employees and closing an office, was valued at $2.4 billion in September.
Jeffrey Fleischman.

How to get through an unexpected layoff — without settling for a job you hate

Author Jeffrey Fleischman contended with an unexpected layoff, and emerged from the other side to become a CMO.
Truck drivers have seen a rough 2019.

America’s largest truck-engine manufacturer just announced 2,000 layoffs — and it’s another sign of the trucking ‘bloodbath...

America's $800 billion trucking industry has been in a recession since the beginning of 2019. That downturn is affecting Cummins.

WeWork chairman posts photos from lavish, Michelin-starred dinner a day after his company began laying off 2,400 employees

The embattled startup confirmed Thursday that it was laying off 2,400 employees, or about 20% of its global workforce.
WeWork cofounder and former CEO Adam Neumann

Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion golden parachute could be slashed as SoftBank looks to trim its WeWork rescue deal

Some SoftBank executives have said the WeWork cofounder's exit package is too generous, Bloomberg reported.