BBC: Plane-maker Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs amid coronavirus fallout

BBC: Plane-maker Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs amid coronavirus fallout. “Aerospace giant Airbus says it plans to cut 15,000 jobs as it deals with the effects of the coronavirus crisis. It will cut 1,700 jobs in the UK, along with thousands more in Germany, Spain and elsewhere. The move is subject to talks with unions which have opposed compulsory redundancies.”

NBC News: Macy’s to slash 3,900 jobs as coronavirus continues to hammer sales

NBC News: Macy’s to slash 3,900 jobs as coronavirus continues to hammer sales. “Macy’s announced Thursday it is laying off 3,900 corporate jobs, or 3 percent of its total workforce, in a move to cut costs as its business has been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. The department store chain said it expects to save about $365 million through the layoffs in fiscal 2020. It said it will save roughly $630 million on an annualized basis.”

Washington Post: More than 13,000 federal workers face a possible furlough of 30 days or longer

Washington Post: More than 13,000 federal workers face a possible furlough of 30 days or longer. “Three-fourths of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services workforce — more than 13,000 employees — could be told as soon as Wednesday that they face extended furloughs starting Aug. 3 that would cut off their salaries and severely curtail the agency’s work, the union representing the employees has said. The agency has said it will need to take that action unless it receives a cash infusion from Congress because the fees from visa and citizenship applications and other services it provides are down sharply in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Those fees largely fund the operations of USCIS, which is a component of the Department of Homeland Security.”

Coronavirus: Qantas to axe 6,000 jobs due to pandemic (BBC)

BBC: Coronavirus: Qantas to axe 6,000 jobs due to pandemic. “Qantas will axe 6,000 jobs as part of its plans to survive the coronavirus pandemic, the airline says. The cuts equate to about a fifth of the airline’s workforce prior to the Covid-19 crisis. In March, it furloughed more than 80% of its staff. Australia’s national carrier said the collapse in global air travel had devastated revenues.”

CNBC: 14% of businesses expect layoffs after using their PPP loan funds

CNBC: 14% of businesses expect layoffs after using their PPP loan funds. “Roughly 14% of business owners who received a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program expect to lay off workers once they deplete their funds, according to a survey published by the National Federation of Independent Business. The finding comes as lawmakers debate the necessity and contours of another round of federal relief measures for individuals and businesses, and points to the potential fragility of the U.S. economic recovery absent additional aid.”

The Verge: Glitch lays off ‘substantial number of employees’ to cut costs

The Verge: Glitch lays off ‘substantial number of employees’ to cut costs. “Glitch laid off ‘a substantial number of employees’ on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and ensure ‘long term viability,’ the company confirmed in an email to The Verge. Glitch said it had to ‘significantly cut operating costs’ due to market conditions.”

DCist: National Building Museum Lays Off Two-Thirds Of Its Staff

DCist: National Building Museum Lays Off Two-Thirds Of Its Staff. “Less than a month after it put much of its staff on furlough, the National Building Museum is permanently cutting two-thirds of its staff, citing loss of revenue due to the pandemic. More than 40 administrative and hourly visitor services positions will be eliminated, effective June 1, a museum spokesperson confirmed to DCist on Wednesday. That will leave just 18 core staff who are on partial furlough and two staff members working on grant-based projects.”

CNN: Kansas City’s WWI Museum is avoiding layoffs by giving employees thousands of pages from its archives to digitize

CNN: Kansas City’s WWI Museum is avoiding layoffs by giving employees thousands of pages from its archives to digitize. “A museum in Kansas City, Missouri is avoiding laying off its employees during the coronavirus pandemic by giving some of them a big project to take on. The National WWI Museum and Memorial said it is moving 10 of its employees to a team dedicated to digitizing thousands of letters, diaries and journals.”

Ars Technica: Mozilla lays off 70 people as non-search revenue fails to materialize

Ars Technica: Mozilla lays off 70 people as non-search revenue fails to materialize. “Mozilla has laid off 70 people, TechCrunch reports. It’s a significant move for an organization that employs around 1,000 people worldwide. ‘You may recall that we expected to be earning revenue in 2019 and 2020 from new subscription products as well as higher revenue from sources outside of search,’ wrote Mozilla interim CEO Mitchell Baker in a memo to staff obtained by TechCrunch. ‘This did not happen.'”

TechCrunch: Evernote just slashed 54 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce

TechCrunch: Evernote just slashed 54 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce. “It’s no secret that Evernote, the productivity app that lets people take notes and organize other files from their working and non-work life, has been trying to regain its former footing as one of the most popular apps in the U.S., and that doing so has been an ongoing struggle.”

Mashable: Snap cuts 100 employees as it fights to survive

Mashable: Snap cuts 100 employees as it fights to survive. “Snap Inc. is laying off about 100 employees, Bloomberg first reported on Thursday, in its latest step to restructure the company after aggressive hiring over the last few years. This round of layoffs is focused on the advertising team and comes after Snap’s decision to layoff about 120 engineers earlier in March. Snapchat also laid off 22 employees in the content department in January.”

LA Times: Snap is laying off 120 staffers as part of a plan to overhaul its engineering team

LA Times: Snap is laying off 120 staffers as part of a plan to overhaul its engineering team. “Snap Inc. is laying off more than 120 of its lowest-performing engineers as part of a plan to overhaul a department that struggled to overcome problems with Android devices and saw widespread criticism for its redesign of Snapchat.”

TechCrunch: Snap Inc. lays off at least two dozen amid slowed user growth and engagement

TechCrunch: Snap Inc. lays off at least two dozen amid slowed user growth and engagement. “Snap Inc. has laid off at least two dozen people across several divisions within the company, according to The Information and Cheddar which first reported the news. Snap has since confirmed these layoffs, which largely affect those on the content teams in the New York and London offices. More than half of the two dozen employees laid off today were part of the content team.”

Variety: Verizon’s Oath Is Laying Off Around 500 AOL, Yahoo Employees

Variety: Verizon’s Oath Is Laying Off Around 500 AOL, Yahoo Employees. “The Oath does not include a guarantee of employment. Verizon’s Oath internet-media division is cutting more jobs, with the latest round of layoffs affecting around 500 staffers from the former AOL and Yahoo brands. That represents 4% of its total global headcount of approximately 12,000.”

Recode: As the merger is completed, layoffs of up to 1,000 jobs at the combined AOL and Yahoo are expected

Recode: As the merger is completed, layoffs of up to 1,000 jobs at the combined AOL and Yahoo are expected. “According to sources, layoffs are expected to take place across AOL and Yahoo that could number up to 1,000 jobs. That is less than 20 percent of the combined company, according to sources. This action is not unexpected, given that both companies have a lot of redundancies, including in human resources, finance, marketing and general administration.”