Mounting job losses

The following companies have announced job cuts since the start of 2009.

Note: Some figures are approximations from percentages of labor force, with total labor force estimations obtained from recent 10K filings.

Company Number of cuts Date Industry
Valero 550 11/20/2009 Energy
AOL 2300 11/19/2009 Computer Software
Aetna 625 11/18/2009 Health Care
Applied Materials 1500 11/11/2009 Computer Hardware
Electronic Arts  1500 11/9/2009 Computer Software
Sprint Nextel 2500 11/9/2009 Telecommunications
NetJets  500 11/5/2009 Transportation
Microsoft 800 11/4/2009 Computer Software
Johnson & Johnson 8190 11/3/2009 Health Care
US Airways 1000 10/28/2009 Transportation
Sun Microsystems 3,100 10/20/2009 Computer Hardware
Dell 905 10/7/2009 Computer Hardware
Eli Lilly 5,500 9/14/2009 Health Care
American Airlines 921 9/1/2009 Transportation
Whirlpool 1,100 8/28/2009 Consumer Products
Lockheed Martin 800 8/18/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Samsung 500 8/14/2009 Computer Hardware
Ormet Corporation 982 7/28/2009 Metals and Mining
Verizon 8,000 7/27/2009 Telecommunications
Continental Airlines 1,700 7/21/2009 Transportation
ABX Air 1,000 7/16/2009 Transportation
McGraw-Hill 550 7/16/2009 Media & Entertainment
Harley-Davidson 1,000 7/16/2009 Automotive
Boeing 1,000 7/15/2009 Aerospace & Defense
US Airways 600 7/14/2009 Transportation
Gannett 1,000 7/2/2009 Media & Entertainment
Corus Group 2,045 6/25/2009 Metals & Mining
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 1,600 6/25/2009 Consumer Products
General Motors 4,000 6/24/2009 Automotive
Harvard University 275 6/23/2009 Government & Nonprofit
MySpace 300 6/23/2009 Technology
MySpace 400 6/16/2009 Technology
City of Chicago 1,100 6/12/2009 Government & Nonprofit
Cessna 1,300 6/12/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Hewlett-Packard 6,400 5/19/2009 Computer Hardware
American Express 4,000 5/18/2009 Financial
Nike 1,750 5/14/2009 Consumer Products
Seagate 1,100 5/13/2009 Computer Hardware
Severstal 200 5/7/2009 Metals & Mining
Dupont 2,000 5/7/2009 Chemicals
Cessna 2,300 4/29/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Clear Channel Communications 590 4/29/2009 Media & Entertainment
Hanesbrand 250 4/27/2009 Consumer Products
General Motors 8,00017
7,000 - 8,000
4/27/2009 Automotive
Yahoo 70016
5% of total workforce
4/21/2009 Technology
Toshiba 3,900 4/17/2009 Computer Hardware
Sony Ericsson 2,000 4/17/2009 Telecommunications
Best Buy 400 4/17/2009 Retail
Xilinx 200 4/15/2009 Computer Hardware
UBS 8,700 4/15/2009 Financial
ArcelorMittal 400 4/14/2009 Metals & Mining
Hallmark 75015
550-750
4/14/2009 Consumer Products
John Deere 200 4/14/2009 Manufacturing
Johnson & Johnson 900 4/10/2009 Health care
GE Healthcare 175 4/10/2009 Health care
John Deere 160 4/8/2009 Manufacturing
Headwaters Inc unspecified 4/7/2009 Energy
Federal Express 1000 4/3/2009 Transportation
MKS Instruments Inc 600 4/3/2009 Computer Hardware
Nationwide 480 4/3/2009 Financial
Bombardier Aerospace 3000 4/2/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Internap 45 4/1/2009 Technology
3M 1200 4/1/2009 Materials
Chrysler Financial 80 3/31/2009 Financial
Walmart 650 3/27/2009 Retail
Agilent Technologies Inc. 2700 3/26/2009 Computer Hardware
New York Times Company 100 3/26/2009 Media & Entertainment
Google 200 3/26/2009 Technology
New York State 890014
Up to 4% of total workforce
3/24/2009 Government & Nonprofit
Caterpillar 2454 3/17/2009 Manufacturing
Sunoco 750 3/13/2009 Energy
Methode Electronics 850 3/12/2009 Computer Hardware
Dell unspecified 3/11/2009 Computer Hardware
Sesame Workshop 67 3/11/2009 Media & Entertainment
National Semiconductors 1725 3/11/2009 Computer Hardware
Weyerhaeuser 480 3/11/2009 Materials
United Technologies 11,600 3/10/2009 Materials
Eastman Chemical 30013
300-400
3/9/2009 Chemicals
McClatchy 1600 3/9/2009 Media & Entertainment
JM Family Enterprises 500 3/6/2009 Automotive
General Dynamics 1200 3/5/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Borders Group 742 3/5/2009 Retail
Ciena Corporation 200 3/5/2009 Computer Hardware
Northrup Grumman 750 3/5/2009 Aerospace & Defense
FirstEnergy 335 3/3/2009 Energy
HSBC 6,100 3/2/2009 Financial
Nortel 3,200 2/25/2009 Computer Hardware
Dow Corning 800 2/25/2009 Materials
Zales 245 2/25/2009 Retail
Nokia 1000 2/24/2009 Telecommunications
Micron 2000 2/24/2009 Computer Hardware
Spansion 3000 2/24/2009 Computer Hardware
Anglo American Mining 19000 2/20/2009 Metals & Mining
Goodyear 5000 2/18/2009 Automotive
Smithfield Foods 1800 2/17/2009 Food & Beverages
Delphi Steering 800 2/16/2009 Automotive
Pratt & Whitney Canada 1000 2/10/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Nike 140012
up to 4% of workforce
2/10/2009 Consumer Products
GE Transportaion 350 2/10/2009 Transportation
Sensata 100 2/10/2009 Materials
Walmart 80011
700-800
2/10/2009 Retail
Qwest 500 2/10/2009 Telecommunications
Federal Express 900 2/10/2009 Transportation
UBS 1600 2/10/2009 Financial
General Motors 10000 2/10/2009 Automotive
Nissan 20000 2/9/2009 Automotive
Harvard Management Company 50 2/6/2009 Government & Nonprofit
Wall Street Journal 25 2/6/2009 Media & Entertainment
Estee Lauder 2000 2/5/2009 Consumer Products
Elizabeth Arden unspecified 2/5/2009 Consumer Products
Talbots 370 2/5/2009 Retail
Time Warner Cable 1250 2/5/2009 Media & Entertainment
Panasonic  15000 2/4/2009 Materials
Bloomberg 100 2/4/2009 Media & Entertainment
Allergen 460 2/4/2009 Health care
Electronic Arts 100 2/3/2009 Computer Software
Scandanavian Airlines 8600 2/3/2009 Transportation
PNC Bank 5800 2/3/2009 Financial
Liz Claiborne 725 2/3/2009 Retail
King Pharmaceuticals 760 2/3/2009 Health care
Huntington Bank 500 2/3/2009 Financial
Rockwell Collins 600 2/3/2009 Aerospace and Defense
Pier One Imports 85010
Up to 850
2/2/2009 Retail
Macy's 7,000 2/2/2009 Retail
Cummins 4009
Additional headcount for hourly workers
2/2/2009 Manufacturing
Sears 300 2/2/2009 Retail
A. H. Belo 500 1/30/2009 Media & Entertainment
NEC Corp. 20,000 1/30/2009 Computer Hardware
Dexia 900 1/30/2009 Financial
Chicos 180 1/30/2009 Retail
Caterpillar 2,110 1/30/2009 Manufacturing
Cessna 2,000 1/29/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Bon-Ton Stores 1,150 1/29/2009 Retail
Charles Schwab 6008
500-600
1/29/2009 Financial
Walt Disney ABC 400 1/29/2009 Media & Entertainment
Kodak 3,0007
2,000-3,000
1/29/2009 Consumer Products
Oshkosh 1,050 1/29/2009 Automotive
AstraZeneca 6,000 1/29/2009 Health care
Jabil Circuit 3,000 1/28/2009 Manufacturing
Nissan 110 1/28/2009 Automotive
Ford Motor Co. Credit 1,200 1/28/2009 Financial
Allstate Financial 1,000 1/28/2009 Financial
Boeing 5,500 1/28/2009 Aerospace & Defense
AOL 700 1/28/2009 Technology
Abbott 200 1/28/2009 Health care
Dell unspecified 1/28/2009 Computer Hardware
Starbucks 6,700 1/28/2009 Food & Beverages
Panasonic 650 1/28/2009 Materials
Avery Dennison 3,600 1/27/2009 Chemicals
Best Buy unspecified 1/27/2009 Retail
Quiksilver 200 1/27/2009 Retail
Corning 4,9006
3500 full time, 1400 temp
1/27/2009 Materials
Weyerhaeuser 220 1/27/2009 Materials
Baker Hughes 1,500 1/27/2009 Energy
Navistar International 700 1/27/2009 Automotive
Target 1500 1/27/2009 Retail
Volvo 650 1/27/2009 Automotive
ING Group 7,000 1/26/2009 Financial
John Deere 700 1/26/2009 Manufacturing
Sprint Nextel 8,000 1/26/2009 Telecommunications
Home Depot 7,000 1/26/2009 Retail
Caterpillar 20,000 1/26/2009 Manufacturing
Pfizer 20,0003
5%-7% of global research unit of 10,000 people
1/26/2009 Health care
Corus Group 3,500 1/26/2009 Metals & Mining
Texas Instrument 3,400 1/26/2009 Computer Hardware
Harley-Davidson 1,100 1/23/2009 Automotive
Polaris Industries 460 1/23/2009 Automotive
American Greetings 200 1/23/2009 Consumer Products
Compass Bank 1,200 1/23/2009 Financial
Schlumberger 5,000 1/23/2009 Energy
Microsoft 5,000 1/22/2009 Computer Software
Hunstman Corporation 1,175 1/22/2009 Chemicals
Ericsson 5,000 1/21/2009 Telecommunications
BHP Billiton 6,000 1/21/2009 Metals & Mining
Clear Channel Communications 1,850 1/21/2009 Media & Entertainment
Eaton 5,200 1/21/2009 Automotive
UAL Corp 1,000 1/21/2009 Transportation
Intel 6,0004
5,000-6,000
1/21/2009 Computer Hardware
GM 3395
30% of hourly staff in NY plant, temporary layoff
1/21/2009 Automotive
Williams-Sonoma 1,400 1/21/2009 Retail
Rohm and Haas 900 1/20/2009 Chemicals
Warner Bros. 800 1/20/2009 Media & Entertainment
Honda 3,100 1/16/2009 Automotive
WellPoint 1,500 1/16/2009 Health care
Circuit City 30,000 1/16/2009 Retail
Hertz 4,000 1/16/2009 Transportation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 1,000 1/16/2009 Health care
Advanced Micro Devices 1,100 1/16/2009 Computer Hardware
ConocoPhillips 1,300 1/16/2009 Energy
Google 100 1/15/2009 Technology
Autodesk 750 1/15/2009 Technology
MeadWestvaco Corporation 2,000 1/15/2009 Materials
Saks Fifth Avenue 1,100 1/15/2009 Retail
Barclay's 2,100 1/14/2009 Financial
Cummins 800 1/14/2009 Manufacturing
Motorola 4,000 1/14/2009 Telecommunications
Barnes and Noble 100 1/14/2009 Retail
Pfizer 700 1/13/2009 Health care
ING Group 950 1/13/2009 Financial
Neiman Marcus Group 375 1/13/2009 Retail
Seagate 2,950 1/11/2009 Computer Hardware
World Wrestling Entertainment 602
10%
1/9/2009 Media & Entertainment
Boeing 4,500 1/9/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Cessna 2,000 1/9/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Dell 1,900 1/8/2009 Computer Hardware
TDK Corp. 8,000 1/8/2009 Materials
Walgreens 1,000 1/8/2009 Retail
Haliburton unspecified 1/8/2009 Aerospace & Defense
Schlumberger 1,000 1/8/2009 Energy
EMC Corp. 2,400 1/7/2009 Computer Hardware
Ethan Allen 350 1/7/2009 Retail
New York & Co. 350 1/7/2009 Retail
Macy's 900 1/7/2009 Retail
Logitech 5001
15%
1/6/2009 Computer Hardware
Alcoa 13,500 1/6/2009 Metals & Mining
Cigna 1,100 1/5/2009 Health care
Total: 545,040    

115%
210%
35%-7% of global research unit of 10,000 people
45,000-6,000
530% of hourly staff in NY plant, temporary layoff
63500 full time, 1400 temp
72,000-3,000
8500-600
9Additional headcount for hourly workers
10Up to 850
11700-800
12up to 4% of workforce
13200-300
14Up to 4% of total workforce
15550-750
165% of total workforce
177,000 - 8,000


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