Mounting job losses

These companies have announced job cuts as of November 2008.

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
Panasonic 650 1/28/2009 Electronics
Avery Dennison 3,600 1/27/2009 Chemicals
Best Buy unspecified 1/27/2009 Retail
Quiksilver 200 1/27/2009 Sporting goods
Corning 4,900 1/27/2009 Technology
Weyerhaeuser 220 1/27/2009 Paper Products
Baker Hughes 1,500 1/27/2009 Oilfield services
Navistar International 700 1/27/2009 Automotive
Target unspecified 1/27/2009 Retail
Volvo 650 1/27/2009 Automotive
ING Group 7,000 1/26/2009 Financial
John Deere 700 1/26/2009 Industrial Equipment
Sprint Nextel 8,000 1/26/2009 Telecommunications
Home Depot 7,000 1/26/2009 Retail
Caterpillar 20,000 1/26/2009 Industrial equipment
Pfizer 26,000 1/26/2009 Pharmaceuticals
Corus Group 3,500 1/26/2009 Steel
Texas Instrument 3,400 1/26/2009 Electronics
Harley-Davidson 1,100 1/23/2009 Automotive
Polaris Industries 460 1/23/2009 Automotive
American Greetings 200 1/23/2009 Printing
Compass Bank 1,200 1/23/2009 Financial
Schlumberger 5,000 1/23/2009 Oilfield services
Microsoft 5,000 1/22/2009 Technology
Hunstman Corporation 1,175 1/22/2009 Chemicals
Ericsson 5,000 1/21/2009 Telecommunications
BHP Billiton 6,000 1/21/2009 Metals and Mining
Clear Channel Communications 1,850 1/21/2009 Media/Entertainment
Eaton 5,200 1/21/2009 Industrial Manufacturing
UAL Corp 1,000 1/21/2009 Airlines
Intel 6,000 1/21/2009 Electronics
GM 339 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 Film
Honda 3,100 1/16/2009 Automotive
WellPoint 1,500 1/16/2009 Healthcare
Circuit City 30,000 1/16/2009 Retail
Hertz 4,000 1/16/2009 Auto services
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 1,000 1/16/2009 Electronics
Advanced Micro Devices 1,100 1/16/2009 Electronics
ConocoPhillips 1,300 1/16/2009 Oil and gas
Google 100 1/15/2009 Technology
Autodesk 750 1/15/2009 Technology
MeadWestvaco Corporation 2,000 1/15/2009 Packaging
Saks Fifth Avenue 1,100 1/15/2009 Retail
Barclay's 2,100 1/14/2009 Financial
Cummins 800 1/14/2009 Industrial Equipment
Motorola 4,000 1/14/2009 Electronics
Barnes and Noble 100 1/14/2009 Retail
Pfizer 700 1/13/2009 Pharmaceuticals
ING Group 950 1/13/2009 Financial
Neiman Marcus Group 375 1/13/2009 Retail
World Wrestling Entertainment 60 1/9/2009 Entertainment
Boeing 4,500 1/9/2009 Aerospace and Defense
Cessna 2,000 1/9/2009 Aerospace
Dell 1,900 1/8/2009 Electronics
TDK Corp. 8,000 1/8/2009 Electronics
Walgreens 1,000 1/8/2009 Retail
Haliburton unspecified 1/8/2009 Aerospace and Defense
Schlumberger 1,000 1/8/2009 Oilfield services
EMC Corp. 2,400 1/7/2009 Technology
Ethan Allen 350 1/7/2009 Retail
New York & Co. 350 1/7/2009 Retail
Macy's 900 1/7/2009 Retail
Logitech 500 1/6/2009 Technology
Alcoa 13,500 1/6/2009 Metals
Cigna 1,100 1/5/2009 Healthcare
Unisys Corporation 1,300 12/23/2008 Technology
Textron 2,200 12/23/2008 Aerospace and Defense
Sovereign Bancorp 1,000 12/19/2008 Financial
Electronic Arts 1,000 12/19/2008 Technology
Federal-Mogul 4,600 12/19/2008 Automotive
Pentair 1,600 12/18/2008 Industrial Equipment
Sirius XM Radio Inc. 458 12/18/2008 Broadcasting
Omnicom Group 3,500 12/18/2008 Advertising, Marketing
Caterpillar 814 12/18/2008 Industrial Equipment
Western Digital Corp. 2,500 12/17/2008 Technology
Bristol-Myers 37006 12/17/2008 Pharmaceuticals
Aetna 1,000 12/17/2008 Healthcare
Baldor Electric Co. 900 12/15/2008 Electronics
Fairchild Semiconductor 1,100 12/12/2008 Electronics
Chemtura 500 12/12/2008 Chemicals
Stanley Works 2,000 12/11/2008 Household and Personal Products
Sara Lee 700 12/11/2008 Food Products
Bank of America 35,000 12/11/2008 Financial
Stanley Works 2000 12/11/2008 Household and Personal Products
Sara Lee 700 12/11/2008 Food Products
Rio Tinto 14,000 12/10/2008 Mining
Electronic Arts unspecified 12/10/2008 Technology
SKF 2,500 12/10/2008 Industrial Equipment
Office Depot 2,200 12/10/2008 Retail
National Public Radio 85 12/10/2008 Media
Mack Trucks 180 12/10/2008 Logistics
Sony Corp 8,000 12/9/2008 Electronics
Danaher Corp. 1,700 12/9/2008 Scientific Equipment
Wyndham Worldwide 4,000 12/9/2008 Hotels Casinos Resorts
Novellus 3676 12/9/2008 Scientific Equipment
National Football League 150 12/9/2008 Entertainment, Sports
Principal Financial Group 550 12/9/2008 Financial
3M 1,800 12/8/2008 Miscellaneous
Dow Chemical 5,000 12/8/2008 Chemicals
Anheuser-Busch InBev 1,400 12/8/2008 Beverages
Cummins 500 12/5/2008 Industrial Equipment
Newsday 100 12/5/2008 Media
General Motors 2,000 12/5/2008 Auto
Gentex 400 12/5/2008 Technology
Pratt & Whitney 350 12/5/2008 Aerospace
Paetec 222 12/5/2008 Technology
Credit Suisse Group 5,300 12/4/2008 Financial
AT&T Inc. 12,000 12/4/2008 Financial
DuPont 2,500 12/4/2008 Chemicals
Viacom 850 12/4/2008 Media
NBC Universal 500 12/4/2008 Media
Avis Budget Group Inc. 2,200 12/4/2008 Auto services
State Street 1,800 12/3/2008 Financial
Jefferies Group 358 12/3/2008 Financial
Adobe Systems 600 12/3/2008 Technology
Carlyle Group 100 12/3/2008 Financial
U.S. Steel 3,500 12/2/2008 Steel
City of Atlanta 222 12/2/2008 Government
Washington Mutual 7,600 12/1/2008 Financial
Bank of New York Mellon 18005 11/20/2008 Financial
Wendy's 59 11/20/2008 Food Service
The Associated Press 400 11/20/2008 Media
Washington Mutual 1,600 11/20/2008 Financial
Time Inc. 6004 11/19/2008 Media
HSBC Mortgage 325 11/19/2008 Financial
Pilgrim's Pride 335 11/19/2008 Food Products
Boeing 800 11/19/2008 Aerospace
Rolls-Royce Group Plc 2,000 11/19/2008 Aerospace
Akamai Technologies 110 11/19/2008 Technology
Pepsi Bottling Group 3,000 11/18/2008 Beverages
Louisiana-Pacific 200 11/18/2008 Construction
Citigroup 53,000 11/17/2008 Financial
Sun Microsystems 6,000 11/14/2008 Technology
Fidelity 1,700 11/14/2008 Financial
Cessna 665 11/13/2008 Aerospace
ADT 380 11/13/2008 Security
University of Texas 3,800 11/13/2008 Education
Sprint unspecified 11/13/2008 Telecommunications
U.S. Steel 677 11/13/2008 Steel
OfficeMax 245 11/13/2008 Retail
Yum Brands several hundred 11/12/2008 Food Service
Morgan Stanley 83603 11/12/2008 Financial
Horizon Lines 70 11/11/2008 Logistics
Marietta Corp 130 11/11/2008 Manufacturing
DHL Express 9,500 11/10/2008 Logistics
Nortel 1,300 11/10/2008 Technology
Circuit City 700 11/10/2008 Retail
General Motors 1900 2 11/10/2008 Auto
Altria unspecified 11/10/2008 Tobacco
Ford 2,600 11/7/2008 Auto
General Motors 36,002 11/7/2008 Auto
Fidelity 1,300 11/6/2008 Financial
Mattel 1,000 11/6/2008 Toy
Borgata Hotel Casino 375 11/6/2008 Hotels Casinos Resorts
La-Z-Boy 850 11/6/2008 Retail
Avis 700 11/6/2008 Auto services
GlaxoSmithKline 1,000 11/5/2008 Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
Hartford Financial 500 11/4/2008 Financial
Circuit City 7300 1 11/3/2008 Retail
Total: 481,931    
1 17% of total workforce
2 Temporary layoffs, still on pay roll
3 10% of institutional securities unit, and 9% of money management business
4 6% of total workforce
5 8% of total workforce
6 10% of total workforce


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