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
Total: 223,179    
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


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