TBWA\Chiat\Day Trims Staff

LOS ANGELES — TBWA\Chiat\Day has laid off 2 percent to 3 percent of the staff at its three U.S. offices, a company representative confirmed. He declined to give a specific number for the layoff totals.

The staff reductions were made in response to “the economic state of the industry,” the representative said, adding that the cuts were not related to any specific account. The agency currently employs approximately 470 staffers in Los Angeles, 200 in New York and 90 in San Francisco.