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BBDO N.Y. Cuts 16 Staffers Follows BofA Loss

In the wake of losing Bank of America, BBDO laid off 16 people Friday afternoon, 2 percent of the agency’s New York staff of 800. The cuts are being made…

October 1, 2012, 11:02 AM EDT

Good Relaunches, Opens Up About Layoffs The magazine makes a shift to a digital community platform

Good founder Ben Goldhirsh shocked media types and set in motion a slew of terrible headline puns (“Bad! Major Editorial Layoffs Hit Good”) when the company laid off the majority…

September 19, 2012, 8:06 AM EDT

The Daily Cuts a Third of Its Staff 50 staffers will be laid off, Sports and Opinion sections reduced

The Daily is calling it a staff reorganization, but it really looks more like the beginning of the end. This afternoon, as first reported by AllThingsD, The Daily will be…

July 31, 2012, 5:41 PM EDT

Yahoo Lays Off 2,000 Employees New CEO Scott Thompson reduces beleaguered portal workforce by 14 percent

Yahoo has confirmed a report by AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher published Tuesday that the company would begin laying off roughly 2,000 employees today (April 4). The company's recently installed CEO Scott Thompson…

April 4, 2012, 4:33 PM EDT

JWT Cuts Staff in Atlanta, Dallas Creative staffers most affected

JWT has dismissed employees at its Atlanta and Dallas offices. An estimated dozen staffers have been laid off, with all but a couple of those in Atlanta, according to sources. The…

March 2, 2012, 3:49 PM EST

Client Cutbacks Trigger Ogilvy Layoffs 3 percent cut affects N.Y., West Coast offices

The Ogilvy Group this week is laying off nearly 60 staffers at its New York and West Coast offices largely because clients have cut back on spending. The cuts span multiple…

January 10, 2012, 3:10 PM EST

McCann Erickson's Layoffs Affect 25-30 Staffers N.Y. office cut needed to pay for new hires

Sources now estimate that 25 to 30 staffers lost their jobs in Thursday’s round of layoffs at McCann Erickson New York. Such a cut represents a more than 5 percent reduction…

August 5, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

McCann Erickson N.Y. Braces for Big Layoffs Cuts coming amid new business dry spell

McCann Erickson's new business dry spell is taking a toll. Today, the Interpublic Group shop is expected to lay off a significant number of employees at its New York headquarters. Sources…

August 4, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT

Veteran 'L.A. Times' Reporters Laid Off Around 15 journalists were booted from the paper

The Los Angeles Times laid off another round of employees yesterday, including several of the newspaper’s veteran reporters. Nancy Sullivan, a spokeswoman for the newspaper, said there were a small number…

July 28, 2011, 11:10 AM EDT

Major Layoffs Expected at Myspace But some employees are happy to flee the sinking ship

More bad news out of Myspace. The once hot social networking site is expected to lay off around 150 of its 400 employees on Wednesday—nearly 40 percent of its total…

June 28, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT