Topic: Layoffs

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gannett Announces Massive Layoffs

Meanwhile, the company's top brass is still making bank

In an internal memo distributed today, Gannett's U.S. newspapers division president Bob Dickey announced that 700 employees—or approximately 2 percent of the company’s overall workforce—would be laid off. “As we reach…