Posts tagged “Layoffs”

December 19, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Lenovo slashes 4,200 of 5,000 workers in Brazil

Layoffs        Lenovo, which has made major efforts to drive PC sales in Brazil, is gutting its work force there in order to cut costs.

November 30, 2016

Premium Lock Becton Dickinson confirms plant being shut in Creedmoor

Layoffs        Becton Dickinson on Tuesday confirmed that a manufacturing plant is being shut in Creedmoor.

November 23, 2016

Premium Lock Winston-Salem plant to shut down; 123 workers losing jobs

Layoffs        Kaba Ilco Corp., a manufacturer and supplier of mechanical and electronic locking system solutions, hotel locks, access control systems and safe locks, says it will move most of its jobs to a Mexican operation.

Updated November 4, 2016

Premium Lock NetApp cuts 6% of work force, won't say how many layoffs to hit RTP

NetApp is laying off 650 workers but won't say how many cuts will be made in RTP. A company spokesperson says it won't meet job targets set when it committed to expansion in return for tax incentives.

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November 4, 2016

Premium Lock Charlotte pharmaceutical firm to lay off 282 in plant closing

Layoffs        Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Dublin-based Endo International, plans to lay off staff at a plant in Charlotte which is being shut down.

Updated October 27, 2016

Premium Lock Twitter cuts 9 percent of workforce + Graphical view: Slowing user growth

Twitter Twitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Plus: A graphical view of its slowing growth.

October 26, 2016

Premium Lock AT&T to close flooded Goldsboro call center; workers offered chance to transfer

AT&T                       AT&T is closing a call center in Goldsboro that was flooded during hurricane Matthew but the affected employees are being offered a chance to transfer to other locations. AT&T is offering them a $10,000 relocation allowance.

Updated October 14, 2016

Premium Lock Cutting nearly 20% of Charlotte workers, Charter says workers could relocate, keep jobs

Layoffs        Charter Communications, the new parent of Time Warner Cable, will lay off 258 employees at its Charlotte location starting this November, according to a notice filed to the state Commerce Department. In a statement, Charter says the affected workers were offered the opportunity to keep their jobs if they chose tor elocate.

Updated October 10, 2016

Premium Lock Merged Dell-EMC confirms layoffs begin; up to 3K expected

Dell Technologies, the name for the recently merged Dell and EMC, has begun laying off some of the combined company's 140,000 employees. As many as 3,000 cuts are predicted, according to Bloomberg news. Dell confirmed layoffs started earlier this week but calls the number "not material." EMC has a large operation in the Triangle.

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October 7, 2016

Premium Lock Cree names president for lighting (+ career highlights), cuts some jobs

Cree logo Durham-based Cree is adding a new executive to help lead its LED lighting business. Plus: A look at the career experiences of the new executive. Meanwhile, the company is also making some layoffs.

October 3, 2016

Premium Lock Pfizer workers brace for hundreds of layoffs in Rocky Mount

Pfizer Drug giant Pfizer could begin making hundreds of layoffs at its manufacturing plant in Rocky Mount as early as Tuesday.

September 29, 2016

Premium Lock Novo Nordisk: Clayton expansion proceeds, no NC layoffs despite cost cuts

Drug giant Novo Nordisk, which operates a large insulin production plant in Johnston County, says it remains committed to the $1.8 billion expansion underway at the facility. However, the company has imposed a hiring freeze. It also announced 1,000 layoffs Thursday but the N.C. operation is not affected, a company spokesperson says.

Rendering of huge Novo Nordisk expansion Rendering of huge Novo Nordisk expansion

Updated September 29, 2016

Premium Lock Novo Nordisk cutting 1,000 jobs; impact in NC not yet clear

Drug giant Novo Nordisk, which operates a large insulin production plant in Johnston County, says it is laying off 1,000 workers. Most of the cuts will be made in Denmark, where the company is based. How many jobs might be lost in Clayton or the U.S. was not specified.

Rendering of huge Novo Nordisk expansion Rendering of huge Novo Nordisk expansion

Updated September 27, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo cutting some 2% of work force, denies moving Motorola HQ to NC

Lenovo       Lenovo is laying off as many as 1,100 workers but isn't specifying where the job cuts are being made. Media reports based on unnamed sources say Lenovo's Motorola unit in Illinois is taking the brunt of the hit. However, Lenovo denies a report that it is moving the Motorola business unit to its North Carolina campus.

Updated September 1, 2016

Premium Lock Third round of layoffs hit IBM in 8 months, including RTP

IBM layoffs     IBMers are lighting up a Facebook page with reports across the country about a new round of layoffs. IBM's campus in RTP is taking a hit. It's the third cut in jobs so far this year. To add insult to billfold pain, the IBMers have been told their last day at work will be in November, which means they miss out on IBM's 401K contribution this year. IBM confirms that layoffs are underway.

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