Category: LAYOFFS

Neiman Marcus Cuts More Jobs…

Neiman Marcus eliminated fewer than 100 jobs, both through layoffs and by not filing vacant or requested positions, the Dallas Morning News reported last week.

More than half of the positions came from eliminating unfilled jobs, the Dallas-based company confirmed with the Morning News.

The luxury retailer made the cuts last Wednesday, the DMN reported, and those who lost jobs received severance and outplacement services.


Rolls-Royce to trim 4,600 jobs…

Rolls Royce

According to this Fox Business report, jet engine maker Rolls-Royce will be cutting 4,600 jobs to save face. The iconic company has taken a beating over the last few months as their jet engines aren’t meeting the standards airlines anticipated.

Britain’s Rolls-Royce, the jet engine maker, said cutting 4,600 jobs will save the company $536 million a year.

It is the latest attempt by CEO Warren East to simplify the business and generate more cash, according to Reuters.

The job cuts announced on Thursday come at a time when the company has been hit by problems with some jet engines that has upset airline clients.

Parts in some versions of the Trent 1000 engine, which powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet, are not lasting as long as expected, forcing the company to ground planes to carry out inspections.

End Of an Era: Harley-Davidson to Close Kansas City assembly plant, about 800 workers to lose jobs

It looks like we’re approaching the end of an era as iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson has been quietly right-sizing its business. According to this report, Harley will be closing their KC assembly plant leaving almost 800 workers without jobs. This is only the beginning.

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