Mass layoffs UNCOVERED. Piecing together the WARN notices from US labor offices, these employers come to surface:

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by Badatu

9,991 layoffs: YMCA

1,498 layoffs: Cinemark

1,463 layoffs: Hy-Vee

1,354 layoffs: Punch Bowl Social

1,328 layoffs: Trans States Airlines

506 layoffs: Take 5 Oil Change

407 layoffs: Paper Source

395 layoffs: Cisco

More details:

  • YMCA submitted 19 WARN notices in March, laying off a total of 9,991 employees in eight states, 3,400 of them are in Pennsylvania;
  • 1,498 employees of Cinemark Theatres are losing their jobs, 485 of them are in Nevada;
  • Grocery store chain Hy-Vee is laying off a total of 1,463 workers in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska;
  • 1,354 employees of the entertainment brand Punch Bowl Social is being laid off in nine different states;
  • Trans States Airlines is ceasing operation and laying off 1,328 employees in Illinois, North Carolina, Colorado, Missouri and Kentucky;
  • Alsco, a linen and uniform rental company, is laying off a total of 1,047 workers in eleven states including Florida, North Carolina, Oregon
    and Virginia;
  • Kirchhoff Automotive is laying off a total of 1,011 workers in Texas,
    Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee;
  • Driven Brands (Take 5 Oil Change) is laying off 506 workers in seven states;
  • Stationery retailer Paper Source submitted a total of 20 WARN notices in March, laying off 407 employees in fourteen states;
  • Cisco Systems shed 395 jobs in San Jose and Milpitas of California;
  • Real estate developer Onni Group is laying off a total of 296 employees in Illinois, Washington and Arizona;
  • There is no surprise that the hospitality and restaurant industries are hit especially hard in this economic downturn. Brands and chains are cutting staff across the country, including HiltonHyattSheratonMarriottHoliday InnFour SeasonsGreat Wolf LodgeHakkasanHMSHostCameron Mitchell RestaurantEarl’s Restaurant etc.





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