January 29, 2009

Nearly 10,000 more job cuts logged on Thursday

According to CNNMoney: “The job market onslaught continued on Thursday, with up to 10,000 new job cuts reported before the market open.”

AstraZeneca (AZN, drugmaker): -6,000 jobs
Kodak (EK, photomaker): -3,000 jobs
Oshkosh (OSK, builder of fire engines, dump trucks and military vehicles): -1,500 jobs

1 Comment »

  1. On January 29, Robert G. Bohn, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Oshkosh Truck in Wisconsin, said that “we expect our defense, fire apparatus, airport products and domestic refuse vehicle businesses to grow in fiscal 2009 in spite of the global recession.”

    One week later 1500 jobs are cut.

    Comment by jobseeker — February 6, 2009 @ 6:47 am | Reply

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