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March 29, 2009

Citi to lay off 65 office cleaners, says report

Struggling financial services firm Citigroup would lay off even its office cleaners, with about 65 of them are expected to leave the
firm in the next few weeks, media report says.

“Citigroup can no longer afford to keep on the people who clean their offices, apparently,” the New York magazine said in its website.

Quoting Service Employees International Union spokesperson Kwame Patterson, the report said “we got notice about two weeks ago that 65 workers will be laid off within the coming weeks.”

Source: The Economic Times

November 20, 2008

Bank of New York Mellon To Cut 1800 Jobs

According to CNN Money: ” The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (BK) will cut 1,800 jobs, or about 4.2% of its worldwide work force.

Several banks have announced huge layoffs, including Citigroup Inc. (C), which plans to slash some 50,000 jobs; Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), which is cutting 10% of its 32,500 global work force; and Deutsche Bank AG (DB), which plans to cut 900 jobs.”

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