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The big layoffs. Who is laying off and how how many?

Posted By admn On January 14, 2009 @ 3:00 am In Uncategorized | 1 Comment

By Alyssa Williams,

Below are some of the notable and high profile job losses announced during the past six months.

Hynix Semiconductor - 1,400 jobs
Hewlett-Packard - 300 jobs
Milwaukie Affiliated Computer Services – 285 jobs,
Qwest – 101 jobs
Tektronix - 150 jobs
Con-Way Inc.- 88 jobs
DHL Express – 140 jobs
Boise Inc., (St. Helens mill) – 300 jobs
OMSI - 20 jobs
Evraz Oregon Steel Pipe Mill – 130 jobs

Note: Layoffs are not always a sign of trouble, but rather a businesses ability to adapt and make difficult decisions in tough times.


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