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  • Aug 14- Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc said it would take restructuring charges of $700 million in cash in the year ending July 2015 related to its plan to cut 6,000 jobs. Cisco shares were down 1.5 percent at $24.82 in premarket trading on the Nasdaq.

  • Cisco to take $700 mln in restructuring charges in 2015 Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:41 AM ET

    Aug 14- Network equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc said it would take restructuring charges of $700 million in cash in the year ending July 2015 related to its plan to cut 6,000 jobs. Cisco said $250- $350 million of the charges would be recognized in the first quarter.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 2- Unilever would need to cut more jobs in Europe if real income levels among consumers fall, weighing on demand for brand-name items, Chief Executive Paul Polman was quoted as saying in an interview on Saturday.

  • Unilever plans job cuts in Europe - magazine Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Aug 2- Unilever will cut more jobs in Europe as real income levels among consumers fall, weighing on demand for brand-name items, Chief Executive Paul Polman was quoted as saying in an interview on Saturday.

  • July 31- Canada's Bombardier Inc plans to cut more jobs and halt new hiring to help save costs, it said on Thursday, and added that commercial talks for a Russian assembly plant are ongoing despite sanctions. The European Union, U.S. and Canada have ratchet up sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.

  • US job cuts soar in July, thanks to Microsoft, HP Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    U.S. employers planned to cut nearly 50,000 positions in July, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Thursday, 50 percent higher than in June.

  • Apple to lay off about 200 people at Beats: Report Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:29 AM ET
    Beats headphones

    Apple plans to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics, according to Bloomberg, citing a person with knowledge of the restructuring.

  • Across US job market, this is becoming rare Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.

  • Microsoft's mangled layoff memo: What NOT to do Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Stephen Elop

    Microsoft's mangled layoff memo offers a lesson in how to write a crappy, insensitive note to employees, says career coach Marie McIntyre.

  • Microsoft layoffs great: Niles  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    Dan Niles, AlphaOne Capital Partners, reacts to Microsoft's restructuring plan that eliminates roughly 14 percent of its workforce. Niles says the money from the layoffs will be reinvested in the business to drive the cloud.

  • Microsoft plans to cut up to 14 percent of staff Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:59 AM ET

    The company said it would cut up to 18,000 jobs and take restructuring charges of up to $1.6 billion.

  • Microsoft to slash 1,000 jobs in Finland: Report Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 5:25 AM ET

    Microsoft is planning to cut 1,000 jobs in Finland from its mobile phone unit, a Finnish daily said on Wednesday, quoting anonymous sources.

  • Layoffs at lowest level of the year: Challenger Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Planned job cuts announced by U.S. companies dropped 41 percent to 31,434 in June, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

  • Struggling cosmetics maker Avon to cut 600 jobs Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    Cosmetics maker Avon Products said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company struggles to return to profit.

  • Fear of economic blow as births drop around world Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Six years after the financial crisis, birth rates haven't bounced back. For the economy, that's bad news.

  • Citigroup cuts about 2% of global workforce: Report Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    Citigroup has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2 percent of its global markets workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Respect a guy in sweatpants? Gimme a break Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    A recent Harvard study suggested that odd fashion choices earn more respect. Former trader Raj Mahal calls BS and says that would never fly on Wall Street!

  • Ageism: Confessions of a young Wall St trader Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    A lot of people think of it as an Old Boys Club but the truth is, Wall Street likes to hire 'em young, says former trader Raj Mahal.

  • Time Inc begins job cuts, restructures company Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:48 PM ET
    Joe Ripp, CEO of Time Inc.

    Time Inc is reorganizing itself and consolidating oversight as it prepares to spin off from its corporate parent Time Warner, according to a memo to staff.

  • Wal-Mart to lay off 2,300 Sam's Club employees  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 4:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Wal-Mart is to lay of 2,300 of its Sam's Club employees, which is about 2 percent of its workforce.