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GM Starts Laying Off Thousands of American Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) have started laying off American workers in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, and Texas, while the multinational corporation is reportedly expanding production in China and Mexico.  

In this Nov. 28, 2018 photo, Tom Wolikow, a General Motors employee who is currently laid-off, left, takes a phone call at home alongside his fiance Rochelle Carlisle, right, in Warren, Ohio. It was working-class voters who bucked the area's history as a Democratic stronghold and backed Donald Trump in …

Black Monday: GM to Lay Off 4K American White-Collar Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) announced Friday that about 4,250 white-collar workers would be laid off, the vast majority of which are in the United States, as the multinational corporation continues shifting production overseas and to Mexico.

Venus Walker, of Warren, Ohio and a GM employee with 12 years at the Lordstown plant, prays during a vigil outside the Lordstown GM plant, on Nov. 29, 2018.

Former BuzzFeed Manager Publishes Scathing ‘Quiz’ After Layoffs

Former BuzzFeed manager Jason Sweeten created a BuzzFeed quiz, Monday, criticizing the company’s mass layoffs. The quiz, titled “Do You Still Have A Job At BuzzFeed?” calls for employees to unionize while mocking the company’s culture and practices.

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Laid Off BuzzFeed Employees Demand Company Pays Earned Time Off

Recently laid-off BuzzFeed employees, along with those still at the company, are demanding that the company pay them earned Paid Time Off (PTO), after it was alleged that only employees in California were being paid out for the benefits they had earned when laid off.

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Thomson Reuters to Cut 3,200 Jobs by 2020

Toronto-based news and information company Thomson Reuters Corporation will reportedly cut 3,200 jobs, or a full 12 percent of its workforce, by 2020.

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 05: The corporate logo of Thomson Reuters is seen on May 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Nolte: Disgraced Media Already Hit with Massive Layoffs in 2018

By the time President Trump’s presidency is over, one of the biggest pieces of fake news we will look back on is when we were told by the media that Trump was good for the media business. According to what is happening in a place called the real world, the truth is that business for the media is horrible.

Freshly printed copies of the San Francisco Chronicle move on an overhead conveyor belt November 8, 2009 in Fremont, California. One month after the San Francisco Chronicle saw its circulation drop 26 percent, the biggest decline of any major U.S. newspaper, the struggling paper became the first daily general newspaper …

Tesla Firings May Impact NLRB Investigation

Union-led protests against Tesla’s firing of between 400 to 1000 manufacturing employees may impact a labor complaint filed by the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) against Tesla’s labor practices on August 31.

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Tesla Continues Wave of SolarCity Layoffs

Tesla has fired more than 200 additional employees from their SolarCity subsidiary, some of which claim that performance reviews never took place.

The Tesla Model X displayed at a showroom in Corte Madera, California