layoffs http://wfae.org en Bank of America To Lay Off 540 In Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/bank-america-lay-540-charlotte <p>Bank of America is laying off 540 employees in Charlotte. The company will cut employment in the city’s Legacy Asset Servicing division by more than half.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:50:23 +0000 Ben Bradford 53670 at http://wfae.org Bank of America To Lay Off 540 In Charlotte Film and TV producers lobby to keep N.C. incentives http://wfae.org/post/film-and-tv-producers-lobby-keep-nc-incentives <p>Film and TV producers are warning that North Carolina could lose thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in investment if it doesn't extend a state incentive program set to expire at the end of 2014. The Motion Picture Association of America wrote to state officials four days before the Legislature adjourned recently, according to the Raleigh News &amp; Observer. Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:44:33 +0000 David Boraks 33120 at http://wfae.org Sequester Cuts Federal Program That Tracks Layoffs http://wfae.org/post/sequester-cuts-federal-program-tracks-layoffs <p>One of the fears about the federal budget cuts known as the sequester is that they could shrink the economy and trigger large layoffs. At the same time the government is cutting its program that tracks large layoffs—because of the sequester.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:17:20 +0000 Ben Bradford 29861 at http://wfae.org Sequester Cuts Federal Program That Tracks Layoffs Freightliner Cuts 1,200 Charlotte-Area Jobs http://wfae.org/post/freightliner-cuts-1200-charlotte-area-jobs <p></p><p>The numbers are in on Daimler Chrysler’s plan to lay off&nbsp;workers at its three Charlotte area Freightliner plants. The tally is 1,200 jobs.</p><p></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:19:49 +0000 Ben Bradford 20530 at http://wfae.org Freightliner Cuts 1,200 Charlotte-Area Jobs Reports Of New BofA Layoffs Misleading http://wfae.org/post/reports-new-bofa-layoffs-misleading <p>Headlines Thursday were full of news that Bank of America will cut 16,000 jobs by the end of the year. But the headlines can be misleading.</p><p>These layoff reports give the impression that every few months there's another major bloodletting at Bank of America. In fact, this latest 16,000 number - and others we've heard in recent months - are all part of the same job cuts announcement Bank of America made last September -&nbsp; 30,000 jobs it said it would cut.</p><p>At that time, Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan described a plan to get the bloated bank back to its fighting weight.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:25:07 +0000 Julie Rose 5846 at http://wfae.org Reports Of New BofA Layoffs Misleading