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Covid-19 Newsfeed: Layoffs

Follow the latest development in layoffs due to Covid-19, curated by ZoomInfo editors. Be sure to follow the latest updates on the outbreak by visiting the World Health Organization.

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Jan 12, 2022

Pfizer has announced plans to lay off several hundred positions across its United States sales department in a reported effort to focus on digital engagement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Full details were undisclosed. 

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Airlines Warn of Flight Delays as AT&T, Verizon Balk at 5G Delay

Jan 3, 2022

(Bloomberg) -- Airlines warned of increased flight delays after AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. brushed aside a U.S. government request to postpone new 5G service that aviation interests say risks safety because it may interfere with aircraft electronics.Most Read from BloombergPolice Pinpoint Starting Point of Historic Colorado WildfireBillionaires Are Embracing Crypto in Case Money ‘Goes to Hell’Adams Urges Return to Class in NYC; U.S. Surges: Virus UpdateProperty Stocks Sink After D 

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Connecticut McDonald's workers, union activists, get their jobs back in federal labor board decision

Dec 31, 2021

A federal labor judge ruled that a McDonald’s restaurant owner used coronavirus pandemic layoffs as a “scheme” to permanently dump four workers who were active in unionizing efforts. 

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All Layoff News

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United Airlines has announced an update to previously reported plans to lay off employees as a result of noncompliance with the organization's COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine policy. The layoffs are now expected to affect approximately 320 employees due to delays in vaccination card uploads.

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Sep 30, 2021

Hundreds Of United Airlines Staff Hand In Covid Vaccination Proof After Company Threatens To Fire Them

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United Airlines has one of the U.S. air industry’s strictest coronavirus vaccine mandates, requiring all staff to either get vaccinated or apply for a religious or medical exemption.

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Sep 29, 2021

United Airlines prepares to fire nearly 600 unvaccinated employees

United Airlines is preparing to fire almost 600 employees who failed to comply with the company's COVID-19 vaccination policy by the Sept. 27 deadline.

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Sep 28, 2021

United Airlines has announced plans to lay off approximately 600 employees as a result of noncompliance with the organization's COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine policy. The layoffs represent less than 1% of the organization's workforce.

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Sep 28, 2021

Unvaccinated United Airlines' staff faces firings as early as today as deadline for Covid shots passes

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United earlier this month said staff to whom it grants religious or medical exemptions to Covid vaccines will be placed on temporary unpaid leave.

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Aug 2, 2021

PG&E’s Corporate Sustainability Report Shares Progress on Safety Improvements, Clean Energy Milestones, and Serving Customers

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PG&E today released its annual Corporate Sustainability Report, which reviews the company’s performance through a “triple bottom line” lens on serving people, the planet, and California’s prosperity. “I am proud to say that in 2020, we continued to move forward on our sustainability goals, despite the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the most extreme weather and wildfire conditions California has ever seen,” said Patti Poppe, CEO

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Jul 2, 2021

With Hot Temperatures and Dry Conditions Across California, It’s More Important Than Ever to Put Safety First This Fourth of July

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This Fourth of July brings the first major holiday since California officials lifted guidelines related to COVID-19, and that means many more residents will celebrate the country’s independence with friends, family, and neighbors. While Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) welcomes the return to holiday gatherings, the company urges its customers to put safety first and stay alert to potential dangers. Celebrations that involve fireworks, barbeques and swi

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May 5, 2021

US Foods to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Life After Covid: 2021 Thematic Conference on May 18, 2021

ROSEMONT, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pietro Satriano, will participate in a fireside chat and provide a general business update at the Morgan Stanley Life After Covid: 2021 Thematic Conference on Tuesday, May 18 at 3:45 p.m. EST (2:45 p.m. CST). Media and investors can listen to a live audio webcast by visiting the Investor Relations page of the company’s website at here A replay of the webcast

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Apr 29, 2021

Airbnb sees promise in rural Canada as company slowly rebuilds from pandemic lull

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world last year, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky watched business shrivel up at record speed and his company's phonelines flood with cancellations, eventually leading him to lay off 1,900 workers.

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Apr 21, 2021

Vulnerability Scanning Market Next Big Thing : Major Giants Juniper Networks, Check Point, Kaspersky, FireEye

Edison, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/21/2021 -- A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title "COVID-19 Global & USA Vulnerability Scanning Market Research by Company, Type & Application 2015-2026" is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments. The COVID-19 Global & USA Vulnerability Scanning Market survey analysis offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings. The research is derived through primary

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Mar 16, 2021

Activision Blizzard lays off about 50 employees, citing COVID-19's effects on its esports leagues

Activision Blizzard laid off 50 people as part of a restructuring of its live events and esports business. The company cites the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its 2020 plans, which had to shift to online events and remote competition.

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Pfizer has announced plans to lay off several hundred positions across its United States sales department in a reported effort to focus on digital engagement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Full details were undisclosed.

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(Bloomberg) -- Airlines warned of increased flight delays after AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. brushed aside a U.S. government request to postpone new 5G service that aviation interests say risks safety because it may interfere with aircraft electronics.Most Read from BloombergPolice Pinpoint Starting Point of Historic Colorado WildfireBillionaires Are Embracing Crypto in Case Money ‘Goes to Hell’Adams Urges Return to Class in NYC; U.S. Surges: Virus UpdateProperty Stocks Sink After D

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A federal labor judge ruled that a McDonald’s restaurant owner used coronavirus pandemic layoffs as a “scheme” to permanently dump four workers who were active in unionizing efforts.

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Columbia Sportswear has announced that it will begin laying off employees who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 on February 1, 2022.

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United Airlines has announced an update to previously reported plans to lay off employees as a result of noncompliance with the organization's COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine policy. The layoffs are now expected to affect approximately 320 employees due to delays in vaccination card uploads.

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