Red Cross Begins Job Cuts In Blood Services

The Red Cross says a restructuring of its blood services division won’t have much of a local impact. The agency announced this week that 400 to 500 jobs will be cut nationwide under the plan. It says a drop in monetary donations and rising costs forced the restructuring. “Locally the impact of the restructuring has… Continue reading Red Cross Begins Job Cuts In Blood Services

Louisville Not Included In UPS Job Cuts

United Parcel Service announcd Friday that it will eliminate 1,800 white collar jobs as part of an effort to streamline its U.S. small package segment. Company spokesperson Mark Dickens says none of the cuts involve UPS operations in Louisville. “The primary impact is going to be to our domestic small package operations. Of course the… Continue reading Louisville Not Included In UPS Job Cuts

Yum! Cuts 'Several Hundred' Louisville Jobs

Yum Brands is selling off many of its company-owned restaurants to franchisees and that sell-off means hundreds of jobs will be lost at its Louisville headquarters. Yum is one of Louisville’s largest employers. The company announced today that it would eliminate ‘several hundred’ white-collar positions, but wouldn’t say exactly how many. Senior Vice President Jonathan… Continue reading Yum! Cuts 'Several Hundred' Louisville Jobs