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NBCUniversal Announces 500 Layoffs

Home - by - November 14, 2012 - 12:03 America/New_York - 15 Comments

JWF

Hey, at least they did their job getting Obama re-elected. Now these folks can enjoy their job well done while on the unemployment line. Seems to be a lot of layoffs these days. I wonder why?

A sporadic series of job cuts NBC Universal has been making since August will amount to 500 positions, or 1.5% of the workforce, by year’s end.

A source at the conglom confirmed the number circulating in published reports but characterized the eliminations as “nips and cuts” aimed at reducing inefficiencies across many different divisions, as opposed to the broader layoffs that rocked NBC Universal in the years before its acquisition by Comcast.

 

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  1. Stirrin the B.S.

    November 14th, 2012

    Please tell me that Brian Williams and David Gregory are on that list – and every other NBC news anchor/reporter for that matter.

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  2. Mr.Pinko

    November 14th, 2012

    Will they still lie about the unemployment rate?

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  3. fxdwg

    November 14th, 2012

    Too funny-what a bunch of maroons!

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  4. Pickled Liver

    November 14th, 2012

    Ha! Ha! Ha! Couldn’t happen to a better group of people. Gee, you never saw that coming I bet !

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  5. ? everything

    November 14th, 2012

    right on par with everything else the job czar Immelt has done. wasn’t he one of the very first outsourcers with GE?

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  6. Marqsheb

    November 14th, 2012

    Elections have consequences! But don’t worry, this time around Obama really, really won’t rest (or play golf) until every American who wants a job has one! (Right up there with “If you like your health insurance, you can keep it!)

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  7. Corona

    November 14th, 2012

    It’s funemployment time, kiddies!

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  8. Stranded in Sonoma

    November 14th, 2012

    That’s 500 more people that will be injecting demand into the economy, creating jobs, and reducing the deficit — right Nan?

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  9. Rick

    November 14th, 2012

    Under the bus with all the rest of the no-longer-needed people.

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  10. grayjohn

    November 14th, 2012

    Karma comes to call.

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  11. PearlClutcher

    November 14th, 2012

    Tis’ the only upside to Obama winning this election.. pure entertainment watching these leftist ass hats(speaking of hats Happy Birthday big furry) getting what they deserve. Allow me to say this in Oliver’s voice in regards to mass layoffs …”Can I have some more please?”

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  12. Billy Fuster

    November 14th, 2012

    Let’s help them by boycotting them and their affiliates.

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  13. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    November 14th, 2012

    Maybe the actors will take paycuts? LOLOLwhatamisaying

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  14. Death_By_Farts

    November 14th, 2012

    *point and laugh*

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  15. Genl Ripper

    November 14th, 2012

    Why stop there, NBCUniversal?

    Shitcan the useless eaters and chair-moisteners in the entire NBC News Division and the entire staff in the MSNBC Division.

    Genl Ripper

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