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People gather at the entrance for the New York State Department of Labor offices on March 20, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus outbreak in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are 17 major companies that have announced they are downsizing t...

A record-breaking 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week. Sephora, Macy's, Marriott, and more contributed to that harrowing number.
Jeffrey Fleischman.

How to get through an unexpected layoff without settling for a job you hate, from someone who’s done it

Author Jeffrey Fleischman contended with an unexpected layoff, and emerged from the other side to become a CMO.
A person walks by the entrance of the New York State Department of Labor offices in Brooklyn, which is closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic.

How to file for unemployment benefits if you lose your job during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in mass layoffs and a historic spike in people applying for unemployment benefits across the US.
Sephora laid off thousands of store workers.

A Sephora employee describes the devastating moment she and others in her district were suddenly laid off via a conference call

Sephora laid off thousands of store workers across the US after closing all of its stores in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Gap Inc. furloughed thousands of workers this week.

Hundreds of thousands of retail workers are being furloughed or permanently laid off during the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s who has been affect...

As retailers extend store closures and see brick-and-mortar sales come to a grinding halt, company executives are looking to cut costs elsewhere.
Macy's is one of many retailers that has been forced to closed all of its stores during the pandemic.

Macy’s is furloughing most of its workers without pay

"My top priority is having cash sufficiency in our company during the crisis," CEO Jeff Gennette said in an email to Macy's staff on Monday.
2009 movie 'Up in the Air' focused on layoffs

An unprecedented wave of layoffs, what you need to know about the stimulus bill, and what comes next

Here are the business stories you need to know this week, tracking Silicon Valley layoffs, the stimulus bill, and what comes next.
Young service workers, including some baristas, are losing more work hours than any other demographic because of the coronavirus.

Gen Z is going to get slammed even worse than boomers by coronavirus layoffs

An unprecedented 3.28 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending March 21 alone, including many Gen Z workers.
It's time to tap your emergency fund.

5 signs you’ll probably have enough money to get by if you’re laid off

An emergency fund, unemployment insurance, or a new job can help get you through this uncertain time.
A man rides bike along commercial area of downtown Washington DC as restaurants, bars and museums are closed to the public.

Between 5 and 7 million US restaurant workers could lose their jobs in the next 3 months because of the coronavirus pandemic

Mass layoffs, furloughs, and schedule cuts have already begun across the US as restaurants are forced to close.