Shedd Aquarium Cuts 36 Jobs, Furloughs Another 171 Employees“The decision to terminate employees through no fault of their own was both gut-wrenching and yet necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the aquarium."
Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital StaffHyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City.
9,000+ Layoffs Last Month In Illinois; National Jobs Report Worst In HistoryEconomists predict Friday's April National Jobs Report will be the single worst in history. 
Boeing To Cut 16,000 Jobs After Posting $1.7 Billion Loss In First Quarter"The demand for commercial airline travel has fallen off a cliff," said Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun. "The pandemic is also delivering a body blow to our business."
United Airlines Signals Layoffs, Says Demand For Travel Is 'Essentially Zero' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic"We expect to fly fewer people during the entire month of May than we did on a single day in May 2019," United Airlines executives wrote in a letter sent to staff.
Mounting Casualty Of COVID-19 Crisis: Health Care JobsEven as hospitals scrounge for professionals from the industry to treat the burgeoning numbers of people with COVID-19, others are on the sidelines as elective procedures, diagnostics and appointments are canceled or postponed.
88 Businesses And Organizations Plan To Lay Off 14,000 EmployeesSome businesses are having massive layoffs and may never reopen as the statewide stay-at-home order keeps non-essential businesses closed.
Jet's Pizza Hiring Delivery Drivers As Coronavirus Outbreak Leads To LayoffsThe company said it has hundreds of job opportunities for people who have been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Public Schools Sends Out Layoff NotificationsChicago Public Schools officials have started notifying hundreds of teachers and support staffers that they will be laid off at the end of the school year but that most of them will eventually be re-hired.
Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar JobsThe layoffs are coming across a broad swath of the company including engineering, product development, marketing, information technology, logistics, finance and other areas. But the company also said it is hiring in some critical areas including those developing software and dealing with self-driving and electric vehicles.
General Motors Begins White-Collar Layoffs This WeekThe company says 2,200 white-collar employees took buyouts, while another 1,500 contract workers were let go.