Job cuts continue in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a majority of announced layoffs coming from the tech industry. The string of layoffs in 2022 come in the face of uncertain economic conditions.
We're tracking the latest layoffs here in the Bay Area and beyond, and we'll continue to update the list below as we hear of anything new. Be sure to watch this space for the latest layoff news. Have a tip? Email us at email@example.com.
Santa Clara-based Intel on Tuesday, Dec. 6, said it will lay off about 200 employees. The cuts include employees at the chip maker's Folsom office.
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BuzzFeed on Tuesday, Dec. 6, announced plans to cut its workforce by nearly 12%, or around 180 staffers. The media company is based in New York with offices in Los Angeles.
Kraken, one of the world's largest crypto exchanges, is laying off about 30% of its headcount, or 1,100 people, "in order to adapt to current market conditions," co-founder and CEO Jesse Powell said Wednesday, Nov. 30. Kraken was based in San Francisco.
Redwood City biotech company Synthego will lay off 105 employees, the company confirmed to NBC Bay Area on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
San Jose-based Roku Inc. plans to cut about 200 U.S.-based employees, or about 5% of its workforce, citing a challenging advertising landscape, according to a Thursday, Nov. 17 report from Marketwatch.
San Jose-based Cisco plan to cut 5% of its staff, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported Wednesday, Nov. 16.
San Francisco-based software company Asana reportedly will cut 97 employees, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Tech news website Protocol will shut down and lay off dozens of staffers, CNN reported Tuesday, Nov. 15. Protocol is based in Washington, D.C., with offices in San Francisco and New York.
Vaping company Juul Labs announced Thursday, Nov. 10, it was laying off 400 staffers. The company previously housed its headquarters in San Francisco before moving to Washington, D.C. in 2020.
San Francisco-based Salesforce cut fewer than 1,000 employees, CNBC reports citing a person familiar with the move. The layoffs were announced Monday, Nov. 7.
San Francisco-based Lyft announced early November it would cut 13% of its staff, or about 700 jobs.
Shortly after closing his $44 billion purchase of Twitter, Musk in early November cut around 3,700 employees. That's about half the staff. Twitter is based in San Francisco.
On Nov. 13, CNBC reported that Twitter terminated a large number of its contract workers according to internal communications viewed by the cable channel, all without giving full-time employees who worked with them any advanced notice.
Fintech company and San Francisco-based Chime laid off 12% of its workforce, or about 160 employees. The announcement was made in early November.
Coinbase is reportedly laying off 60 more workers. In June, the company announced it cut 18% of full-time jobs, translating to a reduction of around 1,100 people. Coinbase was based in San Francisco, but has since moved into a "remote first environment."
In October, Microsoft confirmed that it let go of less than 1% of employees. The cuts impacted fewer than 1,000 people, according to an Axios report which cited an unnamed person. Microsoft is based in Washington.
In July, Canada-based Shopify announced it laid off 1,000 workers, which equals 10% of its global employees.
In late August, Snap announced it laid off over 1,000 employees, which equates to 20% of its workforce. The social media company is based in Santa Monica.
Retail brokerage firm Robinhood cut 23% of its staff in August, after slashing 9% of its workforce in April. Robinhood is based in Menlo Park.
In June, Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote in an email to all employees that the company is cutting 10% of salaried workers. Tesla is based in Austin and has a manufacturing plant in Fremont.
Netflix announced two rounds of layoffs earlier this year. In May, the streaming service eliminated 150 jobs after Netflix reported its first subscriber loss in a decade. In late June, the Los Gatos-based company announced another 300 layoffs.