NEW YORK: Three top-five agencies made further layoffs last week.
Burson-Marsteller laid off 30 employees, reaching across all practice
areas, with 13 infrastructure employees and 17 client services staffers
Several executive-level employees were among those affected by the
Burson-Marsteller laid off 5% of its workforce in November 2000. In
April 2001, 20 employees were laid off following the loss of the Sun
Microsystems account, valued at over $12 million.
Hill & Knowlton has also made an additional 23 cuts in its New York
workforce from the media, corporate, and consumer marketing
Meanwhile, Edelman made a further 10 cuts in its New York office
following the departure of global tech practice chair Miller Bonner.