JPMorgan plans to put off 63 staff in Jersey Metropolis By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An indication of JP Morgan Chase Financial institution is seen in entrance of their headquarters tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky/File Photograph

By Nupur Anand

(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:) plans to put off 63 staff in Jersey Metropolis, New Jersey, in response to a Employee Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) issued on Tuesday.

The job cuts will happen in September, in response to the discover.

The whole workforce of JPMorgan, the most important U.S. lender, stood at 296,877 on the finish of the primary quarter, up 8% from a 12 months earlier, in response to a submitting.

“This impacts a small variety of native staff and we’re working laborious to redeploy them. Our technique has not modified and we run the corporate to take a position via the cycle. We’re constructing for the long-term and can proceed to put money into recruiting, coaching and know-how,” JPMorgan mentioned in a press release, including the layoffs had been a part of its common evaluate.

The financial institution mentioned it has 560 positions open in New Jersey and is engaged on redeploying those affected by the job cuts. It deploys 12,000 folks in New Jersey.

A WARN, which is remitted by U.S. labor regulation, requires corporations with 100 or extra staff to offer 60 days’ advance notification of plant closings and mass layoffs.

In Could, JPMorgan was shedding 500 staff throughout numerous departments. It additionally laid off almost 1,000 First Republic Financial institution (OTC:) staff after it acquired the failed financial institution earlier this 12 months.

The biggest lender within the U.S. additionally reduce almost 40 funding banking jobs final month after a droop in dealmaking exercise.

Rivals Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:) and Citigroup (NYSE:) have additionally laid off funding bankers as uncertainty weighs on financial exercise.

(This story has been corrected to make clear that the details about 500 layoffs was from a supply, not from the financial institution, in paragraph 7)


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