Canadian Performing Arts Venues Hit With More Layoffs
TO Live, the Canadian agency that operates various arts venues, announced multiple layoffs amid widespread cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Already, 480 unionized, part-time, and casual staff employees were laid off or placed on temporary leave, and now, an addition 115 full-time positions have been affected, according to... Read more
Entertainment Giant AEG Reveals Layoffs Amid Pandemic
The world’s second-largest live entertainment giant, AEG Presents, has officially announced pay cuts across the company. According to a memo from CEO Jay Mariano, which was obtained by Variety, the company will implement a combination of layoffs, furloughs, and paycuts. The extent of the layoffs were unclear, though Marciano... Read more
Eventbrite Lays Off 45 Percent Of Workforce Amid Pandemic
Ticketing platform Eventbrite announced to its staff this week that it is laying off 45% of the company during the coronavirus pandemic, which includes many employees from its music division, Billboard reports. While coronavirus causes massive revenue cuts across the music industry, ticketing sites are doing whatever they can... Read more
Viagogo Announces Cuts To Ireland Staff
Business setbacks amid the coronavirus pandemic has forced Viagogo to make staffing changes. The European ticketing platform has put all employees at its customer service center in Limerick, Ireland on “protective notice” for a period of 30 days. The measure aims to reduce costs by switching select full-time employees... Read more
Endeavor Lays Off Staffers, Execs Forgo Pay
The coronavirus pandemic has forced major holding company Endeavor to make internal changes in order to keep business afloat. The California-based group has laid off roughly 250 workers so far in positions that cannot be held remotely, including restaurant, hotel and groundskeeping staff. Additional measures are expected to take... Read more
StubHub Lays Off More Than 100 California-Based Employees
StubHub has laid off more than 100 employees, according to multiple sources. The employees are based in California, where the eBay-owned secondary ticketmarketplace has its headquarters. BizJournals.com, which first reported the layoffs on Tuesday, indicated the number of impacted employees at 102, primarily in San Jose. A report by... Read more