Layoff Alert '12: More Losses To Come On The Street

Wall Street layoffsOn Tuesday, RBS announced that 600 positions would be become redundant by the end of the year, a cost-cutting tactic in response to new British regulations.

Unfortunately, more bad news for financial service professionals is on the way.

Bank of America is now cutting managers in its wealth-management division, according to Bloomberg. It is unclear how many of the 40 managers will go. But the move is part of Project New BAC, Brian Moynihan’s program to make Bank of America more efficient and cut its annual budget by as much as $3 billion.

Swiss Bank Union Bancaire Privee is cutting 100 jobs, most of them in Zurich, as part of a planned restructuring, Reuters reports.

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About Beth Connolly

Beth Connolly is Head Editor, Writer, and Marketing Coordinator at the Compliance Exchange and the Wall Street Job Report. She tweets @Bethconnolly and shares her love of the good writing life at her blog, When Nutmeg Met Basil. A graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, she works in Manhattan and calls Astoria home.

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