Red Cross Overhaul, Job Cuts Aim To Bolster Work

Red Cross job cuts
Red Cross job cuts

By David Crary and Margery Beck

For the American Red Cross, it has been a doubly challenging year.

While coping with a relentless series of natural disasters, the organization has carried out a nationwide overhaul that slashed more than 1,500 jobs, pared down many local offices, and left some former loyalists with badly bruised feelings.