Former NFL quarterback Steve Young was also laid off on Friday as part of job cuts by the network.
The organization let go of 155 employees just last year.
Copy desk to management: "You turned your backs on us."
In an industry that is constantly adapting and redefining the way news is gathered and disseminated, what happens when an employee falls victim to one of these layoff announcements? According to one of New York's leading employment lawyers, a whole lot. And it doesn't have to be all bad.