Skip to comments.U.S. planned layoffs jump in August: Challenger
Posted on 09/05/2013 5:20:30 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms surged in August to their highest in half a year, with industrial goods manufacturers the hardest hit, a report on Thursday showed.
The August job cuts were up 57 percent from the same time a year ago. For 2013 so far, employers have announced 347,095 job losses, close to the 352,185 that were seen in the first eight months of last year.
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Looks like the 0Bama Summer of Wreckovery 2013 is a success...
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