Browsing: Job cuts

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 37,202 jobs in June, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. June’s announced cuts were 18% above May’s figure and 19.6% above last June’s. The retail sector continued to shed jobs, cutting 3,750 in June. Year-to-date cuts are 21.5% higher than this period last year when 60,127

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Employers announced plans to cut 31,517 jobs in May, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. May’s announced cuts were 12.6% below April’s and 4.8% lower than last May’s. The retail sector led the way, cutting 4,946 jobs in May. Year-to-date cuts are 49.8% higher than this period last year when 55,910

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Employers announced plans to cut 36,081 jobs in April, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. April’s announced cuts were 40.2% below March’s and 1.4% lower than last April’s. The retail sector led the way, cutting 7,844 jobs in April. This is 28.4% higher than the same period last year. The energy

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Employers announced plans to cut 60,357 jobs in March, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. March’s announced cuts were 71.0% more than February’s and 39.4% higher than last March’s. It was the highest total since April 2016, when 64,141 job cuts were announced. The retail sector led the way, cutting 35,042

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Employers announced plans to cut 35,369 jobs in February, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. February’s announced cuts were 20.0% less than January’s and 4.3% lower than last February’s. The retail sector led the way, cutting 6,106 jobs in February. This is 60.3% higher than the same period last year. The

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Employers announced plans to cut 44,653 jobs in January, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. January’s announced cuts were 37.7% more than December’s and 2.8% less than last January’s. The retail sector led the way, cutting 15,378 jobs in January. This is 31.6% higher than the same period last year. The

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 32,423 jobs in December, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. December’s announced cuts were 7.8% lower than November’s and 3.6% less than last December’s. In 2017 418,770 job cuts were announced, 20.5% lower than the announced cuts in 2016. This was the lowest annual total since

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 35,038 jobs in November, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. November’s announced cuts were 17% higher than October’s and 30% higher than last November’s. So far this year, 386,347 job cuts have been announced, 22% lower than the announced cuts through November 2016. The retail sector

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Employers announced plans to cut 29,831 jobs in October, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. October’s announced cuts were 3% lower than September’s. The month’s figure was 25.0% lower than October 2016. So far this year, 351,309 job cuts have been announced, the lowest ten-month total since 1997. The retail sector

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 33,346 jobs in September, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. September’s announced cuts were 4.4% lower than August’s. The month’s figure was 27.0% lower than September 2016. The retail sector continues to lead the way in job cuts, with 71,057 so far this year. This is

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