Browsing: Job cuts

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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Employers announced plans to cut 28,307 jobs in July, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the lowest monthly total since November 2016. July’s announced cuts were 9% lower than June’s. The month’s figure was 37.6% lower than July 2016. The retail sector continues to lead the way in job cuts, with

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Employers announced plans to cut 51,692 jobs in May, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. May’s announced cuts were 41% more than April’s. The month’s figure was 71% higher than May 2016. The retail sector continues to lead the way in job cuts, with 55,910 so far this year. This is

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Employers announced plans to cut 36,602 jobs in April, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. April’s announced cuts were 15% less than March’s. The month’s figure was 43% lower than April 2016. The retail sector continues to lead the way in job cuts, with 50,133 so far this year. This is

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Employers announced plans to cut 43,310 jobs in March, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. March’s announced cuts were 17% more than February’s. The month’s figure was 2% lower than March 2016. The retail sector has led the way this year in job cuts, with 38,464 so far this year. This

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 39,957 jobs in February, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. February’s announced cuts were 19% less than January’s. The month’s figure was 40% lower than February 2016. The retail sector once again led the way in job cuts, announcing 11,889 layoffs. The industry continues to move

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Employers announced plans to cut 45,934 jobs in January, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. January’s announced cuts were 37% higher than December’s. However, the month’s figure was 39% lower than January 2016. The steepest job cuts for the year occurred in the retail sector, which announced 22,491 layoffs. These accounted

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 33,627 jobs in December, according to a report issued by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. December’s announced cuts were 25% higher than November’s. For the year, employers have announced 526,915 job cuts, down 12% from 2015. The steepest job cuts for the year occurred in the energy sector, which announced 107,714

Economy

Employers announced plans to cut 30,740 jobs in October, according to a report issued by Challenger Gray & Christmas. October’s announced cuts were 31% lower than September’s. Year-to-date, employers have announced 466,352 job cuts, down 14% from the first 10 months of 2015. “One might be inclined to speculate that the impending election might be

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Employers announced plans to cut 44,324 jobs in September, according to a report issued by Challenger Gray & Christmas. September’s cuts were 38% higher than August’s. Employers have announced 435,612 job cuts through the first nine months of 2016, down 12% from a year ago. “Heavy job cutting in the energy sector defined the first