Layoffs Rise 68 Percent in April

U.S. companies' planned layoffs jumped 68 percent in April from the prior month to the highest since September 2006, pointing to further deterioration in the labor market, a report showed on Thursday. Full Story »

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Tish Grier
2.8
by Tish Grier - Oct. 1, 2008

Very basic, very general overview of the lay-off situation. Rather than being the fault of the reporter (sloppy writing) it could, perhaps be more of an issue with an editor, who may have chopped the story down to its perceived essential elements. The sound-byte quality of the story makes it feel like a great deal of information has been left out of the story.

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