Planned Job Cuts Decline in February
NY, March 6, 2015—Planned job cuts declined slightly in February, as U.S. based
employers announced workforce reductions totaling 50,579, 5% fewer than the
53,041 in January, according to the report on monthly job cuts released
Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas,
Inc., says StreetInsider.
total was up 21% from a year ago, when employers announced 41,835 job cuts
during the month.
the third consecutive monthly job-cut total that exceeded the comparable
announced 103,620 planned layoffs through the first two months of 2015, which
is up 19% from the 86,942 job cuts recorded during the same period in 2014,