Planned Job Cuts Hits 20-Month Low

Chicago, IL, Sept. 6, 2012 -- Planned firings fell for the third straight month in August, according to consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Employers said in August that they planned to cut 32,239 jobs, down 37% from last year, and down 12.5% from July. That marks a 20-month low.

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