The Recent Dip In Layoffs May Not Last

Does the recent deceleration in announcements of permanent staff cuts by major corporations signal a winding down of the long travail of corporate restructuring? Dan Lacey, editor of the newsletter Workplace Trends, which monitors such announcements, is dubious. He notes that "last year, staff cutting also tapered down in June, only to explode after the July Fourth holiday and gain strength through the year."

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