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Friday, July 05, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of June 29, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on June 29, 2024:

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Predicted: 235,000

  • Actual: 238,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 234,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 238,500

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Tuesday, July 02, 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for May 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for May 2024 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 8,000,000
  • Actual:   8,140,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 7,919,000

  • One Year Previous: 9,311,000

  • Change from one year previous: -12.58% (-1,171,000)


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HIRES: 5,756,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -6.73% (-415,000)

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QUITS: 3,459,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -13.72% (-550,000)


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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES: 1,654,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: +8.03% (+123,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,422,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -7.25% (-424,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."

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CHART: Number of Jobless People per Job Opening - MAY 2024 UPDATE
CHART: Number of Jobless People
per Job Opening
MAY 2024 UPDATE

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Friday, June 07, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of June 1, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on June 1, 2024:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 229,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 221,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 222,250

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Thursday, May 30, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of May 25, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on May 25, 2024:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 219,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 216,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 222,500

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Friday, May 10, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of May 4, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on May 4, 2024:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 231,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 209,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 215,000

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Wednesday, May 01, 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for March 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for March 2024 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 8,500,000
  • Actual:   8,488,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 8,813,000

  • One Year Previous: 9,623,000

  • Change from one year previous: -11.79% (-1,135,000)


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HIRES: 5,500,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -7.64% (-455,000)

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QUITS: 3,329,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -12.6% (-480,000)


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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES: 1,526,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: -16.38% (-299,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,200,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -12.12% (-717,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."

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CHART: Number of Jobless People per Job Opening - MARCH 2024 UPDATE
CHART: Number of Jobless People
per Job Opening
MARCH 2024 UPDATE

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Friday, April 26, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of April 20, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on 
April 20, 2024:

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Predicted: 210,000

  • Actual: 207,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (unrevised): 212,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 213,250

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Friday, March 22, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of March 16, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on March 16, 2024:

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Predicted: 210,000

  • Actual: 210,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 212,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 211,250

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Wednesday, March 06, 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for January 2024

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for January 2024 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 8,800,000
  • Actual:   8,863,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 8,889,000

  • One Year Previous: 10,425,000

  • Change from one year previous: -15.0% (-1,562,000)


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HIRES: 5,687,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -10.78% (-687,000)

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QUITS: 3,385,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -12.8% (-497,000)


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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES: 1,572,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: -15.85% (-296,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,341,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -11.23% (-676,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."


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CHART: Number of Jobless People per Job Opening - JANUARY 2024 UPDATE
CHART: Number of Jobless People
per Job Opening
JANUARY 2024 UPDATE

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Friday, February 23, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of February 17, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on February 17, 2024:

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Predicted: 215,000

  • Actual: 201,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 213,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 215,250

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Thursday, February 08, 2024

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of February 3, 2024

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on February 3, 2024:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 218,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 227,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 212,250

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Friday, November 17, 2023

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of November 11, 2023

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on November 11, 2023:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 231,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 218,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 220,250

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Friday, November 10, 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for September 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for September 2023 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 9,400,000
  • Actual:    9,553,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 9,497,000

  • One Year Previous: 10,854,000

  • Change from one year previous: -11.99% (-1,301,000)


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HIRES: 5,871,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -5.7% (-355,000)

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QUITS: 3,661,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -9.94% (-404,000)


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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES: 1,517,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: +5.64% (+81,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,530,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -4.82% (-280,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."


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CHART: Job Openings Rate - September 2023 UPDATE
CHART: Job Openings Rate
 September 2023 UPDATE

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New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of November 4, 2023

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on November 4, 2023:

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Predicted: 220,000

  • Actual: 217,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 220,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 212,250

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Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for August 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for August 2023 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 9,500,000
  • Actual:    9,610,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 8,920,000

  • One Year Previous: 10,198,000

  • Change from one year previous: -5.77% (-588,000)


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HIRES: 5,857,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -9.59% (-621,000)

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QUITS: 3,638,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -14.24% (-604,000)


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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES:  1,680,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: +3.26% (+53,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,676,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -9.1% (-568,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."


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CHART: Job Openings Rate -  August 2023 UPDATE

CHART: Job Openings Rate
 August 2023 UPDATE

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Friday, September 29, 2023

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of September 23, 2023

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on September 23, 2023:

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Predicted: 210,000

  • Actual: 204,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 202,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 211,000

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of September 16, 2023

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on September 16, 2023:

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Predicted: 225,000

  • Actual: 201,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 221,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 217,000

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) for July 2023

Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS*) for July 2023 was released by the Labor Department this morning:

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Job Openings

Predicted: 9,500,000
  • Actual:    8,827,000
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  • Previous Month (revised): 9,165,000

  • One Year Previous: 11,380,000

  • Change from one year previous: -22.43% (-2,553,000)


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HIRES: 5,773,000

HIRES vs. 12 Months Previous: -8.94% (-567,000)

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QUITS: 3,549,000

QUITS vs. 12 Months Previous: -11.63% (-467,000)

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LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES: 1,555,000 

LAYOFFS + DISCHARGES vs. 12 Months Previous: +3.87% (+58,000)

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TOTAL SEPARATIONS §: 5,483,000

TOTAL SEPARATIONS vs. 12 Months Previous: -6.5% (-381,000)

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§ = Here's How The Labor Department Defines Total Separations:


"Total separations includes quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations. Total separations is referred to as turnover. Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Therefore, the quits rate can serve as a measure of workers’ willingness or ability to leave jobs. Layoffs and discharges are involuntary separations initiated by the employer. Other separations includes separations due to retirement, death, disability, and transfers to other locations of the same firm."


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CHART: Job Openings Rate - July 2023 UPDATE
CHART: Job Openings Rate
 July 2023 UPDATE

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Thursday, August 24, 2023

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of August 19, 2023

Jobless Claims
Jobless Claims


Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on August 19, 2023:

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Predicted: 235,000

  • Actual: 230,000
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The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Previous Week (revised): 240,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 236,750

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Thursday, July 06, 2023

Challenger Report on Corporate Layoffs for June 2023

Earlier today, the global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc. released its report on Corporate Layoffs for June 2023:

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Job Cuts Announced During June 2023: 40,709

  • Previous month: 80,089
  • Change from previous month: -49.17% (-39,380)
  • Change from one year previous: +25.19% (8,192)

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If corporate layoffs are high, consumer spending may decline, since there would be fewer people with steady jobs.

When corporate layoffs are low, this can mean that the job market is relatively tight, which can be a harbinger of wage inflation.
 

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Challenger Report on Corporate Layoffs for June 2023 - Technology Jobs Cuts

Challenger Report on Corporate Layoffs
Technology Jobs Cuts
 June 2023 UPDATE

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