TheVoiceOfJoyce Why the 100,000’s of layoffs now, as the Holidays approach? Stanford doesn’t see an economic need for these layoffs. They began early 2022. Makes you wonder, do unemployment #’s reflect what’s happening in our Society? According to several economists, we don’t understand inflation, either. However, mass layoffs are occurring, Corporations continue to make profits, leaving the remaining workers, understaffed and overwhelmed, once again. We need a strong NLRB and their budget is slashed once again, with 53% more cases added. Now is the time to expand the NLRB , give Jennifer Abruzzo the 1000+ employees she needs and return Labors voice to the Corporate World.

After corporations complained of labor shortages through 2021 and 2022, several companies have shed workers in mass layoffs as 2022 comes to a close.

Job cuts in the US have risen this year, with a 6% increase for the first 11 months of 2022 in comparison to last year. In 2021, 320,173 of them had been announced, though job cuts are lower in the past two years than in the previous few decades.

Driving the increase in job cuts is the tech sector, as numerous high profile tech companies, including Facebook’s Meta, Twitter and Amazon, announced mass layoffs in recent weeks.

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