Last month had the fewest layoffs in 13 years

David Brancaccio Jan 9, 2014
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Last month had the fewest layoffs in 13 years

David Brancaccio Jan 9, 2014
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The official unemployment report for December comes out tomorrow. But there’s already one sign that tomorrow’s numbers will be more good news than bad. The outplacement and career firm Challenger, Grey and Christmas said this morning that layoff announcements are down. John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Grey and Christmas, discusses his firm’s findings with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio. Click the audio player above to listen.

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