Recent layoffs could be a sign of lessons from the Great Recession

Andy Uhler Dec 4, 2018
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Recent layoffs could be a sign of lessons from the Great Recession

Andy Uhler Dec 4, 2018
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Companies are announcing layoffs for different reasons, including in the case of auto manufacturers, a changing business or product structure. But the layoffs could also be a sign that the Great Recession looms large.

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