What are you willing to do to avoid layoffs?
Jul 10, 2024

What are you willing to do to avoid layoffs?

Would you work weekends? Make a longer commute? Even take a pay cut? Some workers say they would.

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What would you do to try and avoid a layoff?

Jul 10, 2024
Even with a comparatively low unemployment rate, layoffs are rising. A new survey lays out some of the sacrifices workers are willing to make to avoid that fate.
Between 30% to 40% of workers would be willing to take a demotion or a pay cut, make a longer commute or be relocated to avoid layoffs.
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Jett Holden, a Black, gay country artist, finally finds a home at Black Opry Records

Jul 10, 2024
When Beyoncé conquered Billboard’s top country albums chart with Cowboy Carter, it threw a brighter spotlight on other Black artists who’ve been shut out of country success — including Holden.
Country musician Jett Holden at the CMA Fest 2024 in June in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC