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Job Losses Hit Grim Milestone

Posted on AllSides April 4th, 2024
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March's government job cuts are at their highest since September 2011, with layoffs hitting the U.S. Army and the Veterans Affairs offices amid job losses across different industries in the country, according to data from job search and coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

In March, government agencies cut more than 36,000 jobs, with 10,000 layoffs coming from Veterans Affairs while the Army cut 24,000 roles. Overall, employers eliminated more than 90,000 positions last month, a 7 percent increase from February.

In the first quarter of 2024, employers said...

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