Yahoo Layoffs Top 1,000 Employees in U.S.


Yahoo layoffs may top 1,000 employees before the U.S. mass layoff ends.

When 50 or more new claims for unemployment benefits are received from one company in a month, government statisticians designate it a mass layoff.

If the layoff lasts more than 31 days, it's called an extended mass layoff. This one? Massive.

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Signs of the subprime times we live in.

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