2910, 2020

COVID-19: Impact on Washington Co. Labor Market

By |October 29th, 2020|

Have Massive Layoffs Relieved Labor Force Worries? The Short Answer is…Not Really. “With Covid-19 related layoffs in the market I can certainly take labor force issues off my plate of worries…” Not so fast, my friend. Massive layoffs certainly occurred and continue in some market segments, but nationwide, initial jobless claims have been trending downward since April and online job postings recently rose 18% above their pre-Covid average. In the past 30 days [...]