MacroEdge Research Highlights National Labor Market Softening with Over 255,000 Job Cuts in Q1, Echoing Sector-Wide Softening Trends

MIAMI, FL, April 12, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — MacroEdge Research, a leading provider of economic and labor market research, has released its latest findings, showcasing a noticeable softening in the labor market from the first quarter of the year through the present. According to MacroEdge’s data, there were 255,100 job cuts recorded in the first quarter, closely aligning with figures from the leading labor market data firm, Challenger, which reported 257,200 job cuts in the same period. This parallel in data reinforces MacroEdge Research’s perspective on the weakening labor market conditions.

Our comprehensive analysis reveals a concerning trend in the employment sector, with the national unemployment rate experiencing a noticeable increase. MacroEdge’s ‘Unemployment Radar’ indicates that 25 states are currently facing a labor market downturn, signaling widespread labor market challenges across the country.

MacroEdge Research continues to monitor these trends closely, providing businesses, policymakers, and investors with accurate and timely data to make informed decisions. As the labor market landscape evolves, MacroEdge remains committed to delivering insights that matter to the economic and financial communities.

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