US-based companies announced plans to cut 20,712 jobs from their payrolls in May of 2022, the lowest reading in three months. It is 15.8% lower than the 24,586 cuts announced in May of 2021. So far this year, employers announced plans to cut 100,694 job cuts, the lowest on record for the first five months of the year. Still, four industries saw more job cuts announced in May than in the previous four months of the year combined: technology (4,044, the highest since December of 2020); fintech (2,059); construction (817); and automotive (2,918). Meanwhile, employers in the US announced 126,083 hiring plans in May, primarily on plans from Ace Hardware to hire 40,000 associates and 7-Eleven, which plans to hire 60,000. So far this year, there were 612,686 hiring announcements, the second-highest January-May hiring total on record. source: Challenger, Gray and Christmas, Inc.
Challenger Job Cuts in the United States averaged 66840.15 Persons from 1994 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 671129 Persons in April of 2020 and a record low of 14875 Persons in November of 2021. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Challenger Job Cuts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Challenger Job Cuts - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.
Challenger Job Cuts in the United States is expected to be 30000.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Challenger Job Cuts is projected to trend around 55000.00 Persons in 2023, according to our econometric models.