Celebrating Black History Month
Very thankful layoffs are not directly related to Black History Month, but it is a terrible month to experience that type of departure from the workplace as an African American. However, any month is a terrible time to experience a Lay Off, regardless of skin color.
Layoffs have fallen disproportionately on Black workers. In December 2020, 18% of people who sought unemployment aid were black, even though African Americans make up 13.5% of the workforce, according to the Federal Rese