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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