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Daily RedAlert - 2/3/23

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US job growth unexpectedly surges in January as economy adds 517,000 new positions - Fox Business

“Employers added 517,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department said in its monthly payroll report released Friday, easily topping the 185,000 jobs forecast by Refinitiv economists. It marked the best month for job creation since July.”

Majority of workers regret quitting during 'great resignation' - Fox Business

“About 80% of professionals who left their jobs last year believe they made a mistake, findings from a Paychex study show.”

Home Depot co-founder blames ‘woke diversity’ for businesses failing to ‘hit the bottom line’ — here are 3 stock picks you shouldn't snooze on if you agree - Yahoo Finance

“After a rant on the rise of socialism and “lazy” workers in the United States, Home Depot’s 93-year-old co-founder Bernie Marcus has now taken aim at ‘woke’ business leaders.”

Some Salesforce employees just found out they’re part of the 10% layoff announced last month - Tech Crunch

“The overall number of approximately 7,000 people announced at the beginning of January remains unchanged, according to the company. ‘These are part of the reductions we announced in January,’ a company spokesperson told TechCrunch.”

Shaping law to build a more just economy - Harvard Law Today

“The newly inaugurated Center for Labor and a Just Economy represents an evolution forward for the Labor and Worklife Program, which was originally founded in 2002. In that previous incarnation, the center racked up a host of accomplishments, including the 2018 launch of its ‘Clean Slate for Worker Power’ program, an ambitious effort to fix a broken system of labor laws.”

RedBalloon in the News

Just how big is this jobs report? - CNN Business

"’Clearly, those who want to work are able to find a job in this economy. How does a recession happen when everyone has a job?’ — Andrew Crapuchettes, CEO, RedBalloon.”

The US economy added 517,000 new jobs in January, much more than expected - CNN Espanol

"’Clearly, those who want to work can find a job in this economy. How does a recession happen when everyone has a job?’ said Andrew Crapuchettes, CEO of RedBalloon.”

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