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Workers 3X More Likely to Get Fired
in Private Sector Than in Gov´t

Cybercast News Service, by Ali Meyer

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/8/2014 10:13:07 PM

The chance of being fired from a private-sector employer is more than three times as high than being fired from a government job, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS defines a layoff as “a separation of an employee from an establishment that is initiated by the employer; an involuntary separation; a period of forced unemployment.” The BLS provides two metrics to explain layoffs and discharges: by either counting the number of layoffs and discharges, or calculating the layoff and discharge rate, which is simply the number of terminations as a percentage of the total

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fishermanswife, 8/8/2014 10:41:57 PM     (No. 9958681)

Duh! And we paid government workers to discover this? WTP have known this for half a century, at least. Unfortunately we haven´t addressed the problem. Clearly!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/8/2014 11:09:57 PM     (No. 9958701)

That sounds awfully low to me. Are they sure they didn´t mean THIRTY-three?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 8/9/2014 1:09:01 AM     (No. 9958788)

I didn´t know a government worker could be fired. Probably dismissed because they were found out to be Republicans.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/9/2014 3:53:30 AM     (No. 9958827)

Private sectors workers are 300 more likely to be doing something worthwhile.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/9/2014 3:55:03 AM     (No. 9958828)

grrr the ldot software eats certain character combinations. That was "3000 x", not 300



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