Annual Tech Sector Job Cuts


Despite how it may feel,
the technology industry shed a relatively smaller number of jobs nationwide in
2009, compared with the years 2001-’02, after the collapse of the dot-com
economy. By contrast, the number of mass layoffs reported in Washington state
(those with 50 or more jobs cut at once, in any sector) reached a 10-year high
in 2009.


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