Jan 25, 2018 - Economy & Business

Companies announce layoffs alongside tax cut bonuses

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Comcast announced 100,000 bonuses of $1,000, while around 500 managers, supervisors, and salespeople were fired. AT&T announced 200,000 bonuses of $1,000, while laying off thousands. Walmart announced minimum hourly wage raises to $11, and offering $1,000 bonuses; on the same day it announced the lay off of "thousands of workers."

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