An Unexpected Wave of Layoffs Now Hits Florida For 2024

An unexpected wave of layoffs now hits Florida for 2024 as more businesses file WARN notices advising of upcoming job cuts.

As of the time of this publications, Florida is in the lead of having the most layoffs in the US for the new year so far.

As of January 16, there have been a total of 963 layoffs in Florida across 10 businesses.

Texas comes close in second place with 926 layoffs so far.

Last year, California led the number of layoffs in the country.

Layoffs in Florida 2024.
Layoffs in Florida 2024.

Below is a list of businesses that have filed WARN notices advising of upcoming layoffs in Florida for 2024:

  • Fanatics, LLC. 218 job cuts by 4/01/2024.
  • G2 Secure Staff. 130 job cuts by 3/04/2024.
  • GDI Services. 306 job cuts by 3/05/2024.
  • Percepta. 98 job cuts by 3/29/2024.
  • West Fraser, Inc. 79 job cuts by 3/19/2024.
  • GDI Services. 132 job cuts by 3/05/2024.
  • Lost Boys Interactive, LLC. 6 job cuts by 3/15/2024.

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Three massive restaurant chains now begin closing locations as executives state plunging sales are the primary blame.

TGI Friday’s, Chili’s, and Hooters, are closing a total of 38 locations nationwide, reports The-Sun.

Bosses have cited a slump in sales as a reason for the closures, but some customers blame other issues.

TGI Fridays shocked the restaurant business earlier this month when it announced the closure of 36 locations nationwide.

The decision affects restaurants in 12 different states, including seven locations in New Jersey, six in Massachusetts, and five in New York.

President and COO of TGI Fridays Ray Risley described the closures as “opportunities to optimize and streamline our operations” in a press release.

Many of the restaurants have already closed, with signs on the doors informing customers that their old eatery is now gone.

Meanwhile, competitor Chili’s has closed down one restaurant this month.

Diners enjoyed their last meals at the location in the Arboretum shopping center in Charlotte, North Carolina on January 9.

The reason for the closure has been attributed to an expiring lease, a spokesperson for the restaurant chain told the Charlotte Observer.

But locals on a Reddit community for Charlotte have said the location was repeatedly understaffed.

“Not surprising,” wrote one former customer.

“Randomly stopped at this location a few months ago… they were turning people away at the door because the only wait staff they had was the bartender.”

The “breastaurant” industry is not immune to closures either, as Hooters in Lafayette, Louisiana, suddenly closed down this week.

The shutdown was completely out of the blue, with employees showing up to work on Tuesday, January 9 only to find out they no longer had a job.

One employee told local ABC affiliate KATC: “Managers didn’t mention anything.

“As far as I know, our managers didn’t know about the situation. It was a complete shock.”

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