Los Angeles employers say they plan modest hiring during the first quarter of next year, according to a survey to be released Tuesday from Manpower Inc.
The Milwaukee staffing giant’s quarterly survey of employers in Los Angeles and Orange counties found that 15 percent plan to increase staff, 6 percent plan layoffs and 78 percent plan to keep staffing levels constant.
The hiring figure is a slight drop from three months ago, when 17 percent of employers planned to hire more workers in the fourth quarter. It’s also down from 17 percent a year ago.
But in a good sign, the layoff figure was also down substantially from three months ago, when 13 percent of employer respondents said they would decrease staff levels during the fourth quarter.View Article