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When it comes to layoffs do you think parents are considered safe because they have mouths to feed or it doesn’t matter?

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I don’t think anyone is safe

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Does. Not. Matter.

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It shouldn’t matter.

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Sorry to be heartless but that really wouldn’t be fair...layoffs suck and yes they’re different from firings but the people who get laid off and the people who stay should still be the people who deserve it. Why should I be punished because I don’t have kids?

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You think an agency gives a f*ck if you have kids? Oh man.

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People with kids are more expensive for companies health insurance. First on chopping block

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I actually think we prefer letting parents go.

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Not safe at all. I have begged to keep a sole income mom who worked for me who I was forced to lay off. Agencies have no heart.

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Agencies have no souls

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Doesn’t matter and why should it? If their work is subpar compared to a childless person, why would I keep the parent?

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When lay offs were coming and i wanted to go freelanced - i volunteered to save my friend who was probably gonna be the one, his account was the one that was lost. He had 2 kids about to go to college and a wife with a really low paying job It worked. To this day, I don’t know if he knows.

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definitely does not matter

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We had Christmas layoffs, only the people with kids got layed off.

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No one cares about your kids sorry

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Not if I don’t like you or think you add value.

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No one considers parents or your obligations

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I’ve seen parents laid off (moms) with the justification that the dad works so it’s ok

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Watched my mom get laid off so many times as a kid. I’m one of 5 and one of my siblings is disabled. My mom was also a single parent. It does not matter.

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