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Companies Promising Bonuses After GOP Tax Cuts Surprise Employees With Layoffs Instead

Companies Promising Bonuses After GOP Tax Cuts Surprise Employees With Layoffs Instead
Updated 5 months ago

While boasting of hefty employee bonuses following the GOP tax cuts, at least two companies were simultaneously planning to lay off workers en masse. Sickeningly, Comcast did it right before Christmas, laying off some 500 sales employees. Another giant, AT&T, is getting rid of thousands of workers.

Twitter was outraged, but not terribly surprised:

But some weren't buying that the layoffs were connected to the tax cut or bonuses:

With Comcast and AT&T dominating the market, some people predict a lack of consumer recourse: 

Remember trickle down economics and how well it doesn't work?