Was your business affected by winter weather this month? See what our readers had to say and weigh in with your comments.
Here we present the results of the Feb. 23
estimate that between 90,000 and 150,000 jobs could be lost in February due to
snow keeping workers home and businesses being shuttered. Was your business
affected by the unusual weather this month?
Open, but business
Open, but with limited
Closed for one day or
two days. Difficulty making shipments and receiving orders due to availability
of trucks and traffic delays.”
“We closed for one day, because I wouldn't park our car outside
with the temperature below zero for part of the day.”
“Snow directly affected over-the-road access to our facilities.
This resulted in late arrival or no-show for employees and late or no-shows for
our materials transporters. Snow looks best on a postcard.”
UPDATE: The Associated Press
reports that snow-related layoffs have resulted in a jump in new unemployment benefit
Read the full articlehere.