In the United States, the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is now damaging employment. Proof of it, the American Cancer Society who has long criticized the vape before retracting should soon cut 1000 jobs.
The American Cancer Society, it'she largest non-governmental supporter of cancer research in the United States. Regarding the vape, in 2016, it accused the e-cigarette degrade air quality and potentially cause cancer before changing your tune. In 2018, the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society shyly positioned in favor of vaping to fight against smoking.
Today, ACS is facing major financial difficulties following the new coronavirus pandemic still underway. As a result, the latter announced the dismissal of 1000 employees last Thursday in order to reduce its overall budget.
«The pandemic has dramatically reduced our fundraising revenues and forced us to take significant savings. The American Cancer Society is cutting its overall budget by about 30%, with cuts in staff costs. Unfortunately, this included the layoffs of around 1 employees nationwide ", The statement said.
According to an annual financial report for 2018, The American Cancer Society raised $ 728 million in public contributions, 24% of which came from Relay For Life events. This year, ACS projects a minimum deficit of $ 200 million. Also in 2018, ACS invested $ 147 million in cancer research and $ 269 million in patient support while providing resources such as education on prevention, treatment and early detection of cancer. Cancer.