Berkshire Hathaway has increased its workforce by 12,000 employees and even recovered some jobs lost during the Covid pandemic.
This is a rise from 360,174 at the end of 2020.
The company owns units with large workforces like Fruit of the Loom underwear, McLane food delivery, Clayton Homes, and a number of energy businesses.
Billionaire owner Warren Buffett is set to reveal more about the firm’s performance at the end of February, when the company releases its end-of-year results.
Experts believe the full-year operating profit will be larger than the $24.8 billion high of 2018.
Profit in 2020 was $21.9 billion.
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