Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2011
Action Layoff events Separations

I
2011

II
2011

III
2011

IV
2011

I
2011

II
2011

III
2011

IV
2011

Total, private nonfarm

1,490 1,810 1,393 1,903 225,456 317,546 235,325 334,383

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)

1,099 1,037 1,090 1,085 169,991 165,829 185,231 198,708

Total, movement of work(2)

50 42 38 36 10,789 6,922 6,911 6,513

Movement of work actions

74 50 53 56 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported

34 25 31 26 5,951 3,293 3,443 2,183

With separations unknown

40 25 22 30 (3) (3) (3) (3)

Footnotes:
(1) The questions on movement of work were not asked of employers when the reason for layoff was either seasonal work or vacation period.
(2) Movement of work can involve more than one action.
(3) Data are not available.

Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2010
Action Layoff events Separations

I
2010

II
2010

III
2010

IV
2010

I
2010

II
2010

III
2010

IV
2010

Total, private nonfarm

1,870 2,008 1,370 1,999 314,512 381,622 222,357 338,643

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)

1,452 1,207 998 1,173 245,887 210,491 169,744 201,165

Total, movement of work(2)

72 56 51 50 11,491 10,987 7,553 9,073

Movement of work actions

101 74 75 68 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported

67 47 41 46 5,949 4,677 3,574 4,422

With separations unknown

34 27 34 22 (3) (3) (3) (3)

Footnotes:
(1) The questions on movement of work were not asked of employers when the reason for layoff was either seasonal work or vacation period.
(2) Movement of work can involve more than one action.
(3) Data are not available.

Last Modified Date: November 8, 2012