November 13, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Extended mass layoffs, third quarter 2009

Extended mass layoff events and separations, first quarter 2005–third quarter 2009
Quarter Layoff events Separations

2005 I

1,142 186,506

2005 II

1,203 246,099

2005 III

1,136 201,878

2005 IV

1,400 250,178

2006 I

963 183,089

2006 II

1,353 295,964

2006 III

929 160,254

2006 IV

1,640 296,662

2007 I

1,110 225,600

2007 II

1,421 278,719

2007 III

1,018 160,024

2007 IV

1,814 301,592

2008 I

1,340 230,098

2008 II

1,756 354,713

2008 III

1,581 290,453

2008 IV

3,582 641,714

2009 I

3,979 705,133

2009 II

3,396 650,679

2009 III (p)

1,776 277,924

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Extended mass layoffs, third quarter 2009.

 

 

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