July 28, 2010

Mass layoff initial claimants in manufacturing, June 2010

Initial claimants for unemployment insurance due to mass layoff events, selected manufacturing industries, June 2009 and June 2010
Manufacturing industry June 2009 June 2010

Transportation equipment

24,865 4,474

Machinery

14,644 2,329

Fabricated metal products

6,846 621

Primary metals

6,496 762

Computer and electronic products

6,145 654

Food

4,395 3,315

Electrical equipment and appliances

4,344 734

Plastics and rubber products

3,697 353

Wood products

2,435 2,012

Furniture and related products

2,337 1,560

Apparel

1,683 737

Nonmetallic mineral products

1,645 492

Textile mills

1,563 584

Printing and related support activities

1,552 878

Chemicals

1,013 375

Paper

968 382

These data featured in the TED article, Mass layoff initial claimants in manufacturing, June 2010.

 

 

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