November 16, 2010

Over-the-year declines in extended mass layoffs

Extended mass layoff events, selected private nonfarm industries, third quarter, 2009 and 2010
Industry Layoff events
Third quarter 2009 Third quarter 2010(p)


584 249


353 202

Administrative and waste services

202 135

Transportation and warehousing

151 157

Accommodation and food services

102 81

Health care and social assistance

89 82

Retail trade

96 69

(p) Preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Over-the-year declines in extended mass layoffs.




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