July 23, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Mass layoffs in June 2012

Mass layoff events, seasonally adjusted, June 2009–June 2012
Month Mass layoff events

Jun 2009

2,466

Jul 2009

2,186

Aug 2009

2,340

Sep 2009

2,261

Oct 2009

1,969

Nov 2009

1,757

Dec 2009

1,719

Jan 2010

1,707

Feb 2010

1,631

Mar 2010

1,676

Apr 2010

1,637

May 2010

1,608

Jun 2010

1,695

Jul 2010

1,519

Aug 2010

1,588

Sep 2010

1,510

Oct 2010

1,654

Nov 2010

1,592

Dec 2010

1,477

Jan 2011

1,536

Feb 2011

1,434

Mar 2011

1,275

Apr 2011

1,548

May 2011

1,600

Jun 2011

1,513

Jul 2011

1,562

Aug 2011

1,551

Sep 2011

1,447

Oct 2011

1,335

Nov 2011

1,332

Dec 2011

1,384

Jan 2012

1,434

Feb 2012

1,293

Mar 2012

1,273

Apr 2012

1,388

May 2012

1,380

Jun 2012

1,317

These data are featured in the TED article, Mass layoffs in June 2012.

 

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