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