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Table 3. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by whether they received written advance notice, reason for job loss, and employment status in January 2020

Table 3. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by whether they received written advance notice, reason for job loss, and employment status in January 2020
(Numbers in thousands)
Characteristic Total Percent distribution by employment status
Total Employed Unemployed Not in labor
force

Total

Total, 20 years and over(2)

2,672 100.0 70.1 12.4 17.5

Received written advance notice

1,254 100.0 67.8 13.1 19.1

Did not receive written advance notice

1,377 100.0 72.9 11.8 15.3

Plant or company closed down or moved

Total, 20 years and over(2)

1,084 100.0 69.9 11.7 18.4

Received written advance notice

646 100.0 69.4 13.5 17.1

Did not receive written advance notice

415 100.0 73.1 8.3 18.5

Insufficient work

Total, 20 years and over(2)

621 100.0 73.7 8.4 17.9

Received written advance notice

183 100.0 68.1 5.0 26.9

Did not receive written advance notice

431 100.0 76.4 10.0 13.7

Position or shift abolished

Total, 20 years and over(2)

967 100.0 67.9 15.7 16.4

Received written advance notice

425 100.0 65.4 15.9 18.7

Did not receive written advance notice

532 100.0 69.9 16.0 14.2

(1) Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2017 and December 2019 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their positions or shifts.
(2) Includes a small number who did not report information on advance notice.
NOTE: Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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Last Modified Date: August 27, 2020