Mass Layoff Statistics

Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2005
Action Layoff events Separations

I 2005

II 2005

III 2005

IV 2005

I 2005

II 2005

III 2005

IV 2005

Total, private nonfarm
1,142 1,203 1,136 1,400 186,506 246,099 201,878 250,178

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
769 635 953 619 129,261 108,372 164,224 111,818

Total, movement of work(2)
71 73 68 65 13,980 12,040 15,578 12,051

Movement of work actions
90 98 83 92 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported
66 74 62 57 9,422 9,527 8,035 7,210

With separations unknown
24 24 21 35 (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, 2004
Action Layoff events Separations

I 2004

II 2004

III 2004

IV 2004

I 2004

II 2004

III 2004

IV 2004

Total, private nonfarm
1,339 1,358 886 1,427 276,503 278,831 164,608 273,967

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
980 787 695 760 213,031 151,447 133,322 144,108

Total, movement of work(2)
113 86 84 83 19,978 16,240 17,400 19,599

Movement of work actions
127 112 103 138 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported
117 82 88 95 16,674 11,098 13,999 13,351

With separations unknown
10 30 15 43 (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.

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