Mass Layoff Statistics

Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2007
Action Layoff events Separations

I 2007

II 2007

III 2007

IV 2007

I 2007

II 2007

III 2007

IV 2007

Total, private nonfarm
1,110 1,421 1,018 1,814 225,600 278,719 160,024 301,592

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
849 772 800 1,062 186,345 123,843 119,663 171,808

Total, movement of work(2)
70 65 63 69 11,438 11,352 12,367 11,302

Movement of work actions
86 89 87 90 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported
61 66 60 66 8,467 7,401 7,159 7,152

With separations unknown
25 23 27 24 (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, 2006
Action Layoff events Separations

I 2006

II 2006

III 2006

IV 2006

I 2006

II 2006

III 2006

IV 2006

Total, private nonfarm
963 1,353 929 1,640 183,089 295,964 160,254 296,662

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
715 750 752 943 141,448 139,737 132,563 167,130

Total, movement of work(2)
53 72 58 69 10,519 16,610 12,840 15,782

Movement of work actions
80 103 72 94 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported
51 66 49 66 7,080 9,674 6,820 10,462

With separations unknown
29 37 23 28 (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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