Mass Layoff Statistics

Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2013
Action Layoff events Separations

I2013(p)

I2013(p)

Total, private nonfarm
914 154,374

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
661 111,986

Total, movement of work(2)
21 3,421

Movement of work actions
30 (3)

With separations reported
19 1,572

With separations unknown
11 (3)
(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.
(p) = preliminary.
Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2012
Action Layoff events Separations

I2012

II2012

III2012

IV2012(r)

I2012

II2012(r)

III2012(r)

IV2012(r)

Total, private nonfarm
1,294 1,959 1,124 2,123 246,956 385,983 199,781 424,492

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)
969 1,134 908 1,272 192,632 223,162 164,667 274,306

Total, movement of work(2)
34 42 32 36 5,294 9,012 4,387 8,616

Movement of work actions
48 56 44 52 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported
37 30 23 30 2,787 3,750 1,752 3,886

With separations unknown
11 26 21 22 (3) (3) (3) (3)
(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.
(r) = revised.

Last Modified Date: May 13, 2013

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