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Table 7. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) who lost full-time wage and salary jobs and were reemployed in January 2014 by industry of lost job and characteristics of new job

Table 7. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) who lost full-time wage and salary jobs and were reemployed in January
2014 by industry of lost job and characteristics of new job
(In thousands)
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                                                     Reemployed in January 2014                       
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                                                     Wage and salary workers                          
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                Full time                             
                                                                                                               Self-  
  Industry and class of worker of lost job                                                                    employed
                                               Total                  Earnings relative to those of lost job    and   
                                                       Part                                                    unpaid 
                                                       time                                                    family 
                                                              Total      20      Below,   Equal or     20     workers 
                                                               (2)    percent     but      above,   percent           
                                                                      or more  within 20    but     or more           
                                                                       below    percent  within 20   above            
                                                                                          percent                     
                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                      
    Total who lost full-time wage and salary                                                                          
     jobs (3)...............................   2,220     259   1,783      392       299       468       294       178 
Agriculture and related industries wage and                                                                           
   salary workers...........................       8       2       6        -         2         1         -         - 
Nonagricultural industries wage and salary                                                                            
   workers..................................   2,185     254   1,753      392       292       464       288       178 
                                                                                                                      
  Private nonagricultural wage and salary                                                                             
   workers..................................   2,077     236   1,673      367       278       453       268       167 
        Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas                                                                            
         extraction.........................      43       -      36       10         2        11         9         6 
        Construction........................     244      14     205       56        19        55        44        24 
        Manufacturing.......................     418      36     356       82        78        70        49        26 
             Durable goods..................     279      25     240       44        62        51        35        13 
             Nondurable goods...............     139      10     116       37        16        19        13        13 
        Wholesale and retail trade..........     258      28     200       52        35        49        28        30 
        Transportation and utilities........      99       5      86       32        12        12        11         8 
        Information.........................      87      17      65        8         5        27         9         4 
        Financial activities................     164       5     141       32        40        35        18        18 
        Professional and business services..     324      44     263       45        32        91        44        17 
        Education and health services.......     236      44     173       23        32        59        38        19 
        Leisure and hospitality.............     139      34      98       26         8        26        17         8 
        Other services......................      65       7      51        2        15        18         2         6 
                                                                                                                      
  Government wage and salary workers........     108      18      79       25        15        11        20        10 
     
   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2011 and
December 2013 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their positions
or shifts.
   2 Includes about 330,000 persons who did not report earnings on lost job.
   3 Includes a small number who did not report industry.
   NOTE: Dash represents or rounds to zero.



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Last Modified Date: August 26, 2014
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