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Table 9. Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 9. Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

                                                 Layoff events                                Separations               
                Action                                                                                                  
                                            I           IV           I               I              IV              I   
                                          2012        2012r        2013p           2012           2012r           2013p 

Total, private nonfarm (1) .........     1,294        2,123          914         246,956         424,492         154,374

    Total, excluding seasonal
        and vacation events (2) ....       969        1,272          661         192,632         274,306         111,986

        Total, movement of work (3)         34           36           21           5,294           8,616           3,421
                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                        
             Movement of work
               actions .............        48           52           30             (4)             (4)             (4)
                  With separations
                    reported .......        37           30           19           2,787           3,886           1,572
                  With separations
                    unknown ........        11           22           11             (4)             (4)             (4)

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   2 The questions on movement of work were not asked of employers when the reason for layoff was either seasonal work
or vacation period.
   3 Movement of work can involve more than one action.
   4 Data are not available.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary. 



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