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Table 11. Summary of employer expectations of a recall from extended mass layoffs, private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 11. Summary of employer expectations of a recall from extended mass layoffs, private nonfarm sector, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

                                  Percent of total layoff events (1)      Percent of layoff events             Percent of layoff events,   
                                                                            due to seasonal work                 excluding those due to    
    Nature of recall                                                         and vacation period              seasonal and vacation period 

                                   I          IV            I              I          IV         I              I           IV          I  
                                 2012r      2012r         2013p          2012r      2012r      2013p          2012r       2012r       2013p

Anticipate a recall .....        48.5        62.0          49.3          85.8        92.0       85.0          35.9         42.0        35.7

         Timeframe                                                                                                                         

Within 6 months .........        51.2        67.4          56.1          73.8        85.8       77.7          33.0         40.3        36.4
      Within 3 months ...        36.0        31.1          42.1          46.2        32.6       57.7          27.9         29.0        28.0

         Size of recall

At least half ...........        57.3        69.9          57.0          87.5        90.0       81.4          33.0         40.3        34.7
      All workers .......        19.8        31.7          18.4          34.8        43.7       30.7           7.8         14.0         7.2

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary.



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