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U.S. mass layoffs decreased in August

Employers took 1,546 mass layoff actions in August that resulted in the separation of 150,192 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Each action involved at least 50 persons from a single employer. The number of mass layoff events in August decreased by 63 from ...

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U.S. mass layoffs increased in June

Employers took 1,647 mass layoff actions in June that resulted in the separation of 145,538 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The number of mass layoff events in June increased by 235 from the prior month, and the number of associated initial claims increased ...

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Mass layoffs fall at record pace

Employers initiated 1,564 mass layoff events in the first quarter of 2010 that resulted in the separation of 221,150 workers from their jobs for at least 31 days, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Both events and separations decreased by record amounts from the same period a year earlier, when layoffs and associated separated ...

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U.S. mass layoffs continue to fall

Employers initiated 2,043 mass layoff events in the fourth quarter of 2009 that resulted in the separation of 321,569 workers from their jobs for at least 31 days, according to preliminary figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of fourth quarter 2009 events decreased from last year, following 12 consecutive quarters of over-the-year increases. A year ...

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Mass layoffs hit 18-month low

Employers took 1,726 mass layoff actions in December that resulted in the separation of 153,127 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The number of mass layoff events in December decreased by 87 from the prior month, and the number of associated initial claims decreased ...

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Mass layoffs hit year-plus low

Employers took 1,797 mass layoff actions in November that resulted in the separation of 165,346 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The number of mass layoff events in November decreased by 330 from the prior month, and the number of associated initial claims decreased ...

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