Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2005
Action Layoff events Separations

I
2005

II
2005

III
2005

IV
2005

I
2005

II
2005

III
2005

IV
2005

Total, private nonfarm

1,142 1,203 1,136 1,400 186,506 246,099 201,878 250,178

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)

769 635 953 619 129,261 108,372 164,224 111,818

Total, movement of work(2)

71 73 68 65 13,980 12,040 15,578 12,051

Movement of work actions

90 98 83 92 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported

66 74 62 57 9,422 9,527 8,035 7,210

With separations unknown

24 24 21 35 (3) (3) (3) (3)

Footnotes:
(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.

Extended mass layoff events and separations, selected measures, 2004
Action Layoff events Separations

I
2004

II
2004

III
2004

IV
2004

I
2004

II
2004

III
2004

IV
2004

Total, private nonfarm

1,339 1,358 886 1,427 276,503 278,831 164,608 273,967

Total, excluding seasonal and vacation events(1)

980 787 695 760 213,031 151,447 133,322 144,108

Total, movement of work(2)

113 86 84 83 19,978 16,240 17,400 19,599

Movement of work actions

127 112 103 138 (3) (3) (3) (3)

With separations reported

117 82 88 95 16,674 11,098 13,999 13,351

With separations unknown

10 30 15 43 (3) (3) (3) (3)

Footnotes:
(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.