Table 3. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) by whether they received written advance notice, reason for job loss, and employment status in January 2016

Table 3.  Long-tenured displaced workers(1) by whether they received written advance notice, reason for job loss, and
employment status in January 2016
(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                     
                                                                         Percent distribution by employment status   
                                                                                                                     
                     Characteristic                          Total                                                   
                                                                         Total      Employed   Unemployed  Not in the
                                                                                                          labor force
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                          TOTAL                                                                                      
                                                                                                                     
    Total, 20 years and over (2).........................     3,191      100.0        65.5        15.9        18.6   
Received written advance notice..........................     1,424      100.0        63.3        16.9        19.8   
Did not receive written advance notice...................     1,716      100.0        67.5        14.7        17.8   
                                                                                                                     
          Plant or company closed down or moved                                                                      
                                                                                                                     
    Total, 20 years and over (2).........................     1,192      100.0        64.0        14.7        21.3   
Received written advance notice..........................       712      100.0        63.7        15.9        20.4   
Did not receive written advance notice...................       468      100.0        65.2        11.5        23.3   
                                                                                                                     
                    Insufficient work                                                                                
                                                                                                                     
    Total, 20 years and over (2).........................       816      100.0        64.7        19.3        16.0   
Received written advance notice..........................       231      100.0        56.8        24.2        19.0   
Did not receive written advance notice...................       568      100.0        67.5        17.2        15.3   
                                                                                                                     
               Position or shift abolished                                                                           
                                                                                                                     
    Total, 20 years and over (2).........................     1,183      100.0        67.5        14.9        17.6   
Received written advance notice..........................       481      100.0        66.0        14.7        19.3   
Did not receive written advance notice...................       681      100.0        69.1        14.9        16.0   

   1 Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2013 and
December 2015 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their positions
or shifts.
   2 Includes a small number who did not report information on advance notice.



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