Table 6. Industry distribution: Extended mass layoff events and separations associated with the movement of work, selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

Table 6. Industry distribution: Extended mass layoff events and separations associated with the movement of work,
selected quarters, 2012 and 2013

							       Layoff events                            Separations

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

      Total, private nonfarm (1) ................       34           36           21         5,294         8,616         3,421

    Mining ......................................        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Utilities ...................................        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Construction ................................        -          (2)            -             -           (2)             -
    Manufacturing ...............................       20           13           11         3,092         2,590         1,764
         Food ...................................        4            3          (2)           712           398           (2)
         Beverage and tobacco products ..........        -            -            -             -             -             -
         Textile mills ..........................        -          (2)            -             -           (2)             -
         Textile product mills ..................        -            -            -             -             -             -
         Apparel ................................        -            -            -             -             -             -
         Leather and allied products ............        -            -          (2)             -             -           (2)
         Wood products ..........................      (2)            -            -           (2)             -             -
         Paper ..................................      (2)            -          (2)           (2)             -           (2)
         Printing and related support activities       (2)            -            -           (2)             -             -
         Petroleum and coal products ............        -            -            -             -             -             -
         
         Chemicals ..............................      (2)          (2)          (2)           (2)           (2)           (2)
         Plastics and rubber products ...........        4          (2)          (2)           529           (2)           (2)
         Nonmetallic mineral products ...........        -            -            -             -             -             -
         Primary metals .........................      (2)          (2)            -           (2)           (2)             -
         Fabricated metal products ..............        -            -            -             -             -             -
         Machinery ..............................      (2)            -          (2)           (2)             -           (2)
         Computer and electronic products .......      (2)          (2)          (2)           (2)           (2)           (2)
         Electrical equipment and appliances ....        -          (2)          (2)             -           (2)           (2)
         Transportation equipment ...............        3          (2)          (2)           607           (2)           (2)
         Furniture and related products .........      (2)            -            -           (2)             -             -
         Miscellaneous manufacturing ............      (2)          (2)            -           (2)           (2)             -

    Wholesale trade .............................      (2)            5            -           (2)           815             -
    Retail trade ................................      (2)            5          (2)           (2)           584           (2)
    Transportation and warehousing ..............      (2)          (2)          (2)           (2)           (2)           (2)
    Information .................................      (2)          (2)          (2)           (2)           (2)           (2)
    Finance and insurance .......................        5            3          (2)           (2)           484           (2)
    Real estate and rental and leasing ..........        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Professional and technical services .........      (2)          (2)          (2)           (2)           (2)           (2)
    Management of companies and enterprises .....      (2)            -          (2)           (2)             -           (2)
    Administrative and waste services ...........        -            3          (2)             -         1,720           (2)
    Educational services ........................        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Health care and social assistance ...........        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Arts, entertainment, and recreation .........        -            -            -             -             -             -
    Accommodation and food services .............      (2)          (2)            -           (2)           (2)             -
    Other services, except public administration         -            -            -             -             -             -

    Unclassified ................................        -            -            -             -             -             -
                                                                                                                               

   1 See footnote 1, table 1.
   2 Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
   r = revised.
   p = preliminary.    
   NOTE: Dash represents zero.



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