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June, 1985, Vol. 108, No. 6
Displaced workers of 1979-83:
how well have they fared?
Senior economist, Division of Data Development and Users' Services, Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
A total of 5.1 million had worked at least 3 years before being let go because of plant closings or job cuts; about 3.1 million had become reemployed by January 1984, although often earning less than in their previous jobs.
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