December 30, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Mass layoff events and initial claims decrease in November

Mass layoff events and initial claimants for unemployment insurance, November 2007ľNovember 2009, seasonally adjusted
Month Mass layoff events Initial claimants for unemployment insurance benefits

Nov 2007

1,352 143,419

Dec 2007

1,469 145,916

Jan 2008

1,476 149,068

Feb 2008

1,669 183,038

Mar 2008

1,585 161,497

Apr 2008

1,344 135,352

May 2008

1,701 180,558

Jun 2008

1,717 174,748

Jul 2008

1,535 152,499

Aug 2008

1,887 188,951

Sep 2008

2,290 240,721

Oct 2008

2,204 230,330

Nov 2008

2,333 225,639

Dec 2008

2,275 226,117

Jan 2009

2,227 237,902

Feb 2009

2,769 295,477

Mar 2009

2,933 299,388

Apr 2009

2,712 271,226

May 2009

2,933 312,880

Jun 2009

2,763 279,231

Jul 2009

2,157 206,791

Aug 2009

2,690 259,307

Sep 2009

2,561 248,006

Oct 2009

2,127 217,182

Nov 2009

1,797 165,346

These data featured in the TED article, Mass layoff events and initial claims decrease in November.

 

 

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