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Mass Layoff Statistics
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MLS News Releases

In May, 1,301 mass layoff actions affected 127,821 workers

06/21/2013

In May, employers took 1,301 mass layoff actions involving 127,821 workers. Mass layoff events increased by 102 from April, and associated initial claims increased by 10,972. This news release is the final publication of monthly mass layoff survey data.
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In 1st quarter 2013, 914 extended mass layoff events affected 154,374 workers

05/13/2013

In the first quarter of 2013, 914 extended mass layoff events involved 154,374 worker separations, both measures down from first quarter 2012 levels.
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