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August 13, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Extended mass layoffs in the second quarter of 2009

Extended mass layoff events in the private nonfarm economy, 2nd quarter of each year, 1995-2009
Year Events

1995 II

1426

1996 II

1130

1997 II

1303

1998 II

1333

1999 II

1194

2000 II

1055

2001 II

1828

2002 II

1624

2003 II

1799

2004 II

1358

2005 II

1203

2006 II

1353

2007 II

1421

2008 II

1756

2009 II (p)

2994

Footnotes:
(p) The second quarter 2009 figure is preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Extended mass layoffs in the second quarter of 20099.

 

 

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