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August 13, 2010

Extended mass layoffs, second quarter 2010

Extended mass layoff events and separations, first quarter 2006—second quarter 2010
Quarter Layoff events Separations

2006 I

963 183,089

2006 II

1,353 295,964

2006 III

929 160,254

2006 IV

1,640 296,662

2007 I

1,110 225,600

2007 II

1,421 278,719

2007 III

1,018 160,024

2007 IV

1,814 301,592

2008 I

1,340 230,098

2008 II

1,756 354,713

2008 III

1,581 290,453

2008 IV

3,582 641,714

2009 I

3,979 705,141

2009 II

3,395 651,318

2009 III

2,034 345,531

2009 IV

2,416 406,212

2010 I

1,870 313,660

2010 II(p)

1,851 338,064

Footnotes:
(p) Preliminary

These data featured in the TED article, Extended mass layoffs, second quarter 2010.