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Monthly Mass Layoff Statistics

New York State Mass Layoff Events and Initial Claimants for Unemployment Insurance,
October 2008 to Present (not seasonally adjusted)
DateTotalPrivate NonfarmManufacturing
EventsInitial ClaimantsEventsInitial ClaimantsEventsInitial Claimants
2008
January 152 18,636 148 16,620 14 2,210
February 42 5,912 42 5,912 8 704
March 29 3,436 29 3,436 3 520
April 64 7,539 60 6,878 6 889
May 95 9,613 94 9,526 5 758
June 38 3,445 38 3,445 3 183
July 103 10,764 98 10,000 12 1,160
August 94 10,760 92 10,415 8 1,123
September 36 2,905 35 2,838 5 400
October 54 4,725 51 4,315 10 865
November 79 7,366 73 6,566 20 1,704
December 111 10,511 109 10,281 13 1,392
2009
January 279 31,893 272 31,305 33 3,115
February 82 8,927 80 8,209 21 1,653
March 70 6,974 69 6,918 20 2,471
April 182 24,349 177 23,849 13 1,193
May 112 10,762 106 9,950 26 2,948
June 83 7,681 83 7,681 17 1,993
July 126 11,886 117 10,959 13 1,346
August 106 11,405 103 10,742 10 1,078
September 58 4,424 56 4,276 9 854
October 68 6,961 66 6,807 20 2,224
November 75 6,281 67 5,345 11 711
December 126 12,704 122 11,901 13 1,085
2010
January 236 28,309 231 27,877 24 3,150
February 52 6,833 51 6,209 7 635
March 60 6,046 58 5,718 15 1,599
April 114 15,919 111 15,618 8 1,046
May 67 6,338 63 5,894 8 551
June 50 5,201 46 3,972 5 346
July 201 23,920 186 22,330 15 2,337
August 59 5,547 58 5,393 5 490
September 52 5,499 46 3,754 -(2) -(2)
October 61 5,443 56 4,986 9 832
November 54 4,471 51 4,303 3 201
December 115 12,383 111 11,958 12 1,895
2011
January 207 24,950 194 22,994 18 1,425
February 45 4,161 42 3,949 9 732
March 49 5,159 47 4,991 7 615
April 153 22,636 150 21,663 3 229
May 56 4,743 53 4,533 9 893
June 55 5,185 52 4,904 4 255
July 142 14,892 112 9,647 10 1297
August 71 7,506 70 7,445 -(2) -(2)
September 91 7,664 86 7,314 9 1,012
October 49 5,484 45 3,822 11 938
November 61 5,520 55 4,992 9 577
December 117 11,498 115 11,339 13 1,101
2012
January 166 17,607 158 16,785 8 789
February 91 8,124 88 7,913 8 631
March 54 5,226 52 5,078 5 432
April 152 22,367 148 19,918 9 1,084
May 65 6,199 64 6,133 5 425
June 99 10,248 94 9,768 5 618
July 101 16,306 81 14,536 8 1,065
August 99 12,317 97 11,463 11 918
September 46 4,140 46 4,140 5 473
October 48 4,202 43 3,840 9 995
November 230 25,548 202 20,903 14 1,690
December 100 9,853 98 9,742 6 483
2: Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.

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