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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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