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  • Quarterly Mass Layoff Statistics

    New York State Selected Measures of Extended Mass Layoff Activity
    PeriodMass
    Layoff Events
    SeparationsInitial Claimants
    2005
    Quarter 1: January - March 138 20,281 22,234
    Quarter 2: April - June 93 18,595 17,226
    Quarter 3: July - September 94 14,146 15,771
    Quarter 4: October - December 118 17,543 20,080
    2006
    Quarter 1: January - March 98 12,148 18,521
    Quarter 2: April - June 108 18,799 26,422
    Quarter 3: July - September 93 10,936 14,563
    Quarter 4: October - December 105 13,690 19,966
    2007
    Quarter 1: January - March 53 6,615 6,592
    Quarter 2: April - June 77 11,049 18,145
    Quarter 3: July - September 135 24,583 23,233
    Quarter 4: October - December 106 17,570 19,864
    2008
    Quarter 1: January - March 78 13,084 12,880
    Quarter 2: April - June 70 14,492 12,901
    Quarter 3: July - September 118 27,856 22,463
    Quarter 4: October - December 147 30,582 31,868
    2009
    Quarter 1: January - March 213 41,333 39,321
    Quarter 2: April - June 162 31,222 33,175
    Quarter 3: July - September 154 28,216 26,172
    Quarter 4: October - December
    166 24,798 31,394
    2010
    Quarter 1: January - March 155 22,599 27,111
    Quarter 2: April - June 119 18,769 22,231
    Quarter 3: July - September 230 32,885 41,037
    Quarter 4: October - December 138 18,928 27,772
    2011
    Quarter 1: January - March 122 14,498 21,178
    Quarter 2: April - June 97 12,986 22,128
    Quarter 3: July - September 120 13,919 19,424
    Quarter 4: October - December 133 13,400 27,228
    2012
    Quarter 1: January - March(r) 90 12,896 16,346
    Quarter 2: April - June(r) 107 18,861 18,676
    Quarter 2: July - September(p) 95 14,566 17,046
    Quarter 4: October - December(p) 131 19,698 18,190
    (p) = preliminary.
    (r) = revised.
    Source: New York State Department of Labor, Bureau of Research and Statistics.

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