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Monday, October 26, 2009

Non-Manufacturing Layoffs Continue to Rise

In the most recent Mass Layoff (i.e. an action involving the layoff of at least 50 persons from a single employer) release, we see a bifurcation between manufacturing and all other positions. While it appears that manufacturing mass layoffs are coming off highs, which results in the downturn of overall claims due to mass layoffs, mass layoffs from non-manufacturers have increased in recent months (i.e. the blue).

Source: BLS