Answered By: Bobray Bordelon Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017 Views: 51
See Plant Closing News (2003-2014).
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS)
Collects reports on mass layoff actions that result in workers being separated from their jobs. Monthly mass layoff numbers are from establishments which have at least 50 initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) filed against them during a 5-week period. Extended mass layoff numbers (issued quarterly) are from a subset of such establishments—where private sector nonfarm employers indicate that 50 or more workers were separated from their jobs for at least 31 days.
The program was eliminated on September 30, 2013 because of budget cuts.
Contains the BLS non-seasonally adjusted data annually and quarterly with SIC and NAICS codes, by state or for the total USA, for layoff events, separations, total initial claimants, and percent of total.
Daily Labor Report 1996+
News coverage of key employment-related developments.
- Choose the Advanced Search screen.
- Choose the Topic field and enter the phrase plant closings in the search box.
- Click Add to Search button, then Search button.
- You can also use the term layoffs in the Topic field.
Chat with a Librarian
Text a Librarian
Text (609) 277-3245 to get live help on your mobile phone (available the same hours as the Chat service)
Email a Librarian
Call a Librarian
Call (609) 258-5964 to speak to a reference librarian during most open hours of the Libraries.