Posts Tagged ‘ BLS ’

6.1 Million Workers Displaced From Jobs Held at Least Three Years

Aug 31st, 2012

From January 2009 through December 2011, 6.1 million workers were displaced from jobs they had held for at least three years, reported the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This was down from 6.9 million for the survey period covering January 2007 to December 2009. In January 2012, 56 percent of workers displaced from 2009-11 [...]

BLS Reports Mass Layoffs in December Increases 52 Percent from November

Jan 30th, 2012

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that employers took 1,384 mass layoff actions in December involving 145,648 workers, seasonally adjusted, as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month. Each mass layoff involved at least 50 workers from a single employer. The report notes that mass layoff events in December [...]