[Marxism] Layoffs

S. Artesian sartesian at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 22 13:58:22 MDT 2009


The latest Mass Layoffs news release 
(http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/mmls.pdf) 

was issued today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Highlights are below.
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In September, employers took 2,561 mass layoff actions
involving 248,006 workers. Mass layoff events decreased by
129 and associated initial claims by 11,301 from August.
Year-to-date events and initial claims reached new program
highs at 23,745 and 2,410,208, respectively




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