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November 19, 2008

Mass Layoff Statistics

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According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 1998-2008 layoff situation (all states, all industries) is the following:

Mass Layoff statistics 1998 - 2008

Mass Layoff statistics 1998 - 2008

November 17, 2008

TC: 13 Employees Laid Off At VoIP Startup Jaxtr

Techcrunch.com: “13 Employees Laid Off At VoIP Startup Jaxtr
Jaxtr, a startup that offers VoIP serivce as well as a social network, has laid off 13 of its employees and has been added to the layoff tracker. As of June 2008 the company had 35 employees (we’ve asked the company for the current count). Update: The company now has 30 full time employees.”

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Rumor: “Layoffs at LucasArts”

Sanstechnstuff.com says: “Though LucasArts has yet to confirm this, multiple sources are indicating that the company has in fact laid-off approximately 50-100 of its employees, including their vice president of Production Development, Peter Hirschmann.”

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