The Downturn by the Numbers Layoff Report Highest Since 9-11

By Staff Report

Oct. 30, 2008

1. Seasonally adjusted.
2. Cutting 25 percent or 5,000 white-collar jobs; 1,825 factory jobs. Some corporate cuts shown are worldwide and will be made over extended period.
Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics; news reports; Bloomberg (unemployment forecast.)

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