Historical Business Closings and Permanent Layoffs

Collection and maintenance of the Announced Business Closings and Permanent Layoffs data was discontinued in May of 2013. To download an archive of the historical data please click on the download button below. Alternatively, you can view the most recent Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) report here.

These data are derived from a statewide survey of newspaper accounts of closings and layoffs, and from information supplied to the Department of Commerce by the employing units experiencing the closings/layoffs. THE DATA ARE NOT COMPREHENSIVE AND DO NOT MEET THE LABOR & ECONOMIC ANALYSIS DIVISION STANDARDS FOR ACCURACY. Staff in the Department of Commerce neither analyzes nor evaluates the accuracy of these reports.

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