Some asked if there are statistics below the state level on mass layoffs as defined by Bureau of Labor Statistics?
Here's an answer, provided by one of our Data Detectives:
They aren’t precise statistics, but the New York State Labor Department features on its website significant business expansions and contractions, as reported in local media.
Go to: labor.ny.gov/stats/index.shtm.
Click on “Regional Data” on the left hand side.
Choose your area of interest.
Some regions will have a section called employer or firm “expansions and contractions.”
It is in narrative form with statistics cited, but the information is by no means neat and tidy.