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  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: Mid-Year Layoff Review

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] We’re not doing This Week in Layoffs this week, as it was a triple witching day – end of week, end of month and […]

    65 Comments / / Jul 6, 2009 at 10:00 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 06.29.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Forgive us for sounding like a broken record. There are only so many ways to say the same thing about US unemployment: the rate […]

    9 Comments / / Jun 29, 2009 at 10:03 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 06.22.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Let’s all move to Nebraska! In a week in which unemployment was up in 48 out of 50 states (plus DC), Nebraska’s unemployment dropped […]

    34 Comments / / Jun 22, 2009 at 9:58 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 06.13.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] That’s it? We’re looking for that one perfect week of no layoffs and we lose it to a Tennessee firm and two UK firms? […]

    56 Comments / / Jun 13, 2009 at 1:40 PM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 06.06.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] In perhaps an overabundance of exuberance for even the faintest glimmer of good news, media are celebrating the May unemployment report. The 345,000 jobs […]

    145 Comments / / Jun 6, 2009 at 10:40 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 05.30.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Alright, this is getting ridiculous. Last week, no real layoffs until Ropes & Gray got busted doing stealth layoffs at 11:00 on Friday morning. […]

    108 Comments / / May 30, 2009 at 4:25 PM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 05.25.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] No! So close! We had this whole piece written on the optimistic assumption that this would be the first full week without a layoff […]

    61 Comments / / May 25, 2009 at 3:15 PM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 05.15.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] As usual, we start with the big-picture number, and once again, it’s not good. Initial jobless claims were up to 637,000 last week, from […]

    165 Comments / / May 16, 2009 at 1:34 PM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 05.11.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Indulge us at Law Shucks for a brief editorial. Two recent tragedies compel us to provide some context. We don’t write this series and […]

    42 Comments / / May 11, 2009 at 10:01 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 05.02.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Happy International Workers’ Day, comrades! In light of the scarcity of jobs, we expect few lawyers will be taking to the streets to protest […]

    107 Comments / / May 2, 2009 at 1:45 PM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 04.25.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] First time jobless claims ticked back up again last week, up 27,000 to 640,000, continuing the 12-week run of record number of people staying […]

    67 Comments / / Apr 25, 2009 at 1:15 PM
  • Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 04.04.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Unemployment hit a 25-year high in February, reaching 8.5%, and the legal industry isn’t immune. Fortunately, April hasn’t gotten off to the roaring start […]

    159 Comments / / Apr 4, 2009 at 8:55 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 03.28.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Things are either quieting down or it’s just the calm before the storm. We suspect the latter. Although there were more people laid off […]

    165 Comments / / Mar 28, 2009 at 5:18 AM
  • Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 03.21.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] For the first time this year, we had three consecutive business days without any major firms announcing layoffs. As in Erich Maria Remarque’s novel, […]

    162 Comments / / Mar 21, 2009 at 3:06 PM
  • Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 03.14.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] The trend for this week is returning to the well. We’re seeing a number of firms that have had previous layoffs trimming further. White […]

    349 Comments / / Mar 14, 2009 at 4:07 PM
  • Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 03.07.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Lawshucks. Lawshucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Turns out last week was just a break in the storm. When “only” 560 people in major firms lost their job, we thought it was a […]

    511 Comments / / Mar 7, 2009 at 11:37 AM

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