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Hospital Unemployment, Layoffs Steady in 2010
Health Leaders Media

The nation’s hospitals reported 10 “mass layoffs” of 50 or more employees in September, and the pace of these job cuts in 2010 lags slightly behind the record 152 mass layoffs in 2009, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show.

In the first nine months of 2010, there have been 112 mass layoffs at hospitals, averaging more than 12 mass layoffs each month. At this pace, hospitals would record 149 mass layoffs in 2010.