April 13, 2010

Collective Bargaining Disputes in 2009

Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers beginning in 2009
Organizations involved Number of workers

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and American Federation of Teachers


Interior Demolition Contractors Association and Laborers International Union of North America


Kent Public School District, Kent, WA and Kent Education Association


Bell Helicopter Textron Incorporated and United Auto Workers


Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and Transport Workers Union


These data featured in the TED article, Collective Bargaining Disputes in 2009.




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