Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, August 2011
Organizations involved and location Industry code (1) Beginning date Ending date Number of lost workdays Number of workers (4) Days idle
This month (2) Cumulative for this work stoppage (3) This month (5) Cumulative for this work stoppage (6)

American Crystal Sugar Company,
MN, IA, ND,
Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, Sugar Council
(Private Industry)

311313
8/1/2011
(7)
23
23
1,300
29,900
29,900

Verizon Communications,
East Coast States,
Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
(Private Industry)

517110
8/7/2011
8/20/2011
10
10
45,000
450,000
450,000

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

46,300
479,900

Stoppages in effect in month:   2

46,300
479,900

Footnotes:
(1) Industry code is from the 2007 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
(2) The length of the work stoppage during the month as measured in weekdays, Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and Federal holidays.
(3) The cumulative length of the work stoppage as measured in weekdays, Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and Federal holidays.
(4) The BLS rounds figures to the nearest 100. Companies and unions may have rounded the figures before providing BLS the data.
(5) Days idle during this month is measured by multiplying the number of lost workdays this month by the number of workers involved in the work stoppage.
(6) Cumulative days idle is measured by multiplying the cumulative number of lost workdays by the number of workers involved in the work stoppage.
(7) Ongoing work stoppage.

 

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Last Modified Date: February 10, 2012