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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, April 2008
Organizations involved and location Industry code (1) Beginning date Ending date Number of workers (2) Days idle this month Days idle, cumulative for this work stoppage

American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.,
Cheektowaga, Tonawanda, NY; Detroit, Hamtramck, Three Rivers, MI;
United Auto Workers International Union, Local 235, 262, 424, 846, 2093
(Private Industry)

336350 2-26-08 (3) 3,600 79,200 169,200

General Motors Corporation,
Lansing, MI,
United Auto Workers International Union, Local 602
(Private Industry)

336111 4-17-08 (3) 2,300 23,000 23,000

Stoppages beginning in month: 1

2,300 23,000

Stoppages in effect in month:   2

5,900 102,200

(1) Industry code is from the 2007 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
(2) The BLS rounds figures to the nearest 100. Companies and unions may have rounded the figures before providing BLS the data.
(3) Ongoing work stoppage.


Access the following tables containing data on work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers:

  • Detailed Monthly Listing, 2023 (XLSX)

Archive of historical files:

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Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009