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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, August 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

Hawker Beechcraft, Incorporated,
Wichita, Salina, KS,
International Association of Machinists, Local 733 and 2328
(Private Industry)

336411 8-4-08 8-28-08 5,200 98,800 98,800

Daughters of Charity Health System,
Service Employees International Union - United Health Care Workers West
(Private Industry)

622110 8-28-08 8-29-08 1,800 1,800 1,800

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

7,000 100,600

Stoppages in effect in month:   2

7,000 100,600

(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.


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

  • Detailed Monthly Listing, 2023 (XLSX)

Archive of historical files:

Work Stoppages home


Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009