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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, December 2019
Organizations involved and location Industry Industry code (1) Beginning date Ending date Number of lost workdays this month (2) Number of lost workdays, cumulative for this work stoppage (3) Number of workers (4) Days idle this month (5) Days idle, cumulative for this work stoppage (6)

Charter Communications,
NY, NJ
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3
(Private Industry)

Wired Telecommunications Carriers
517311
3/28/17
21
694
1,800
37,800
1,249,200

Asarco
AZ, TX
United Steelworkers District 12
(Private Industry)

Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining
212230
10/13/19
21
53
1,800
37,800
95,400

Kaiser Permanente
CA
National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW Local)
(Private Industry)

Offices of Physicians
621111
12/16/19
12/21/19
5
5
4,000
20,000
20,000

Harvard University
MA
Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers
(Private Industry)

Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
611310
12/3/19
12/31/19
20
20
2,400
48,000
48,000

Stoppages beginning in month:

2
6,400
68,000

Stoppages in effect in month:   

4
10,000
143,600

Footnotes:
(1) Industry code is from the 2017 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.

 

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

  • Detailed monthly listing, 2021 (XLSX)

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Last Modified Date: February 18, 2021