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Work Stoppages

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.
(8) The work stoppage concluded on February 14, 2019 at 6 a.m.
(9) Estimates are based on employee data for participating counties from the Kentucky Department of Education reports, see https://education.ky.gov/districts/FinRept/Pages/School%20District%20Personnel%20Information.aspx.
(10) Estimates are based on employee data for participating counties from the West Virginia Department of Education reports, see https://wvde.us/finance-and-administration/school-finance/data.
[r] Revised.

 

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

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2019

160,500
69,000

Stoppages in effect in month:   

6
126,300
67,200
22,900

Stoppages beginning in month:

5
22,900
22,900
1
1
2/28/19
611110
5,100

Kentucky State Legislature,
KY,
Kentucky Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) (10)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
5,100
1,700
3
3
2/26/19
336510
13,800

Wabtec Corp.,
Erie, PA,
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE) Local 506, 618
(Private Industry)

Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
13,800
2,300
6
6
2/21/19
611110
72,800

Oakland Unified School District,
Oakland, CA,
Oakland Education Association
(Local Government)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
72,800
36,400
2
2
2/20/19
2/19/19
611110
11,700

West Virginia Legislature,
WV,
West Virginia Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) (9)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
11,700
3,900
3
3
2/14/19
2/11/19
611110
871,200

Denver Public Schools,
Denver, CO,
Denver Classroom Teachers Association
(Local Government) (8)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
34,200
1,800
484
19
3/28/17
517311
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, February 2019 [r]
Organizations involved and locationIndustryIndustry code (1)Beginning dateEnding dateNumber 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