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

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers,
Writers Guild of America West, Writers Guild of America East
(Private Industry)

512110 11-5-07 2-12-08 10,500 84,000 714,000

Volvo Trucks North America,
Dublin, VA,
United Auto Workers International Union, Local 2069
(Private Industry)

336120 2-1-08 (3) 2,500 50,000 50,000

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 14,400 14,400

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

6,100 64,400

Stoppages in effect in month:   3

16,600 148,400

(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:

Work Stoppages home


Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009