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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, July 2018
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
339
1,800
37,800
610,200

National Grid
MA,
United Steelworkers, Local 12003 and 12012
(Private Industry)

Natural Gas Distribution
221210
6/25/18
21
26
1,200
25,200
31,200

University of Vermont Medical Center
Burlington, VT,
Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals Local 5221
(State Government)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622210
7/12/18
7/13/18
2
2
1,800
3,600
3,600

Rhode Island and Hasbro Children's Hospital
Providence, RI,
United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098
(Private Industry) (8)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622210
7/23/18
7/27/18
5
5
2,400
12,000
12,000

Stoppages beginning in month:

2
4,200
15,600

Stoppages in effect in month:   

4
7,200
78,600

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.
(8) All workers were included for the work stoppage beginning and ending at 3:00 p.m. based on 24 hour business operations.

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