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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, June 2015
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)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation,
Texas City, TX,
United Steelworkers Union
(Private Industry) (7)

Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction
211111
2/1/2015
6/23/2015
17
100
1,100
18,700
322,100

Washington State Legislature,
WA,
Washington Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) (8)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
4/22/2015
6/3/2015
1
7
1,200
1,200
16,900

Stoppages beginning in month (8):

0
1,200
1,200

Stoppages in effect in month:

2
2,300
19,900

The number of workers and days idle have been combined and included as beginning in month for the ongoing work stoppage.

Footnotes:
(1) Industry code is from the 2012 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) This work stoppage was initially listed as part of Royal Dutch Shell Oil on February 1, 2015, ended on June 23, 2015, and the employees returned to work on July 6, 2015.
(8) Work stoppage exceeded 1,000 workers on 7 separate days from April 22nd through June 3rd. The work stoppage involved various statewide locations for one day each. The number of workers and days idle have been combined and included as beginning in month for the 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 10, 2016