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

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

336120 2-1-08 3-17-08 2,500 27,500 77,500

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 75,600 90,000

Sutter Hospitals,
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
California Nurses Association
(Private Industry)

622110 3-21-08 3-30-08 4,000 24,000 24,000

University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, MI,
Graduate Employees Organization
(State Government)

611310 3-25-08 3-25-08 1,700 1,700 1,700

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

5,700 25,700

Stoppages in effect in month:   4

11,800 128,800

(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:

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Last Modified Date: February 12, 2009