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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, March 2019
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 3/28/2017 [7] 21 504 1,800 37,800 907,200

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

Elementary and Secondary Schools 611110 2/21/2019 3/1/2019 1 7 2,300 2,300 16,100

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

Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing 336510 2/26/2019 3/7/2019 5 8 1,700 8,500 13,600

Kentucky State Legislature,
KY,
Kentucky Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) [8]

Elementary and Secondary Schools 611110 2/28/2019 3/7/2019 1 2 16,600 16,600 39,500

University of Illinois at Chicago,
Chicago, IL
Graduate Employees Organization Local 6297
(State Government)

Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 611310 3/19/2019 [7] 9 9 1,400 12,600 12,600

University of California Medical Centers,
CA
University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America Local 9119
(State Government)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 622110 3/20/2019 3/21/2019 1 1 14,000 14,000 14,000

Stoppages beginning in month:

2 15,400 26,600

Stoppages in effect in month:   

6 37,800 91,800

[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] Estimates based on identified school closings on 2/28 and 3/7 and employee data from the Kentucky Department of Education reports, see https://education.ky.gov/districts/FinRept/Pages/School%20District%20Personnel%20Information.aspx.

 

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