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

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 5-22-08 3,600 57,600 226,800

General Motors Corporation,
Lansing, MI,
United Auto Workers International Union, Local 602
(Private Industry)

336111 4-17-08 5-16-08 2,300 27,600 50,600

General Motors Corporation,
Kansas City, MO,
United Auto Workers International Union, Local 31
(Private Industry)

336111 5-5-08 5-21-08 2,400 31,200 31,200

Bay Area Maintenance Contractors,
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, Service Employees International Union, Local 1877
(Private Industry)

561720 5-19-08 5-28-08 1,800 12,600 12,600

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

4,200 43,800

Stoppages in effect in month:   4

10,100 129,000

(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.


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