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

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Sutter Santa Rosa Medical Center,
Central, CA,
California Nurses Association
(Private Industry)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622110
4/30/2015
5/5/2015
2
3
1,700
3,400
5,100

British Petroleum,
Whiting, IN, & Toledo, OH,
Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Texas City, TX,
LyondellBasell Industries LV, Houston TX,
United Steelworkers Union
(Private Industry) (7)

Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction
211111
2/1/2015
20
83
3,000
40,200
303,400

Washington State Legislature,
WA,
Washington Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) (9)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
4/22/2015
5
6
13,600
13,600
15,700

Stoppages beginning in month (9):

0
13,600
13,600

Stoppages in effect in month:   

3
18,300
57,200

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) 125 workers at LyondellBasell returned to work May 8, 2015. Some 600 workers at Marathon Oil returned to work on May 11, 2015. Additionally, 1,100 workers at BP's Whiting Indiana location returned to work on May 18, 2015.
(8) Ongoing work stoppage.
(9) Work stoppage exceeded 1,000 workers on 6 separate days from April 22nd through May 31st. The work stoppage involved various locations statewide 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.

 

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Last Modified Date: February 10, 2016