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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, May 2016
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)

Verizon Communications Inc.,
East Coast States,
Communication Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,
(Private Industry)

Wired Telecommunications Carriers
517110
4/13/2016
5/27/2016
20
33
36,500
730,000
1,204,500

Detroit Public Schools,
Detroit, MI,
American Federation of Teachers, Local 231
(Local Government)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
5/2/2016
5/3/2016
2
2
1,500
3,000
3,000

AT&T Inc.,
San Diego, CA,
Communication Workers of America, Local 9509
(Private Industry) (7)

Wired Telecommunications Carriers
517110
5/19/2016
5/25/2016
4
4
1,700
6,800
6,800

Stoppages beginning in month:

2
3,200
9,800

Stoppages in effect in month:   

3
39,700
739,800

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) A lost workday day must last one full shift or longer to be counted and the work stoppage beginning date did not meet this criteria.

 

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 9, 2017