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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, May 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
3/28/17
(7)
22
548
1,800
39,600
986,400

University of California Medical Centers,
CA,
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299
(State Government) (8)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622110
4/10/19
(7)
1
2
25,000
25,000
50,000

North Carolina State Legislature,
NC,
North Carolina Association of Educators
(State Government) (9)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
5/1/19
5/1/19
1
1
92,700
92,700
92,700

South Carolina State Legislature,
SC,
South Carolina Association of Educators
(State Government) (10)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
5/1/19
5/1/19
1
1
18,900
18,900
18,900

Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center,
Toledo, OH
United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2213, Local 12
(Private Industry) (11)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622110
5/6/19
(7)
18
18
2,000
36,000
36,000

Oregon State Legislature,
OR,
Oregon Education Association
(State Government) (12)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
5/8/19
5/8/19
1
1
20,400
20,400
20,400

Stoppages beginning in month:

4
134,000
168,000

Stoppages in effect in month:   

6
160,800
232,600

Footnotes:
(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 closings on 4/10 and 5/16.
(9) Estimates based on identified school closings and employee data from North Carolina Board of Education reports.
(10) Estimates based on identified school closings and employee data from South Carolina Board of Education reports.
(11) The work stoppage started at 4:30 pm and did not meet threshold for inclusion on 5/6/2019.
(12) Estimates based on identified school closings and employee data from Oregon Department of Education reports.

 

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