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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, October 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
22
654
1,800
39,600
1,177,200

General Motors
MI
United Automotive Workers (UAW)
(Private Industry)

Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
336300
9/16/19
10/25/19
18
29
46,000
828,000
1,334,000

Mack Trucks
PA, MD, FL
United Automotive Workers (UAW) Local 677
(Private Industry)

Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
336300
10/12/19
10/25/19
8
8
3,500
28,000
28,000

Asarco
AZ, TX
United Steelworkers District 12
(Private Industry)

Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining
212230
10/13/19
13
13
1,800
23,400
23,400

Chicago Public Schools
IL
Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Local 1 and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73
(State and Local Government)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
10/17/19
10/31/19
11
11
32,000
352,000
352,000

Stoppages beginning in month:   

3
37,300
403,400

Stoppages in effect in month:   

5
85,100
1,271,000

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.

 

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