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

Bellevue School District,
Bellevue Education Association
(Local Government)

611110 9-2-08 9-12-08 1,200 10,800 10,800

The Boeing Company,
Puget Sound Area, WA, Portland, OR, Wichita, KS,
International Association of Machinists Districts 24, 70, 751
(Private Industry)

336411 9-6-08 (3) 27,000 459,000 459,000

Stoppages beginning in month: 2

28,200 469,800

Stoppages in effect in month:   2

28,200 469,800

(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.
(3) Ongoing work stoppage.


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