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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, September 2012
Organizations involved and location 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)

American Crystal Sugar Company,
MN, IA, ND,
Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, Sugar Council
(Private Industry)

311313
8/1/2011
19
294
1,300
24,700
382,200

City of Chicago Public School District 299,
Chicago, IL,
Chicago Teachers Union
(Local Government)

611110
9/10/2012
9/18/2012
7
7
26,500
185,500
185,500

Stoppages beginning in month: 1

26,500
185,500

Stoppages in effect in month:   2

27,800
210,200

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) Ongoing work stoppage.

 

Access the following tables containing data on work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers:

  • Detailed monthly listing, 2020 (XLSX)

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Last Modified Date: February 8, 2013