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Work Stoppages
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, September 2018
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
19
381
1,800
34,200
685,800

National Grid,
MA,
United Steelworkers Local 12003 and 12012
(Private Industry)

Natural Gas Distribution
221210
6/25/18
19
68
1,200
22,800
81,600

Associated General Contractors of Washington,
WA,
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 302
(Private Industry)

Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
237310
8/21/18
9/6/18
3
12
5,000
15,000
60,000

Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association,
MI,
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 324
(Private Industry)

Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
237310
9/4/18
9/27/18
18
18
1,000
18,000
18,000

Tacoma School District,
Tacoma, WA,
Tacoma Education Association
(Local Government)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
9/6/18
9/14/18
7
7
2,400
16,800
16,800

Chicago Downtown Hotels,
Chicago, IL,
UNITE HERE Local 1
(Private Industry) (8)

Hotels (except Casino Hotels) and Motels
721110
9/7/18
16
16
5,500
88,000
88,000

Stoppages beginning in month:

3
8,900
122,800

Stoppages in effect in month:   

6
16,900
194,800

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) The number of workers are based on the average of 26 hotels total (6,000 workers) from 9/7 to 9/22 and 17 hotels total (4,500) from 9/23 to 9/30.

 

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  • Detailed monthly listing, 2021 (XLSX)

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Last Modified Date: February 18, 2021