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Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, May 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
(7)
22
298
1,800
39,600
536,400

Arizona State Legislature,
AZ,
Arizona Education Association, Statewide Local Affiliations
(State Government) (8)

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
4/26/18
5/3/18
3
6
81,000
243,000
486,000

University of California Medical Centers,
CA,
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSME) Local 3299, California Nurses Association (CNA), University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE)
(State Government)

General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
622110
5/7/18
5/9/18
3
3
53,000
159,000
159,000

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

Elementary and Secondary Schools
611110
5/16/18
5/16/18
1
1
123,000
123,000
123,000

Stoppages beginning in month:

2
176,000
282,000

Stoppages in effect in month:   

4
258,800
564,600

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 school closings and employee data from the Arizona Department of Education reports.
(9) Estimates based on identified school closings and employee data from the North Carolina Board of Education reports.

 

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


  1. Annual Historical Table, 1947-Present (XLSX)
  2. Detailed Monthly Listing, 1993-Present (XLSX)

 

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2019