Work Stoppages

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The Work Stoppages program provides monthly and annual data and analysis of major work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers lasting one full shift or longer. The monthly and annual data show the establishment and union(s) involved in the work stoppage along with the location, the number of workers and the days of idleness. 


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Major Work Stoppages News Release
Number of work stoppages involving 1,000 workers or more

Beginning in the period 1(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

In effect in the period 3(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

Number of workers involved in work stoppages

Beginning in the period 34.0(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

In effect in the period 37.0(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

Days of idleness resulting from work stoppages

In effect in the period 242.9(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

As a percent of working time 0.01%(p) in Jan 2019 Historical Data

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  • Major Work Stoppages for Annual 2020 is scheduled to be released in February 2021 at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
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//WKSTP CMS Migration Test 04212020// In 2019, there were 11 major strikes and lockouts involving 1,000 or more workers, the second lowest annual total since the major work stoppages


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