Current Employment Statistics - CES (National)

CES Strike Report

Summary of strike activity during CES survey reference pay period, February 2015 (includes strikes of 1,000 workers or more)
StrikeStatus Number of workers Firm(s) andLocations Labor organization(s) Industry NAICS Code Beginningdate Endingdate


LyondellBasell Industries, NV; Marathon Petroleum Corp.; Shell Oil Co; Tesoro Corp.; CA, IN, KY, OH, TX, WA United Steelworkers Petroleum refineries,Petroleum Nondurable Goods


FairPoint Communications, Inc.;ME, NH, VT Communications Workers,Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Wired telecommunications carriers, Telemarketing bureaus, Misc. electronic equipment repair & maintenance
5171, 561422, 811219

Total on strike


*The data in this report relate to workers directly involved in large strikes who were idle during the entire pay period which includes the 12th of the month. While these figures provide an indicator of the expected impact of large strikes on CES estimates of employment for the current month, they should be used with caution as they are preliminary and possibly incomplete. Also, no adjustments are made for the use of replacement workers. Data are assembled from a variety of sources.
**This report is normally released the Friday before each Employment Situation news release.
***An initial group of workers went on strike on February 1; additional workers joined the strike on February 8.

The impact of strikes on current employment statistics

Strike Report release dates

Last Modified Date: February 27, 2015

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