Work Stoppages

Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, August 2005
Organizations involved and location (1) Industry code (2) Beginning date Ending date Number of workers (3) Days idle this month Days idle, cumulative

Asarco, Inc.(Tucson, AZ)United Steelworkers of America, Locals 915, 5252, 88601, 88602
Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local 75

212231
6-30-05
(4)
1500(5)
34,500
57,600

Ormet(Hannibal, OH)United Steelworkers of America, Locals 5724 & 5760

331310
11-22-04
(4)
1,300
29,900
250,100

Northwest Airlines Corp. (Eagan, MN)Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, Ind.

481111
8-20-05
(4)
4,200
33,600
33,600

Stoppages beginning in month: 1

4,200
33,600

Stoppages in effect in month: 3

6,600
98,000

Footnotes:
(1) Labor organizations are affiliated with the AFL-CIO except where noted as independent (Ind.).
(2) Industry code is from the 2002 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
(3) The BLS rounds figures to the nearest 100. Companies and unions may have rounded the figures before providing BLS the data.
(4) Ongoing work stoppage
(5) Number of workers idled was 1,100 until August 1, 2005 when it increased to 1,500. Increase was due to a second union joining the work stoppage.
(p) Preliminary.

2005 Work Stoppages Tables:

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Last Modified Date: July 1, 2008

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