Work Stoppages

Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, August 2006
Organizations involved and location Industry code (1) Beginning date Ending date Number of workers (2) Days idle this month Days idle, cumulative

Northwest Airlines Corp. (National)Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association
(Private Industry)

481111
8-20-05
(3)
3,900
89,700
1,030,800

AK Steel Corp., (Middletown, OH)Armco Employees Independent Federation
(Private Industry)

331111
3-1-06
(3)
2,300
52,900
310,100

City of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)The Engineers and Architects Association
(Local Government)

921100
8-22-06
8-23-06
7,500
15,000
15,000

Gary School District (Gary, IN)Gary Teachers Union
(Local Government)

611110
8-21-06
(3)
1,400
12,600
12,600

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital(New Brunswick, NJ)United Steelworkers Health Care Workers Council
Local 4-200 (Public Industry)

622110
8-24-06
(3)
1,200
7,200
7,200

Detroit School District (Detroit, MI)Detroit Federation of Teachers, Local 231
(Local Government)

611110
8-28-06
(3)
9,500
38,000
38,000

Stoppages beginning in month: 4

19,600
72,800

Stoppages in effect in month: 6

25,800
215,400

Footnotes:
(1) Industry code is from the 2002 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
(2) The BLS rounds figures to the nearest 100. Companies and unions may have rounded the figures before providing BLS the data
(3) Ongoing work stoppage

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Last Modified Date: July 1, 2008

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