Work Stoppages

Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, October 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)
3000 (4)
63,000
1,171,800

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

331111
3-1-06
(3)
1900 (5)
39,900
396,000

Bombardier Learjet (Wichita, KS)
International Association of Machinists, Local 639 (Private Industry)

336411
10-2-06
10-23-06
1,100
16,500
16,500

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (AL, NE, NY, NC, OH, KS, TN, TX, VA, and WI) United Steelworkers (Private Industry)

326210
10-6-06
(3)
12,600
214,200
214,200

ABM Janitorial Services, GCA Services Group, Sanitors Services of Texas, Pritchard Industries Southwest (Houston, TX) Service Employees International Union, Local 5 (Private Industry)

561720
10-23-06
(3)
1,300
9,100
9,100

Stoppages beginning in month: 3

15,000
239,800

Stoppages in effect in month: 5

19,900
342,700

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
(4) The number of workers for the Northwest Airlines work stoppage decreased from 3,900 to 3,000 at the beginning of October
(5) The number of workers for the AK Steel work stoppage decreased from 2,300 to 1,900 at the beginning of October

2006 Work Stoppages Tables:

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Last Modified Date: July 1, 2008

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