Major Work Stoppages In 2007

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, USDL 08-0202, February 13, 2008

Major work stoppages idled 189,000 workers for 1.3 million workdays in 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. In 2007, the largest major work stoppage in total days idle was between the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and the Writers Guild of America East and West, with 10,500 workers accounting for 409,500 lost workdays. The largest work stoppage in number of workers was between General Motors Corporation and the United Auto Workers, with 74,000 General Motors workers involved in the two day work stoppage.
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers beginning in 2007
Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, 1947-2007

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