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Work Stoppages Involving 1,000 People or More

Information about work stoppages that involved 1,000 or more workers.
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Holidays (411)

Labor Day (39)

Year Work stoppages Workers involved (thousands) Days idle (thousands)
1950 424 1,698 30,390
1960 222 896 13,260
1970 381 2,468 52,761
1975 235 965 17,563
1980 187 795 20,844
1983 81 909 17,461
1984 62376 8,499
1985 54 324 7,079
1986 69 533 11,861
1987 46 174 4,481
1988 40 118 4,381
1989 51 452 16,996
1990 44 185 5,926
1991 40 392 4,584
1992 35 364 3,989
1993 35 182 3,981
1994 45 322 5,020
1995 31192 5,771
1996 37 2734,889
1997293394,497
1998343875,116
199917731,996
20003939420,419
200129991,151
20021946660
2003141304,091
2004172323,344
2005221021,736
NOTE: Refers to stoppages that began in the year. Days idle is total for all stoppages in effect. Workers are counted more than once if they were involved in more than one stoppage during the year.
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