Work stoppages involving 1,000 or more workers, November 2012
Organizations involved and location Industry code (1) Beginning date Ending date Number of lost workdays this month (2) Number of lost workdays, cumulative for this work stoppage (3) Number of workers (4) Days idle this month (5) Days idle, cumulative for this work stoppage (6)

American Crystal Sugar Company,
MN, IA, ND,
Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, Sugar Council
(Private Industry)

311313
8/1/2011
(7)
20
336
1,300
26,000
436,800

Sutter Health Hospitals,
San Francisco Bay Area, CA,
California Nurses Association
(Private Industry)

622110
11/1/2012
11/5/2012
3
3
3,300
9,900
9,900

Raley's, Nob Hill Stores,
Northern CA and Northern NV
United Food and Commercial Workers Union
(Private Industry)

445110
11/4/2012
11/13/2012
6
6
7,400
44,400
44,400

Hostess Brands,
Nationwide,
Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers International Union
(Private Industry)

311812
11/9/2012
11/21/2012
8
8
5,000
40,000
40,000

Sutter Health Hospitals and Hospital Corporation of America,
San Francisco Bay Area, CA,
California Nurses Association
(Private Industry)

622110
11/20/2012
11/24/2012
3
3
5,000
15,000
15,000

Pacific Maritime Association,
Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA,
International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63A, Office Clerical Unit (Private Industry) (8)

488310
11/27/2012
(7)
4
4
5,500
22,000
22,000

Stoppages beginning in month: 5

26,200
131,300

Stoppages in effect in month:   6

27,500
157,300

Footnotes:
(1) Industry code is from the 2012 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
(2) The length of the work stoppage during the month as measured in weekdays, Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and Federal holidays.
(3) The cumulative length of the work stoppage as measured in weekdays, Monday through Friday, excluding weekends and Federal holidays.
(4) The BLS rounds figures to the nearest 100. Companies and unions may have rounded the figures before providing BLS the data.
(5) Days idle during this month is measured by multiplying the number of lost workdays this month by the number of workers involved in the work stoppage.
(6) Cumulative days idle is measured by multiplying the cumulative number of lost workdays by the number of workers involved in the work stoppage.
(7) Ongoing work stoppage.
(8) Workers idled by the work stoppage but not employed by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, CA are excluded.

 

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Last Modified Date: February 8, 2013