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Work Stoppages

Fact sheets on work stoppages in the United States


This fact sheet uses data from monthly and annual Major Work Stoppages program reports to provide readers with more detailed information about the work stoppages occurred during several recent decades. It attempts to describe and analyze the dynamics of work stoppages by industry, highlighting the most outstanding ones. The general section describes some trends in work stoppages across the country and over time. While the individual industry profiles explore data dedicated to work stoppages in each respective industry by characteristics such as: subsectors, ownership, state, duration and size.



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