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Handbook of Methods Work Stoppages More information

Work Stoppages: More information

Additional information on the Work Stoppages program is available on the WSP website: Frequently asked questions are available at

The complete set of major work stoppages data can be found at Major work stoppages data can be found for various time periods:

Information on private industry work stoppages for all size classes (from 1984 to current) are available from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service at The International Labor Organization (ILO) publishes foreign work stoppage statistics at

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Last Modified Date: January 23, 2019