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Work Stoppages Historical File, 1953-1981 [United States] (ICPSR 8156) RSS

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This collection contains data on work stoppages in the United States from three time periods: work stoppages that began in 1952 and continued into 1953, all private and public work stoppages during 1953-1977, and all public work stoppages for 1978-1981. There are two data files. Variables for Part 1, 1952-1977, All Work Stoppages, include case number (month, year, and stoppage number), duration, beginning and ending dates, number of workers affected, number of days idle, major issues, contract status, state identification code, and major industrial code. Variables for Part 2, 1978-1981, All Public Work Stoppages, include case number, duration, beginning and ending dates, number of workers affected, number of days idle, major issues, contract status, union support, union code, occupational group, official recognition, industry code, employer units -- private and public, number of hours in usual work week, mediation, settlement of stoppage, issues -- disposition and remaining, presence or absence of violence, state, and Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA).

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  1952-1977, All Work Stoppages - Download All Files (10.5 MB)
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DS2:  1978-1981, All Public Work Stoppages - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. WORK STOPPAGES HISTORICAL FILE, 1953-1981 [UNITED STATES]. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics [producer], 198?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08156.v1

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  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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