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Strike and lockout statistics

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Time lost to strikes and lock-outs has always attracted widespread attention because of the economic and social upheavals that often accompany industrial disputes. Given increasing economic globalization and trade liberalization, the interest appears to be gaining strength since international differences can influence corporate decisions on plant or office location (see Differing collection methods ). Available statistics demonstrate considerable improvement in Canadian industrial relations over the years. However, a surge in strikes and lockouts and the resulting time lost in the past couple of years may be a source of concern.
was reached between the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. All 29 teams played a shortened 50-game regular season schedule, 61% of the regular 82 games, and the 16 teams who qualified for the playoffs played a full post-season schedule. The season ended with the San Antonio Spurs winning the franchise's first NBA championship, beating the New York Knicks 4 games to 1 in the 1999 NBA Finals .
Editorial: 2011 NFL Lockout Will Happen -
May 28, 2010 – As the season nears, each day bolsters the odds of a 2011 lockout in the NFL. Think about that – no NFL games all year; imagine nothing to do on Sundays, yet another excuse not to go to church lost. It’s difficult to sift through the bullshit in the media about the lockout, so here are the facts: WHO: The Owners v. NFL Players Association WHAT: Lockout – Work stoppage by owners. Owners literally lock player facilities until “the players” agree to owners’ terms. Not a strike. Strike – Work stoppage by players. Players refuse to play until agreement reached. WHEN: Next season, at least. WHY: Argument over money. The ... market research, surveys and trends
Lombardi quotes, part 2 « LA Kings Insider
Question: Going forward, what is the plan now? What will you try to get done for the rest of the summer, and is there still time to get some momentum going? LOMBARDI: “Yeah. Obviously you put a lot of work into it, and you’d like it to work, but whether it’s this type of deal or something else, if it doesn’t come to fruition, you go back to the drawing board. You can’t hang your head or anything. We gave it our best shot, there’s no doubt about it. We are, in no way, off plan. I’ve said this before, that I had projected probably doing this type of free agent after next year. That was my ... market research, surveys and trends


Industrial relations across Europe
The information given below for minimum working age and standard workweek applies to full-time employees only. Minimum annual holiday entitlement applies to full-time employees working five days per week. Austria Industrial relations climate Freedom of association guaranteed by law/constitution? Yes Collective agreements? Yes, at all levels (covering 80% of working population) Proportion of workforce in trade unions: 47% Legal protection from discrimination against union members? Yes (in companies employing 5+ people) Unions have right to strike? Yes, in practice (but not by law). Little strike activity State mediation on disputes? industry trends, business articles and survey research
Labor Relations In Basketball: The Lockout Of 1998 99 - Research ...
The lockout resulted in the owners losing about $1 billion and the players forfeiting roughly half that amount in foregone salaries; the salary explosion was contained, but whether caps can effectively limit salaries in the future remains to be seen Until 1998, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and its players were unique in one major respect: while other major team sports--baseball, football, and hockey--were plagued with work stoppages, basketball had none.(1) Indeed, the sport was often cited as an example of good labor-management relations. What made the record even more remarkable is that basketball is the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
PLAs unfair to minorities
ith African-American executives in the White House and the State House, one might hope that this state and this nation would finally make some progress toward closing the gap between black and white unemployment. In good times and bad, the unemployment rate for blacks has historically been twice as high as it is for whites, and current conditions are no exception. In May the unemployment rate for white males over 20 stood at 8.4 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while the rate for the comparable black population was 17 percent. When doctors take the Hippocratic Oath, they swear first to do no harm to their ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Decent work statistical indicators: strikes and lockouts ...
the number of workers involved and the duration of the strike or lockout. However, in order to permit meaningful comparison of the statistics made, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Major Work Stoppages In 2009
Feb 10, 2010 ... BLS does not distinguish between lockouts and strikes in its statistics. Information on work stoppages is obtained from reports from the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Economic Consequences of Professional Sports Strikes and Lockouts
investigations of the impact of strikes or lockouts in other professional .... Table 1 provides descriptive statistics and variable definitions for the data ...
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