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Each year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics collects data about unions on strike — and last year there were more than usual.
Twenty-three major work stoppages began in the year while others continued from before 2022. In the past two decades, there are usually only 16 such stoppages per year. A major work stoppage involves 1,000 or more workers and lasts at least one shift during the work week.
Here’s a look at the biggest strikes of 2022 — according to the total number of idle workdays from everyone participating — including why workers took a stand and what happened after.
1. IBEW at Charter Communications
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