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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Industrial Disputes

Quarter 4 2018

 Disputes in Progress
 DisputesWorkersDays lost
Q4 201734,2716,333
Q3 201865951,621
Q4 20182217232

4,050 days lost to industrial disputes in 2018

Days lost per year
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During 2018 there were 4,050 days lost to industrial disputes. This compares with 50,191 days lost in 2017. See table 3 and figure 1.

There was a total of ten industrial disputes in progress in 2018 involving 1,814 workers, whereas 9,456 workers were involved in ten industrial disputes in 2017. See Table 3.

One industrial dispute in the Financial, insurance and real estate activities sector accounted for 35.7% of the days lost in 2018, with 1,446 of the 4,050 total days lost. See table 2.

There were two disputes in progress in the fourth quarter of 2018, resulting in 232 days lost and involving 217 workers and two firms. See table 1.