Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-003-008-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1982

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Census of governments, 1977: work stoppages.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8119

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This data collection has data for all work stoppages involving any governmental unit included in the 1977 Census of Governments, regardless of the duration or the number of workers involved. There were 80,000 governmental units represented in the 1977 Census of Governments. Work stoppages occurring between October 1976 and October 1977 are covered by these data. Information for each strike is provided for the following employment functions: education teachers, education other, highway, public welfare, hospitals, police protection, fire protection, sanitation other than sewerage, and other. The following data are provided for each function: number of employees involved, work days idle (duration), person days idle, major issue, contract status, and final method of resolution. The data file has 500 records, each with a logical record length of 240. There are approximately 60 variables.

SUBJECT TERMS: census data. county-level. employment. expenditures. government expenditures. government personnel. governmental structures. governmental units. governments. jobs. property receipts. states. work. United States.

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