2018 Statistical Tables

Data Source, Coverage and Definition of Terms

Data Source and Coverage

Unionism and Collective Bargaining

A.
Source

  • Administrative Reports (Registration Forms, Statistical and Performance Reporting System)

Agency Responsible

  • Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR)

Reference Period

  • Month

Disaggregation

  • Geographic Area:  National/Regional

Availability

  • From 1966

Release Schedule

  • One to two months after reference period; 18-20 months for industry data on CBAs filed

Other Information

i.)  In 2001, the Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics turned over responsibility for the Statistical and Performance Monitoring System to the concerned Bureaus of the Department of Labor and Employment.

B.
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS

Source

  • Administrative Reports (CBA Documents, Statistical and Performance Reporting System)

Agency Responsible

  • Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR)

Reference Period

  • Month

Disaggregation

Geographic Area:  National
Industry:  Major and minor industry groups

Release Schedule

  • 1-2 months after reference period

Availability

  • From 1993

Other Information
i.) For purposes of this Industry Yearbook, the BLES processed the data from the newly filed CBAs to generate industry statistics.

ii.) In 2001, the BLES turned over responsibility for the program area concerns of the Statistical and Performance Monitoring System to the Bureaus of the Department of Labor and Employment.