6321.0.55.001 - Industrial Disputes, Australia, Jun 2017 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Quarter
Year ended
March 2017
June 2017
June 2016
June 2017

Number of disputes
Commenced in period (no.)
27
39
256
193
Total (no.)
32
47
264
200
Employees involved
Newly involved ('000)
22.0
22.7
84.9
107.1
Total ('000)
22.7
27.8
87.4
107.5
Working days lost ('000)
25.6
40.2
100.7
137.8


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JUNE KEY POINTS


QUARTERLY ESTIMATES
  • In June quarter 2017, there were 47 disputes, 15 more than in March quarter 2017.
  • The number of employees involved in industrial disputes in June quarter 2017 was 27,800, an increase from 22,700 in March quarter 2017.
  • There were 40,200 working days lost due to industrial disputation in June quarter 2017, an increase from 25,600 in March quarter 2017.
  • Other Manufacturing (14,700) accounted for 36% of total working days lost in June quarter 2017.
  • Victoria (22,100) had the highest number of working days lost of any state or territory in June quarter 2017, accounting for 55% of total working days lost. Victoria also had the highest number of working days lost per thousand employees (7.8) for the quarter.


YEAR ENDED ESTIMATES
  • During the year ended June 2017, there were 200 disputes, 64 fewer than in the year ended June 2016.
  • During the year ended June 2017, there were 137,800 working days lost, 37% more than in the year ended June 2016 (100,700).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 20177 December 2017
December 201715 March 2018



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