6321.0.55.001 - Industrial Disputes, Australia, Sep 2017 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Quarter
Year ended
June 2017
September 2017
September 2016
September 2017

Number of disputes
Commenced in period (no.)
39
40
272
149
Total (no.)
47
57
285
156
Employees involved
Newly involved ('000)
22.7
6.3
83.5
87.4
Total ('000)
27.8
8.1
89.7
88.5
Working days lost ('000)
40.2
45.9
106.5
148.9



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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


QUARTERLY ESTIMATES
  • In September quarter 2017, there were 57 disputes, 10 more than in June quarter 2017.
  • The number of employees involved in industrial disputes in September quarter 2017 was 8,100, a decrease from 27,800 in June quarter 2017.
  • There were 45,900 working days lost due to industrial disputation in September quarter 2017, an increase from 40,200 in June quarter 2017.
  • The highest number of working days lost by industry was in Coal Mining (30,800), which accounted for 67% of total working days lost.


YEAR ENDED ESTIMATES
  • During the year ended September 2017, there were 156 disputes, 129 fewer than in the year ended September 2016.
  • Over the same period, there were 148,900 working days lost, 40% more than in the year ended September 2016 (106,500).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
December 2017 15 March 2018
March 2018 7 June 2018



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