Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Major Work Stoppages in 2008

Categories: Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/wkstp.pdf

Strikes and other work stoppages idled 72,000 workers in 2008. This was a decline of more than 50% over 2007 when 189,000 workers were involved in work stoppages. Offers statistics on the duration and size of work stoppages in 2008. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

North American Trade Growth Continued in 2007

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

http://www.bts.gov/publications/bts_special_report/2009_02_11/index.html

Features statistical information on the level and trend of foreign trade between Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. and the mode of transportation used. From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

Joint Statement by Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner et al. on Financial Stability Plan

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance

http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/2009/pr_fsb.html

Joint statement from top financial officials of the Obama Administration on details of the Financial Stability Plan which describes plans for a new Capital Assistance Program, a new Public/Private Investment Fund, extention of a Treasury/Federal Reserve Securities Lending Facility, and new managerial oversight on the spending of federal funds by financial institutions. From the Treasury Department and other agencies.

Full Power Television Stations Terminating Analog Service Before or On February 17, 2009

Categories: Telecommunications/Internet

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-09-221A5.pdf

Second part of list of stations terminating analog service on February 17, 2009. From the Federal Communications Commission.

Television Stations Terminating Analog Service On or Before February 17, 2009

Categories: Telecommunications/Internet

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DA-09-221A3.pdf

First part of list of stations terminating analog service on February 17, 2009 despite federal delay of deadline. Arranged alphabetically by city/area served. From the Federal Communications Commission.