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After the September incident, BP’s Alaska President Janet Weiss announced a three-day work stoppage in order to get a handle on the situation, a move that industry insiders say illustrated the depth of her concern.
The work stoppage ultimately cost California 37,700 jobs and more than $2 billion, according to the Milken Institute.
Last year, an airline operated by rival Atlas rival Air Transport Services Group Inc., successfully got a federal judge to halt a pilot strike after the work stoppage threatened to disrupt deliveries during the critical holiday season.
Writers Guild of America members have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike, setting the stage for a work stoppage if their negotiators fail to reach a contract deal with studios by May 1.
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