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As fast-food workers strike, unions get redefined

Sep 4, 2014
The Service Employees International Union looks to change how unions operate.
Posted In: labor union, strike, fast food

Grocery chain workers fight for millionaire CEO

Aug 4, 2014
Market Basket employees and customers stage an "unprecedented" protest.
Posted In: living wage, strike
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At Walmart labor protests, striking isn't the point

Jun 4, 2014
The Walmart protests are a far cry from labor movements that organized the country’s major industries.
Posted In: Walmart, strike, labor rights, low wages

South Africa hosts major mining conference amid labor strife

Feb 3, 2014
A mining conference kicks off in Cape Town as platinum workers go on strike.
Posted In: mining, Africa, South Africa, strike

Fast food strike: Of walk outs and drive-throughs

Aug 29, 2013
Fast food workers across the country are walking off the job today. Workers are demanding $15 an hour.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, minimum wage, labor, strike

French workers strike for the right to work on Sundays

Jul 26, 2013
As France is weighed down with economic trouble, a new group of employees from two large hardware store chains is demanding to work more.
Posted In: France, strike, labor

New York City school bus drivers prepare to strike

Jan 15, 2013
If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Posted In: bus driver, school bus, bus, New York City, strike, labor

What today's longshoremen do

Dec 28, 2012
A strike by East Coast dockworkers has been put off at least 30 days. These union members are often highly skilled, and they're critical to vital bottlenecks of global trade: ports.
Posted In: ports, longshoremen, strike

The East Coast port strike could impact retailers

Dec 28, 2012
We head into the weekend facing not one, but two possible shocks to the economy. There's the fiscal cliff, of course. And then there's the ports. Unionized longshoremen at 14 ports from Maine to Houston threaten to strike at midnight on Saturday, over a pay dispute.
Posted In: ports, strike

East Coast port strike looms

Dec 28, 2012
The stuff we all buy – shoes, clothes, tools and nails – could all be harder to come by starting soon. Longshoremen on the East Coast and shipping companies and port operators have until midnight Sunday to work out a new contract.
Posted In: ports, strike

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