Union members from the auto industry to Hollywood actors are currently taking the votes. They are more than a rubber-stamping process.
The first Labor Day parade took place in 1882. Historian Allyson Brantley says there are notable parallels between that moment and today.
The last strike occurred more than 25 years ago — before the delivery business exploded. The current contract expires next week.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show the number of workers who went on strike increased almost 50% last year, compared to 2021.
Following a rash of strikes in the public sector, some British workers have settled their pay disputes, but more are taking further action. And the government is striking back.
During a wave of industrial unrest, triggered by the cost of living crisis, striking workers voice their discontent from the picket line.
An online geographic tracker from Cornell shows there were dozens of strikes that didn't make it into national headlines or government data.
In the 1980s, some companies paid new workers less than current workers. Now, employers are trying that system during a labor shortage.
The union representing nurses and other health care staff say thousands more Kaiser employees could vote this week to authorize a strike.
In addition to cereal maker Kellogg's, there have also been strikes and union efforts at Amazon and within Hollywood.