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West Coast ports resume loading and unloading

Feb 17, 2015
...but dealing with backlog at West Coast docks could take weeks
Posted In: shipping ports, labor force, strike
During a 2012 strike, container ships remain anchored at the entrance to the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors.

Port lockouts and the sea's importance in supply chain

Feb 12, 2015
What happens when your ship comes in, and there’s no one to unload your goods.
Posted In: sea ports, strike, imports, exports, cargo

Workers strike while the economy is hot

Feb 12, 2015
Partly because a stronger economy means a stronger bargaining position.
Posted In: strike, labor rights, labor

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
US- PROTEST- WALMART

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

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