The U.S. is closer than it has been in decades to experiencing a general strike.
The workers are protesting low wages, long hours and inadequate benefits as the company reports record profits.
Some contractual wins include raises each year of the contract, higher 401(k) matches and a $5,000 ratification bonus.
Workers at the farm equipment manufacturer have serious grievances with pay, health care and contract negotiations.
Warrior Met coal miners are fighting to reverse concessions forced on them when BlackRock became the top shareholder.
Workers in Topeka, Kansas, at one of the largest of Frito-Lay’s U.S. facilities have been on strike since July 5.
The strike forced the government to withdraw a tax on basic necessities and subsidize college for low-income students.
Food service workers have called a national wage strike this week to draw attention to the industry’s poverty wages.
The state has refused to meet workers’ demands for better pay and lower patient-to-staff ratios.
The contract offers certain concessions, but does not address the central demands workers say they require.