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by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 08, 2021

The Do's and Don'ts of Supporting a Strike

Over the last few months, there has been a wave of strikes. Nurses in Buffalo and Massachusetts, miners in Alabama, and strikes at Nabisco, Frito Lays, and now Kellogg are just a few of the strikes...

by Brian Young | on Apr 06, 2020

13,000 Carpenters Strike in Massachusetts

Last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shut down all non-essential work in the state to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, construction workers who are working on residential projects...

by birchy82 | on Feb 07, 2020

Cuomo: Unemployment for Striking Workers After 2 weeks

Our good friend at Newsday, James Madore reports that Governor Cuomo took the side of workers trying to fight for better wages, benefits, and an overall better life.

by Brian Young | on Nov 12, 2019

Steelworkers Strike in Minnesota

For the past 12 days, Steelworkers at Carley’s Foundry have been on strike. The 220 hourly production and maintenance workers began the strike over unfair labor practices from the company...

by Brian Young | on Jul 30, 2019

Kentucky Coal Miners Block Mine & Demand Back Pay

For the past 24 hours, angry coal miners in Harlan County Kentucky have been blocking a railroad track leading out from the Cloverlick #3 Mine. Their demands are simple. They want to be paid the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 22, 2019

Easter Agreement Ends Stop and Shop Strike

On Easter Sunday, 31,000 United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) got the good news that they were headed back to work on Monday morning after spending 11 days on strike.

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 11, 2019

New England Grocery Store Workers Go on Strike

31,000 workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have gone on strike.

by Press and Media | on Mar 07, 2019

Nurses in New York Threaten to Strike

Nurses at three of the biggest hopsitals in New York City have voted to strike unlessthe hospitals take action to stop the understaffing problem that is putting patients at risk. Find out more by...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 13, 2018

Unemployment for Strikers

Organized labor notched a major victory today as Governor Phil Murphy signed A-3861 into law. This bill will extend unemployment benefits to striking workers under certain circumstances. New Jersey...

by Press and Media | on Jun 08, 2018

Teamsters at UPS Authorize Strike

If you ever wondered what the definition of clickbait is, this is it. Fortune is trying to stir up alarm by saying that 260,000 people at UPS are ready to strike, but a lot can happen between now and...