WSJ: Why Workers are Striking Less Than Ever

February 9, 2018

Strikes ​by workers demanding ​higher pay or ​better ​treatment have been dwindling for multiple decades. ​L​ast year​, they were nearly obsolete​. In 2017, there were s​​​even​ strikes or lockouts involving at least 1,000 employees, the second lowest […]

German Union Announces Strikes After Talks Break Down

January 27, 2018

The head of Germany’s largest industrial workers’ union says workers will go on strike next week after negotiations with employers have broken down. The IG Metall union did not specify which companies the walkouts will target. Talks over […]

Contract High – Deluxe Digital Cinema Technicians Win Raises, Respect

August 4, 2017

In a nondescript Burbank falafel joint on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in July of last year, co-workers crowded around an impromptu conference table made up of several four-tops pushed together. A tacky film adhered to the furniture, as is typical of greasy spoons. Sweaty forearms clung stickily to gummy tabletops. […]

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