With job postings at their highest levels since 2000, the workers entered the negotiations from a strong position.
"I'm hoping for change. I'm hoping for more time with our children...It's not fair. We are human beings too," Frito-Lay worker Esther Fanning said.
91% of union workers from a Virginia truck plant voted no on salary language in a new contract proposal, and 3,000 employees will be resuming strike. The plant is Volvo's largest tractor-trailer truck manufacturer in the world.
The strike, which closed schools and businesses in the region, was a rare Palestinian presentation of a unified front against the conflict and Israeli policies, the Associated Press said.
"We set up small tables in our courtyards. We were lucky the internet reached into the courtyard. Some of us taught class off our phones. Parents brought us hot coffee and set up a little backyard fire pit for us on the sidewalk," Kirstin Roberts, a pre-K teacher, told Newsweek.
"We are getting slaughtered in the ER. We literally had to do a blood transfusion in the hallway," said Rasha Tran, a registered nurse at West Anaheim Medical Center.
"With COVID-19 cases rising steadily in the New Rochelle area and several red clusters emerging in Westchester County, it is clear to nurses that the hospital is not yet prepared for another surge of patients," said the New York State Nurses Association.
State Auditor Shad White also wants the University of Mississippi to withhold the two days' worth of pay, saying it's his responsibility to investigate the spending of public funds, including the salaries of public universities' faculty.
Urlacher shared a post to his Instagram story, glorifying Brett Favre for playing on the day his father died, while criticizing NBA players for standing up for Jacob Blake. Forte offered his prayers for people "blinded by their wealth, privilege and earthly fame."
In 1959, Minneapolis Lakers forward Elgin Baylor staged the first boycott of an NBA game over racial injustice experienced during a trip to Charleston, West Virginia with his team.
The Democratic representative noted that players were withholding their labor and not staging a consumer boycott.
In addition to Atlanta protesters calling for a black workers' strike on Juneteenth, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union is shutting down ports on the West Coast that day.
The number of people in the store made social distancing impossible, so a workers' union is giving Ikea two days to make the store safer.
The mass action, which has been termed a sick-out, took place on May Day, a bastion for the international labor movement.
A coalition of workers from the four companies plan to call out sick or walk off the job this Friday in opposition to worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After years of budget cuts, Israeli diplomats and military attaches have gone on strike, leaving embassies and consulates closed.
At least 25,000 teachers went on strike on Thursday, demanding better pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff.
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At the time of writing, close to 1,000 people have pledged to not having children until their government can ensure a safe future for them. The movement was launched Monday.
One expert has calculated that, in all, up to seven jobs could be impacted for every striker.
The weekend strike on the Saudi Abqaiq facility appears to have dashed any hopes of a detente between Washington and Tehran.
GOP Senator Tom Cotton said he supports a military strike against Iran in the wake of attacks against commercial oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week.
The facility in northern France churns out 600,000 jars of the popular hazelnut spread each day.
O'Reilly remarks followed Milano's tweets about the Hollywood veteran and his Trump fandom.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said it was "the height of hypocrisy" for DeVos to criticize teachers.
"One of our kids could have eaten those cookies and that's what's scary," one picketing worker said.
The Denver Classroom Teachers Association overwhelmingly voted to authorize a walkout earlier this week.