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  • French strikes? There's an app for that.
    Striking online tool may help visitors to France
    By David Stewart WhiteAnother day in France, another worker strike. Anyone who has visited the country knows that labor unrest, strikes, and slowdowns are a part of everyday life. For a tourist, strikes can range from a minor inconvenience to a...
  • Reynoldsburg teachers issue 10-day strike notice
    Reynoldsburg teachers issue 10-day strike notice
    After overwhelmingly rejecting the school board's latest offer late Sunday evening, on Monday the Reynoldsburg Education Association (REA) bargaining teamissued a 10-day strike notice with the State Employee Relations Board as authorized by an...
  • Fast food workers demands an increase in hourly wage rate
    Fast food workers demands an increase in hourly wage rate
    Thursday’s series of fast-food worker strikes were held in 150 U.S. cities. This historical event was funded and organized by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), though most participants were not SEIU members.Members of the...
  • "Survivor: San Juan del Sur"
    Editor strike might delay the premiere of 'Survivor: San Juan del Sur'
    Those waiting for the newest season of "Survivor" may have to wait a little longer. As reported by EW.com today, the post-production editors on the hit reality show have walked off the job, putting the previously announced premiere date...
  • Grand Central Terminal, New York City
    New York transit contract talks stalled as strike date approaches
    New York City railway transit workers from the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) still do not have a contract yet and the date of the planned strike looms near. Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) workers...
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    SEPTA regional rails strike
    This morning, Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's regional rail system went on strike shutting down 13 train lines that carry commuters to the suburbs and Philadelphia International Airport. The strike began at 12:01 a.m. after...
  • London taxi strike looms
    London taxi strike looms
    By David Stewart WhiteDrivers of London's iconic black taxis plan to stage a disruptive strike on June 11. The dispute pits traditional cabbies against less-regulated operators using Uberand similar ride hailing computer apps. The protest is...
  • Strike threats at Aer Lingus
    Irish air not smiling
    By David Stewart WhiteIrish airline Aer Lingus faces possible labor unrest after a vote by its cabin crew union. A May 9, 2014 statement by the IMPACT union claims 97 percent of its cabin crew membership voted for job actions, including strikes,...
  • Commuter
    London Underground 48-hour strike enters first full day, causes commuter havoc
    London officials are learning a hard lesson today as a strike in the London Underground has forced millions of commuters to endure a grueling slog through a virtual wall of disgruntled tube employees. The planned 48-hour strike began yesterday...
  • Organize
    Stand by the union
    We live in an era where workers have once again discovered they’re being exploited by the bosses. They’ve begun to learn that no one can live on the Federal minimum wage of $7.25, that trying to do so drives them and their families...
  • London Underground strikes possible
    London's striking subway system
    By David Stewart WhiteWorkers on London's Underground (subway) plan two 48-hour walkouts in February. The union representing many Underground employees announced the strikes in a January 10 statement. According to the RMT union, the first...
  • Fast food strike
    Fast-food strike: Fast food workers in 100 cities strike over low wages
    A Fast-food strike is underway in over 100 cities, as fast food workers under union collaboration strike for an increase in wages, reports the Huffington Post on Thursday.The strike started early Thursday in Detroit and Atlanta, and hundreds of...
  • BART Strike
    BART strike: Health and safety negotiations in the face of Obama Care
    October 12, 2013, after 12 hours of negotiation Friday the two sides agreed to delay talks so each side could meet privately this morning.There are new people at the negotiating table this weekend, including state lawmakers and BART's general...
  • We The People
    So what's this about Truckers? A quasi-interview-review: THENSE This Weekend!
    Q: That trucker thing, what's it all about?A: No, it is not the trucker thing, it is ALL of our ‘things’ combined. A whole bunch of Truckers are headed to Washington DC this weekend, to be sure. But in a big way they are...
  • Truckers
    Truckers plan to blockade Washington Beltway on Friday
    Based on information coming in from several news sites on Tuesday, commuters going into Washington D.C. to work on Friday may want to give themselves several hours of leeway.A group calling themselves "Truckers Ride for the Constitution,"...