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  • Bride killed by lightning: Terrible bolt of lightning shakes up life, ends in tragedy
    Bride killed by lightning strike: Bride hit by bolt, lovers' hike turns tragic
    A new bride was killed by a lightning strike this week during a routine hike along Mount Yale in Colorado. Kathleen Bartlett and her new husband, Ryan Pocius, were walking among the trees this Friday when disaster struck from above. The Denver...
  • 5 reasons why gas prices will stay sky high in SoCal
    5 reasons why gas prices will stay sky high in SoCal
    Gas prices are up a full dollar per gallon over the last month according to AAA's gauge report, only Hawaii has the highest in the nation.Los Angeles pays an average of $3.52 per gallon, triple the national increase nationwide which is $2.44...
  • ALPA
    Sun Country Pilots grant union authority to call a strike-100% vote “Yes”
    “We do not want a strike – we want a contract” While workers continue to strengthen the economy through teamwork and dedication, Sun Country Airlines continues to reap the rewards while refusing to negotiate in good faith to...
  • Sierra Leone halts Ebola workers' wages over 'ghostworkers', some workers strike
    Sierra Leone halts Ebola workers' wages over 'ghostworkers', some workers strike
    A few scammer Ebola "ghostworkers" in Sierra Leone are making it rough for the over 95 percent of workers who are legitimate, reported Reuters Feb. 10. The Sierra Leonean government has repeatedly halted wages to Ebola workers while it...
  • Univeristy of California doctor strike
    Student health center doctors at UC campuses will strike on Tuesday
    The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) notified the University of California Office of the President that the doctors at student health centers would hold a one-day strike. The strike will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at all ten UC...
  • Mom on strike
    Mom on strike: NC mom of two turbulent teens fed up, pickets and goes on strike
    This mom is on strike! Naasira Muhammad, a North Carolina mother of two, is tired of being disrespected, mistreated and victimized. And the pay stinks too evidently. No, we’re not referring to Muhammad’s employer; we’re talking...
  • 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...
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