Kroger Employees In Colorado Have Had Enough

By Alex N. Press, Jacobin. -

On Wednesday, January 12, more than eight thousand workers at around eighty King Soopers and City Market grocery stores in Colorado went on strike after declining what the stores’ parent company, [...]

More Than 8,000 Kroger Grocery Workers Strike In Colorado

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000 of the chain's employees in Colorado went on [...]

Fred Meyer, QFC employees In Oregon Go On Strike

By Rob Manning, Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Jeff Thompson, Meagan Cuthill and Rebecca Ellis, OPB. -

A weeklong strike is underway affecting a number of Oregon grocery stores, barely a week before Christmas Day. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, representing many employees at [...]

Kellogg’s Strikers: We Want A Clear Path Out Of Two-Tier, Set In Stone

By Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes. -

In contract talks with its 1,400 workers this summer, Kellogg's proposed to remove the union logo from its cereal boxes. It's an indication of the company's overall plan, said strikers on the [...]

Columbia Student Workers Defy University’s Strikebreaking Threats

By Jesse Thomas And Daniel De Vries, WSWS. -

Last week saw a sharp escalation of the strike by 3,000 student workers at Columbia University in New York City, which continues in the face of strikebreaking threats by the administration. In an [...]

Workers At Warren General Hospital Vote To Strike

By Kris B. Mamula, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. -

Workers at Allegheny Health Network affiliate Warren General Hospital voted Saturday to strike, straining already fragile medical resources in rural northwest Pennsylvania. The 114 nurses and [...]

Columbia University Strikers Raise Hell

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

New York City - Thousands of striking Columbia University graduate student workers are vowing to “shut down” the campus Wednesday with a major picket line aimed at highlighting the university’s [...]

Workers At Activision Blizzard Lead Week-Long Work Stoppage

By Otto Fors, Left Voice. -

On Friday, workers at video gaming company Activision Blizzard entered their fifth day of a work stoppage in response to layoffs at one of the company’s subsidiaries. The stoppage comes on the [...]

Denying Student Workers Healthcare And A Living Wage Is Violence

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

New York City - On Wednesday, November 8, Columbia student workers (UAW Local 2110) held one of the largest pickets yet of their six-week strike to demand increased wages to meet costs of living, [...]

For Want Of A Dental Plan, Erie Strayer Strike Grinds On

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Many people who work hard in full time jobs take a dental plan for granted. Many people who work hard in full-time jobs assume they will get more than a 25-cent-per-hour raise each year. But [...]

Kellogg’s Union Workers Reject New Contract

By Alex Woodward, Independent. -

Hundreds of striking union workers at four Kellogg’s cereal plants in the US have overwhelmingly voted to reject a tentative agreement on a five-year contract negotiated between the union and the [...]

UK Higher Education Workers Strike For Fair Pay, Working Conditions

By People's Dispatch. -

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the 3-day UCU strike by Higher Education workers across 58 universities in the UK to demand fair wages and job security; the re-imposition of [...]

Union, Kellogg’s Reach Tentative Deal To End Strike

By Christa Ferguson, Wood TV. -

Battle Creek, MI — Kellogg workers’ nearly two-month strike in Cereal City may be over soon. In a Wednesday update to members, the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers [...]

Factory Workers Strike Against Poverty Pay And Abuse By Management

By Edgar Reyes, Left Voice. -

Santa Fe Springs, California - In Santa Fe Springs, California, located in the Los Angeles area, a group of largely immigrant Latina factory workers is waging a high-stakes strike against the [...]

Washington Mental Health Workers Win Safety Strike

By Sarah Hughes, Labor Notes. -

When a patient attacked staff at for-profit Cascade Behavioral Health Center on August 1, injuring 11, it was the last straw for many. Staffers started calling out of work en masse, demanding [...]