Nabisco Strike Ends: BCTGM Members Overwhelmingly Accept New Contract

Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) working for Nabisco/Mondelez in Portland, Ore., Aurora, Colo., Richmond, Va., Chicago, Ill. and [...]

After Rejecting Fourth Union-Backed Contract, Carpenters Strike

By Jerry White, WSWS. -

An estimated 2,000 carpenters in Seattle and across the state of Washington began their first strike in nearly two decades Thursday after rejecting the fourth proposed contract agreed to by the [...]

Striking Cookie Workers Refuse To Crumble

By Roberta Wood, People's World. -

Chicago - “We’re just tired!” April Flowers-Lewis told a rally in support of striking Mondelez workers*.* It’s not hard to see why the folks who make the nation’s cookies and crackers are [...]

Ten Thousand UAW Members Gear Up For A Strike Vote At John Deere

By Jonah Furman, Labor Notes. -

Ten thousand production and warehouse workers for the farm equipment manufacturer John Deere will take a strike authorization vote September 12 across nine Auto Workers (UAW) locals in Iowa, [...]

IATSE Gearing Up For Possible Strike Against Film And TV Industry

By David Robb, Deadline. -

IATSE is gearing up for a possible strike against the film and television industry, which would be the first industry-wide strike in the union’s history. The union and management’s AMPTP will [...]

Strike At Portland Nabisco Bakery Spreads To Five Other Facilities

By Jamie Goldberg, Oregon Live. -

Oregon - A strike that began at the Nabisco bakery in Northeast Portland on Aug. 10 has spread to five other facilities across the United States and gained national attention with both [...]

High Rise Window Cleaners Enter Second Week Of Strike

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

In Minnesota, a strike by unionized high rise window cleaners at two companies has entered its second week — an example of the tensions growing across the country as workers seek to collect on [...]

Nabisco Workers In Georgia On Strike

BCTGM International President Anthony Shelton issued the following statement in support of members of BCTGM Local 42 (Atlanta, Ga.) who are on strike against Nabisco in Norcross, Ga.: “Early [...]

Chicago Area Mechanics Speak Out About Isolation Of Their Struggle

By Jessica Goldstein, WSWS. -

After more than three weeks on strike, mechanics in the Chicago area, members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 701, are being kept in the dark [...]

Chicago Nabisco Workers Join Strike In Four US States

By James Martin, WSWS. -

Over 1,000 workers are now currently on strike against Nabisco and its parent company, Mondelez International, Inc., part of a growing rebellion of workers in multiple industries. Over 200 [...]

A Miners’ Strike Fed By Solidarity

By Maximillian Alvarez, In These Times. -

Over 1,100 union coal miners in Brookwood, Alabama, have been on an unfair labor practices strike against Warrior Met Coal for over five months. For five months, workers and their families have [...]

Striking Alabama Coal Miners Want Their $1.1 Billion Back

By Luis Feliz Leon, Labor Notes. -

History repeated itself as hundreds of miners spilled out of buses in June and July to leaflet the Manhattan offices of asset manager BlackRock, the largest shareholder in the mining company [...]

Nurses Association Seeks End To Saint Vincent Nurses’ Strike

By Mike Ingram, WSWS. -

The press release says Monday’s talks ended with Tenet presenting a “disappointing” proposal that “failed to provide what the nurses need to end the strike.” It notes that it was “a proposal that [...]

Striking Miners In Alabama

By Luis Feliz Leon, The American Prospect. -

Miners at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama have been on strike for almost five months, struggling to reverse concessions in pay, health care, and safety. Strikers brought their picket lines from the [...]

Rio Tinto Workers Strike In British Columbia

By Roger Jordan, WSWS. -

Around 900 workers walked off the job at mining conglomerate Rio Tinto’s aluminium smelting facility in Kitimat and power plant in Kemano, British Columbia early Sunday morning. The workers, for [...]