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Labor Disputes and Strikes

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  • UIC faculty union authorizes strike, but talks to continue

    UIC faculty union authorizes strike, but talks to continue
    The University of Illinois at Chicago's faculty union moved one step closer to a strike Thursday after members voted to authorize a walkout, but union leaders will continue to attend mediation sessions with the school's administration as they hash out a labor agreement.
  • Cambodian troops' shooting of striking garment workers condemned

    Cambodian troops' shooting of striking garment workers condemned
    Cambodian government troops opened fire on striking garment workers demonstrating for higher wages Friday, killing at least four and drawing condemnation from the United States and human rights groups. The violence in Phnom Penh's Veng Sreng...

    Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas

    Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering. The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...

    Amazon workers in Germany strike during busy holiday season

    Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, protesting the working conditions at the online retailer's shipping centers. The workers' union, Ver.di, also sent a delegation to the company's Seattle offices. "The Amazon system is characterized by low...

    The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]

    The minimum wage is about the middle class [Commentary]
    Fast food workers in more than a hundred cities across the country went on strike for a $15 an hour wage earlier this month. They were calling it a strike for a livable wage. Fast food workers epitomize the low-skilled working poor in America, but a $15...