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Labor Strike

Biggest Oil Refinery Strike In Decades Spreads To Largest U.S. Plant

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business

(Adds Shell letter, background, detail) By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. refinery strike widened on i...

'It's Not A Question Of Economics Anymore. It's A Question Of Morality.'

Capital and Main | Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

The following story was reported by Capital and Main and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. It’s 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday mo...

Dave Jamieson

Janitors Strike At Target Stores | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business

The way Bonifacio Salinas sees it, cleaning a Target store in downtown Minneapolis isn't a whole lot different from cleaning Target's corporate headqu...

Crisis Averted

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

* Grain shippers declare impasse in stalled contract talks * Companies move to unilaterally impose terms of "final" offer * Dockworkers union sa...

NHL Labor Deadlock: Does Anyone Care?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The NHL has announced the cancellation of games until mid-December and the January 21 All-Star Game. What major sport cancels its All-Star game or pulls itself out of arenas and off the air for months?


The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

Occupy Denver has announced that they will be holding a sleep-in tonight at 9:30 p.m. at the Pavilion on 16th Street Mall in protest of the preliminar...

Occupy Denver Preps For May 1st 'General Strike,' Posts Event Schedule

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

Occupy Wall Street activists are preparing for a nationwide series of demonstrations and are calling for a "general strike" on Tuesday, May 1st--also ...

May Day: Occupy Denver Preps For General Strike

Posted 04.27.2012 | Denver

In what could become the largest protest of the year so far for the Occupy Wall Street movement, OWS organizers are preparing for a general strike on ...

AT&T Workers Stay On The Job

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 40,000 employees at AT&T Inc will keep working under the terms of an expired labor contract while their union continues...

Detroit Orchestra Ends Six-Month Strike

The Washington Post | Posted 06.10.2011 | Business

The musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have voted to ratify a new contract, ending a bitter six-month labor dispute that threatened the survi...

'Just Cause' Gone Wild: A Growing Movement Questioning Tenure and Public Union Representation

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Wendy N. Powell

We see that guarantee of a job forever in education and it begs us to wonder why tenure exists and if it makes sense for the future. Do we understand tenure and is it necessary?

Sour Apples: Mott's Workers Continue Strike as Harvest Season Looms

Akito Yoshikane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Akito Yoshikane

Pressure to resolve the dispute at Mott's apple processing plant in Williamson, N.Y. increased last week when the region's apple pickers said they'll cross the picket line to harvest this year's crop.

Largest Labor Strike Since Iraq War Shuts Down West Coast Ports

LA Times | Louis Sahagun and Ronald D. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports took the day off Thursday, effectively shutting down operations at the busy complexes in what the unio...