Tag: Strikes

Tesla’s Nordic Shareholders Seek to Promote Workers’ Rights in Vote

The fight over Elon Musk’s pay package and the vote over whether to move Tesla’s headquarters to Texas have been the main focus of attention ahead of the company’s shareholders meeting on Thursday, but not for investors from Nordic countries. Tesla’s major shareholders in Sweden, Denmark and Norway are instead looking to the meeting to […]

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Nigeria Confronts its Worst Economic Crisis in a Generation

Nigeria is facing its worst economic crisis in decades, with skyrocketing inflation, a national currency in free-fall and millions of people struggling to buy food. Only two years ago Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria is projected to drop to fourth place this year. The pain is widespread. Unions strike to protest salaries of around $20 a […]

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University of California Workers Ordered to End Strike Over Protest Grievances

A strike by University of California academic workers over the treatment of pro-Palestinian demonstrators was temporarily halted by a Southern California judge on Friday after the university argued the walkout was causing students “irreparable harm.” The temporary restraining order, issued by Judge Randall J. Sherman of the Orange County Superior Court, came as tens of […]

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Samsung Faces First Strike in Its History

For the first time, workers at Samsung Group, the conglomerate that dominates the South Korean economy, were set to strike on Friday. The action comes as Samsung fights to regain its edge in the business of making memory chips, a critical component in the advanced artificial intelligence systems that are reshaping longstanding rivalries among global […]

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U.C. Santa Cruz Workers to Strike Over Protest Crackdowns

Academic workers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will go on strike starting on Monday to protest the university system’s handling of pro-Palestinian demonstrations, the workers’ union announced on Friday. The union, U.A.W. 4811, which is part of the United Auto Workers, represents about 48,000 graduate students and other academic workers at 10 University […]

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University of California Workers Vote to Authorize Strike in Rebuke Over Protest Crackdowns

Unions are known for fighting for higher pay and workplace conditions. But academic workers in the University of California system authorized their union on Wednesday to call for a strike over something else entirely: free speech. The union, U.A.W. 4811, represents about 48,000 graduate students and other academic workers at 10 University of California system […]

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Condé Nast Employees Threaten to Walk Off Job on Eve of Met Gala

Less than a day before celebrities were set to arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Met Gala, the union representing employees of Vogue and other Condé Nast publications indicated that its members were ready to walk off the job on Monday over contract negotiations, potentially snarling the biggest night of the year […]

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Daimler Truck Workers in North Carolina Are Poised to Strike

Workers who make trucks and buses for Daimler Truck in North Carolina appeared poised to strike on Friday as contract talks remained deadlocked. A contract covering 7,000 Daimler employees represented by the United Automobile Workers will expire at the end of Friday. The German company has five factories in North Carolina, where it builds Freightliner […]

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Democrats Try to Navigate a Looming Strike in North Carolina

Barring a last-minute breakthrough, more than 7,000 workers are set to walk off their truck and bus assembly lines on Friday night in the swing state of North Carolina, injecting the United Automobile Workers’ new activism in the South directly into the 2024 election. North Carolina has never been hospitable to organized labor, and the […]

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The Trump Trial Ramps Up, and the Supreme Court Considers A Homelessness Case

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Israel’s Deadly Airstrike on the World Central Kitchen

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South Korea’s Doctors’ Walkout Spurs Thousands of Complaints

Six weeks after thousands of residents and interns at South Korean hospitals walked off the job, frustration is rising. Patients have filed more than 2,000 complaints about surgeries and other treatments being postponed, canceled or refused, according to the national health ministry. Hospitals have closed wards and restructured staff. Nurses have taken on duties usually […]

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