Michigan Profs Demand Double Salary, Threaten To Strike

Education | Rob Shimshock
A man examines two ten-dollar bills. (Shutterstock/Blue_Deep)

‘State law also prohibits labor strikes by public employees’

4,800 Nurses Strike After Employers Docks Their Healthcare Benefits

Business | Ted Goodman
Nurses: michaeljung/shutterstock.com. Minnesota Welcome Sign: photo.ua/shutterstock.com

‘They clearly want to break the back of the nurses’

Teachers Union Shuts Down Chicago Schools, Accuses Governor Of 'Blatant Disregard For Children'

Education | Eric Owens
Randi Weingarten YouTube screenshot/Clinton Global Initiative

‘We’re out here fighting for opportunity for kids,’ teachers union said as 400,000 students missed school

Socialists SLAM Seattle Teachers Union For Capitulating To Bourgeois Bosses, Teaching Kids

Education | Eric Owens
Seattle Education Association

‘Stagnant wages and declining living standards being imposed on educators’

UK Conservatives Move To Make Public Sector Strikes 'Almost Impossible'

Business | Guy Bentley

‘If you want to give money to a party it should be an act of free will – not something that is taken out of your pay packet without you being told about it properly’

Fancypants College Students End Brief Hunger Strike, Get Back To Being Rich And Well-Fed

Education | Eric Owens
YouTube screenshot/Sofia Adams

Privileged children vow to keep ‘fighting the exploitation of workers’

Unions, Shell Execs Giving Each Other Silent Treatment

Business | Connor D. Wolf

United Steelworkers are not happy with what the oil industry is offering.

Canadian Unions Now Have a Constitutional Right To Strike

Business | PG Veer

‘This will give tremendous powers to public unions’

World Cup Fans Should Ride Donkeys To Matches, Former President Says

Sports | Julia Dent

Or walk. Or bike. You just can’t take the metro

New Mexico teachers mull strike over evaluation linked to actual, objective criteria

Education | Eric Owens

‘This evaluation system is unprecedented in how unfair it is’

A Big Nothingburger

US | Patrick Howley
Very few fast-food employees strike

Striking teachers scream insults at substitute teachers - TheDCNF

Education | Robby Soave

One parent calls strike ’embarrassing’

Ta-ta for Twinkies? - TheDCNF

Business | Betsi Fores

Hostess may need to shut doors due to union strike

HuffPo to bloggers: Go ahead, strike some more - TheDC

Business | Steven Nelson

Huffington Post contributors aim to expand strike as their concerns are dismissed by company

Huffington Post contributors go on strike - TheDC

US | Steven Nelson

Arianna Huffington responds, ‘No one really notices… Go ahead, go on strike’

BBC journalists strike for 2nd day over pensions - AP

Business | admin

BBC director-general Mark Thompson insists the new pension plans are fair and have already been modified after talks with staff

French workers protest retirement age shift to 62 - AP

World | interns

The government currently allows for retirement at sixty years old, but the pension system is a massive burden on the country’s budget

Spirit grounds thousands of travelers - PORTFOLIO.COM

Business | interns

Because it is small, you may not have heard that Florida-based Spirit Airlines has been shut down since Saturday

Passenger numbers fall as BA strike continues - BBC

Business | interns

The number of passengers on British Airways in May dropped by 14.2% from a year ago

Chinese Honda strike a wake-up call for Japan - NYT

Business | interns

As the car company’s sales struggle throughout the world, Japan grapples with a struggling economy