Strikes

Amid the rise of a new labor movement, the classic insult is going mainstream.
The work stoppage lasted 40 days and was the longest the auto industry had seen in two decades.
"Roy A. McCombs tragically lost his life today on a picket line standing up for a better life for himself and his coworkers," the union said.
The Chicago Teachers Union rejected Lori Lightfoot's request to halt the strike during contract negotiations as the walkout reached its third school day.
A union council still needs to approve it in order to bring a painful work stoppage to a close.
The biggest auto industry work stoppage in decades is wrapping up its fourth week with no deal on the horizon.
As the autoworkers' strike grinds through its third week, workers say they'll stay on the picket lines for as long as it takes.
General Motors now says company-funded benefits will continue uninterrupted during the work stoppage of nearly 50,000 workers.
There are almost 50,000 United Auto Workers on strike, making it the largest auto strike in a decade.
The union will be covering the cost of COBRA during the lapse.
It's not that complicated. GM has been highly profitable, and workers haven't forgotten the sacrifices they made to prop up the company.
The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, in a fight over jobs and benefits.
The auto industry hasn't seen a United Auto Workers walkout like this in years.
The work stoppage would involve nearly 50,000 workers. "We'll see them on the picket lines tonight," the union said.
The United Auto Workers union and GM will hit a negotiating deadline this weekend, just as the union faces more embarrassing corruption news.
BA has offered a pay rise of 11.5% over three years but members of the pilots association wanted a bigger share of the company’s profits.
The union and U.S. automakers are bracing for an especially tough fight at the bargaining table this summer.
Unite Here just won four union elections at Marriott properties, victories it traces in part to the 2018 work stoppage.
Typically, unions rally for a candidate. But using targeted texts and emails, the Sanders camp rallied for unions.