Organized Labor Disputes Are on the Rise. Here's Why Leaders Should Pay Attention

Any broad shift in dynamics between workers and management has implications for the present and future of employment in the United States. A deeper understanding of the forces at work could be valuable for a variety of businesses.

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75,000 Kaiser Permanente Unionized Employees Launch Historic Strike Over Pay and Staffing Concerns

It's the largest healthcare worker strike in the United States, affecting 40% of Kaiser Permanente's workforce across multiple states and the District of Columbia.

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Widespread Strikes Have Resulted in 4.1 Million Missed Days of Work in 2023 (So Far)

From autoworkers to actors, 2023 has witnessed a remarkable surge in strikes across various industries, with over 353,000 workers participating in work stoppages.

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Amazon Is Boosting Pay for Contracted Delivery Drivers—Starting as Soon as Next Month

The company is raising the average hourly rate for delivery drivers to $20.50 by mid-October.

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After Losing Work in the Writer's Strike, He Turned His 'Weird Niche Hobby' Into a Side Hustle That Brings in Hundreds of Dollars Per Sale

Jesse McLaren was forced to find another way to make ends meet — and he's not the only one.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Makes 'Single Largest' 7-Figure Donation to SAG-AFTRA Relief Fund as Actors' Strike Rages On

Thousands of actors in SAG-AFTRA have been on strike since July 13.

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As Strikes in Hollywood Persist, Industry Experts Sound Alarms on Potential 'Collapse' of 'Entire Industry'

The strikes come at a challenging time for traditional entertainment companies, which are still recovering from the pandemic and struggling to compete with streaming platforms, and raises concerns about long-term consequences for the industry.

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The Massive UPS Strike Could Wreck the U.S. Economy, But Amazon Might Profit Big Time Anyway — Here's Why

The contract between UPS workers and the company expires on August 1.

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UPS Workers Say a Strike Is 'Inevitable,' Would Be Largest Single-Employer Strike in U.S. History

The Teamsters gave UPS until Friday to submit their "best" and "final" offer.

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Hollywood Writers Just Announced They're on Strike. 'We're Being Devalued and Financially Taken Advantage Of.'

The Writers Guild of America wants increased compensation and residuals in the age of streaming.

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'This Is the Way It's Always Been': HarperCollins Workers Fight to End Historic Cycle of Unfair Wages

An employee on the HarperCollins picket lines shares what the experience has been like – and why the problems strikers are addressing are universal to the entire publishing industry.

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'This Is What We Serve Ourselves and Customers': Starbucks Employees Strike Over Mold, Allegedly Hazardous Conditions

The workers claim they are working next to black mold and bed bugs.

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Over 1,000 Kellogg's US Cereal Plant Workers Go on Strike Over Cut to Benefits and Pay

The food manufacturing company has been at loggerheads with union members for more than a year over a dispute involving a cut to pay and benefits.