Posts tagged Dan Osborn
140,000 Americans walked out of work last year to strike for higher pay and safer workplaces — and thousands got what they wanted
February 24, 2022 // In 2021, about 140,000 workers were involved in work stoppages. In total, there were 265 work stoppages last year, according to researchers at Cornell University's ILR School, who created the ILR Labor Action Tracker and compiled the data used in its first annual report. Cumulatively, that means there were about 3.27 million "strike days" in 2021 — which the researchers define as how long strikes lasted, multiplied by the number of strikers.
Kellogg reaches tentative deal with union to end 2-month strike
December 2, 2021 // “The workers have won a lot,” Rebecca Givan, an associate professor of labor studies and employment relations in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, told Bloomberg. “It certainly shows the success of going on strike.”
Meet a Kellogg’s Worker on Strike for a Month and Getting Ready for Another
November 7, 2021 // They’re the latest group opting to stay on the picket line and demand equitable wages as thousands of workers across the country walk out, turning what the labor movement called #Striketober into #Strikesgiving. Just this week, John Deere union members voted down a tentative agreement, meaning that more than 10,000 workers will stay on strike.