Posts tagged strikebreakers
Jane Byrne interchange, other Chicago-area road work disrupted as operating engineers strike drags on
July 5, 2022 // “The work stoppage could not occur at a worse time, at the height of construction season and during peak driving season with an eager public ready to travel after two years of a pandemic,” Osman wrote. He said contracts approved in June might need to be suspended and that those scheduled in July could be deferred. The companies released a response letter to Osman on Monday, saying they could not get Local 150 to the bargaining table for weeks and that the union called a strike without presenting a wage proposal. Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan Materials, Lafarge Holcim, Ed Maher, Chicago Area Aggregate Producers Association, Omer Osman, Illinois Department of Transportation, Jamal Chester,
Alabama coalminers on strike for 10 months vow not to be ‘starved out’
January 25, 2022 // Haeden Wright, president of the United Mine Workers of America auxiliary for two of the striking locals and the wife of a striking miner…Wright’s husband, Braxton, has taken a temporary job during the strike at Amazon in Bessemer, Alabama, where he has become involved in supporting the unionization efforts at the warehouse.