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Striketober Is In Full Swing--Here's What That Means

1 month ago   |   By Scary Mommy

Contrary to popular belief, the unemployment rate in the U.S. continues to fall and more employers are raising wages in an effort to retain workers since the pandemic has begun. And yet, more and more employees are deciding that the time to go on strike is now. TIME reports that in the first five days of October alone, there were 10 strikes in the U.S., including workers at Kellogg plants in Nebraska, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee; school bus drivers in Annapolis, Maryland; and janitors at the Denver airport. That doesn't include the nearly 60,000 union members in film and...
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