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Thousands of nurses tired of working with too many patients will walk out of hospitals in a 4-state strike

Nurses employed by Tenet Healthcare and the University of Chicago Medical Center are advocating better nurse-to-patient ratios.
Octavia Minyard pickets outside the Hamtramck front gate with fellow GM employees

‘GM is making a record profit, we’re just asking for a fair deal’: At a GM plant in Detroit, strikers share their grievances

Employees are disputing the use of temporary workers, uneven pay scales, and health care, among other issues.

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Whether you're a Roman plebeian or an Australian stonemason, withholding your labor is one of the most powerful things working people can do.

GM tumbles on first union strike in 12 years, which could cost it $50 million a day

"The longer it lasts, the more it will be felt in GM's earnings profile," Credit Suisse analyst Dan Levy wrote in a client note.

Grocery stores would run out of food in just 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

"Without trucking, we would be naked, starving, and homeless," one truck driver told Business Insider.

The US auto workers union just decided to walk out on GM — here’s why they’re striking

The UAW ordered its membership to strike General Motors on Sunday night after contract negotiations broke down.
Fires burn in the distance after a drone strike by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saudi company Aramco's oil processing facilities, in Buqayq, Saudi Arabia September 14, 2019 in this still image taken from a social media video obtained by REUTERS

The world’s largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia was attacked by 10 explosive drones ahead Aramco’s plans for the biggest IPO ever

The attack cut oil production in half ahead of state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco's plans for what could be the largest initial public offering.

British Airways pilots plan to strike over 3 days in September, throwing air travel into chaos

The dates were announced following weeks of negotiations between the airline and the pilots' union. The union initially voted in July for the strike.

British Airways’ pilots just voted to strike, which could mean major disruptions for summer travel

The pilots' union voted 93% in favor of the strike with a 90% turnout. The pilots want a raise, as the airline reports consistently strong profits.
A worker collects orders at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Rugeley, central England.

People are canceling their Amazon Prime memberships to support the worker protests — here’s how to cancel yours

You can't cancel your Amazon Prime membership in just one click — there are four steps to follow. Here's how to do it.