Delta pilots authorize strike

Delta pilots authorize strike

Pilots at Delta Air Lines voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike, but it might be a largely symbolic gesture as hurdles remain before the pilots can legally walk off the job. The Air Line Pilots Association said Monday that 96% of Delta pilots took part in the vote, and 99% of those … Read more

Why going on strike could get much harder for American workers

Why going on strike could get much harder for American workers

Labor protests around the U.S. have surged during the COVID-19 pandemic as employees across a range of industries have pushed for better pay and working conditions. But a case the Supreme Court agreed to hear last week could make going on strike much more difficult. In Glacier Northwest v. Int’l Brotherhood of Teamsters, a concrete … Read more

France orders striking oil workers back to refineries amid

France orders striking oil workers back to refineries amid

Lines formed at gas stations as some pumps have been running dry in France because of a strike by energy workers, as seen here on October 12, 2022 in Paris. Geoffroy Van der Hasselt/Anadolu Agency/Getty Paris — France’s premier ordered striking oil workers back to their refineries on Wednesday, as long lines persisted at gas … Read more

Large rail union rejects deal, making eventual strike possible

Large rail union rejects deal, making eventual strike possible

The third largest railroad union rejected its deal with freight railroads Monday — renewing the possibility of a strike that could cripple the economy — but before that could happen, both sides will return to the bargaining table. About 56% of the voting track maintenance workers represented by the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes … Read more