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Labor strikes are rising – and winning pay hikes

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
From The Center
General News, Labor, Strikes, Pay Raises
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At a time of high inflation, pushing household budgets to the limit, workers are speaking up through union action – and the boosts won by employees have been sizable.

A wave of union activity is rippling across the United States, giving workers historic boosts in pay at a time when the cost of living is soaring. In this month alone:

Public works employees in St. Paul, Minnesota, ratified a contract with a 9% raise in pay – and, based on seniority, up to 9% more.

A New York union convinced...

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