Latest Strikes News

Spanish metalworkers call off strike after pay rise deal

Nov. 25, 2021 10:51 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Trade unions representing metalworkers in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz called off a nine-day strike and workers began returning to their jobs Thursday after reaching a pay agreement with employers covering the next three years. Workers had...

Kellogg's and its striking workers to resume talks next week

Nov. 24, 2021 18:31 PM EST

A day after Kellogg's threatened to start permanently replacing its striking workers, the company and its union agreed to return to the bargaining table. Contract talks are set to resume next Tuesday between the Battle Creek, Michigan-based company and the Bakery,...

Deere Q4 profit jumps 69% despite strike and supply problems

Nov. 24, 2021 12:40 PM EST

Deere & Co. said its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69% on strong sales of its agricultural and construction equipment despite a monthlong strike that began near the end of the period as well as ongoing supply chain problems. The Moline, Illinois-based company...

Kellogg's to replace some striking workers after talks stall

Nov. 23, 2021 12:32 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said it failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery,...

Phoenix airport restaurant, coffee shop workers go on strike

Nov. 22, 2021 17:17 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A union representing the largest group of food service workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport went on strike Monday — during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year — to amplify concerns over wages, health insurance and retirement contributions. ...

Kellogg's to restart talks with striking cereal workers

Nov. 21, 2021 18:38 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Kellogg Co. will reopen contract talks this week with its 1,400 cereal plant workers who have been on strike since Oct. 5. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said negotiations are scheduled to resume Monday with the Bakery, Confectionery,...

Scranton teachers reach tentative deal, ending strike

Nov. 19, 2021 19:49 PM EST

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Teachers reached a tentative contract agreement Friday with the Scranton School District, ending a 12-day strike. Students will return to class on Monday for the first time since Nov. 2 after union and district negotiators agreed on the terms of a...

Workers for Phoenix airport food vendors authorize strike

Nov. 19, 2021 18:52 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Union leaders say hundreds of workers for food vendors at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have voted to authorize a strike just as the busy holiday travel season starts. UNITE HERE Local 11 said Friday 97% of HMS Host Workers employed at the...

Manfred: Lockout preferred to in-season strike if no deal

Nov. 18, 2021 17:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — While insisting Major League Baseball is focused on reaching a labor deal, Commissioner Rob Manfred signaled Thursday that owners likely will lock out players if the current contract expires Dec. 1 without a new agreement. Baseball had eight work...

Deere workers approve 3rd contract offer, will end strike

Nov. 17, 2021 22:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deere & Co. workers approved a new contract Wednesday that will deliver 10% raises immediately and end a monthlong strike for more than 10,000 employees. The United Auto Workers union said 61% of its members approved the deal with the tractor maker on...