O’Hare airport workers to announce strike date Monday
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O’Hare airport workers to announce strike date Monday

CHICAGO (AP) — Thanksgiving holiday air travelers will soon learn when hundreds of workers plan to strike this week at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials say they will announce the date of their strike during a news conference Monday. About 500 workers committed to a strike after a vote … Continue reading

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Philadelphia commuters hit clogged roads on strike’s Day 4
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Philadelphia commuters hit clogged roads on strike’s Day 4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuters are hitting clogged roads, jumping on bikes and organizing carpools as the Philadelphia’s transit strike enters Day 4. Transit workers hit the picket lines again Friday morning as no contract agreement was reached overnight. On Thursday, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority asked for assurances from the city’s striking transit union that … Continue reading

Campus Life / Education

Faculty on strike at 14 Pennsylvania state universities 

  WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities went on strike Wednesday, disrupting classes midsemester for more than 100,000 students, after contract negotiations hit an impasse. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced its members went on strike at 5 a.m. because no agreement was reached with the … Continue reading

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UK junior doctors vote overwhelmingly to go to strike

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors in England have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike to protest proposed government changes to their contracts. The action is expected to cause widespread disruption to the nation’s public health service, with many hospitals likely to cancel routine outpatient clinics and non-urgent operations. Doctors will provide emergency … Continue reading