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There is a 307,000 teacher shortage as job creation hasn't kept up with student enrollment.

Chicago schools shut down as the country’s third largest school district braces for a teacher’s strike

Chicago teachers are going on strike Thursday, part of a wave of demonstrations in recent years calling for higher wages and more funding.
A protester outside Google's offices in Kings Cross.

Google’s cleaners in London are threatening to go on strike over working conditions

Google's two-tier workforce is coming under fresh scrutiny as low-paid contract cleaners in the UK raise complaints.

The GM autoworker strike is entering into its 4th week. Here are 10 of the most impactful strikes in history — for better or worse.

Withholding labor is one of the most powerful things working people can do. Here's the strikingly long history, dating back to before Ancient Rome.
Steve Donagan with UAW Local 22 of Royal Oak, Michigan, carries his three-year-old daughter Regina on his shoulders as he walks the picket line with striking United Auto Workers (UAW) union members at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant on September 25, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The UAW called a strike against GM at midnight on September 15th, the unions first national strike since 2007. This is the unions longest national strike since 1970.

The General Motors strike is getting more expensive. It has likely cost the automaker more than $1 billion already.

Now, the company's suppliers could start to get hurt too as the ongoing strike enters its third week.

The General Motors strike could cost the automaker $75 million per day if it continues

Wall Street is carefully watching for the United Auto Workers' new deal with the Detroit automotive giant.

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.

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.