Stories tagged: strike
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Teacher strikes in Tacoma, Battle Ground, Centralia, and Tumwater have impacted more than 53,000 students combined, just under half of whom come from low-income households.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A 17-day strike that delayed major construction projects around Western Washington has apparently ended.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 8:57 p.m.
It’s official: Teachers and school staff in Seattle voted to authorize a strike Tuesday evening. The strike could take effect if negotiations with Seattle Public Schools don’t result in a …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
After teachers and the Yakima School District reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, school began as scheduled Monday – much to the relief of parents, students and employees.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
Teachers in the Evergreen and Washougal school districts headed to the picket lines this morning, demonstrating in favor of higher wages after contract negotiations across Clark County stalled.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 12:50 p.m.
Nearly 1,800 Amazon workers in Spain went on strike Monday during Prime Day, which has quickly grown into the company’s biggest-sales day of the year.
Tue., July 10, 2018
The local “Mercury” boys – telegraph messenger boys – went on strike until the Western Union Co. met their two demands. One of those demands seems a bit jarring to …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Israeli warplanes struck Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants there fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities early Wednesday, the military said.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Tuesday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the …
Tue., May 15, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
The University of Washington’s graduate students who teach, tutor and do research went on a one-day strike Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The Arizona governor signed a plan Thursday to give striking teachers a 20 percent pay raise, ending their six-day walkout after a dramatic all-night legislative session and sending more than …
UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea of red Thursday as they kicked off widespread walkouts that shut down public schools in a bid for …
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
The leaders of Russia, Iran and the Hezbollah group in Lebanon said Sunday that Western airstrikes on their ally, Syria, have complicated prospects for a political settlement to the country’s …
Sun., March 18, 2018
Steelworkers and their families took to the streets Saturday to mark what they say is the Idaho Silver Valley’s longest mining strike.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Steelworkers’ Wednesday night vote against using binding arbitration to end a year-long strike at the Lucky Friday Mine hinged on workers’ fears about potential changes to pay and a long-established …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Miners at the Lucky Friday Mine overwhelmingly voted against arbitration to end a strike that has dragged on for nearly a year.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
The West Virginia teacher’s strike entered a new week with no immediate resolution in sight. Teachers are waiting for state lawmakers to agree on a pay raise, and state House …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Striking teachers in West Virginia are to return to the classroom on Thursday, Gov. Jim Justice said in announcing he is offering teachers and school service personnel a revised 5 …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Thousands of striking schoolteachers who have shut down West Virginia classrooms for days are demanding a face-to-face meeting with the governor and legislative leaders on their pay grievances, a union …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to binding, third-party arbitration to solve the strike at the Lucky Friday Mine. Union members will vote in March on whether to invoke arbitration.
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
An unknown number of private Russian military contractors were killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, Russian media reported Tuesday in a development that could further inflame Russia-U.S. tensions.
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Seattle school bus drivers are going back to work following a weeklong strike.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
School bus drivers in Washington state’s largest school district have gone on strike.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Israel’s national trade union on Sunday held a half-day nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva’s decision to lay off a quarter of its workforce, snarling traffic and shuttering key …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
The Seattle school bus drivers union says it will go on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest the health insurance plan being offered.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with “Black Friday” to demand …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Pro-independence protesters blocked roads and stopped commuter trains Wednesday in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia as part of a general strike to protest the jailing of ousted Catalan government officials …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
An ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine affected Hecla Mining Co.’s third quarter earnings.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Workers represented by Lane County government’s largest labor union went on strike Wednesday, seeking higher wages while trying to fend off an attempt to make them pay for health insurance.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Highways were blocked, schools closed and much business halted across Catalonia Tuesday as tens of thousands of workers and students joined strikes and took to the streets to protest the …