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Liverpool workers will strike again without agreement on wages and inflation

A longshoreman on strike at a picket line outside the Port of Liverpool during a strike in Liverpool, UK on Tuesday 20th September 2022. Longshoremen at Britain’s fourth largest container port unanimously voted to reject their employers’ latest pay offer – and walk out of work for two weeks in a strike that starts in …

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Unions strike again at UK port of Felixstowe in threat to holiday season

Container ships loaded at Felixstowe. whitemay | iStock Not released | Getty Images Longshoremen at Felixstowe, the UK’s largest port, have started an eight-day strike in protest over their wages and inflation, overlapping an ongoing strike at the Port of Liverpool. Together, the two port strikes threaten imports and exports across all sectors – much …

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Claiming victory, Boston Starbucks workers call off 64-day strike

After 1,500 hours on the picket line, Starbucks workers at a store on the Boston University campus ended their strike last Wednesday, declaring victory. Your manager will be replaced as they demanded. Baristas alleged a range of insults from the manager, ranging from homophobia to simultaneous cuts in hours, understaffing and hiring new staff. Not …

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Rail freight strike threatens supply chains, prompting White House to plan

A nationwide railroad strike could derail critical deliveries of chlorine to sewage treatment plants and coal to utility plants, among other potentially crippling disruptions, prompting top White House aides on Tuesday to consider options emergency to protect the country’s drinking water and energy supply. White House aides are studying how to ensure that essential goods …

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Ukraine: Kryvyi Rih residents urge to take shelter as Russian missiles strike again | Ukraine

Russia on Thursday hit the Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih again with cruise missiles, after a devastating attack the day before destroyed a dam and caused major flooding. The latest attack on the hometown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has caused serious damage. Two missiles hit the same reservoir that was hit on Wednesday and …

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Live Updates: Rail strike averted after Biden announces tentative deal

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the South Lawn of the White House on September 13 in Washington, DC. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) With the midterm elections looming and President Joe Biden vowing to be the most pro-union president in U.S. history, negotiations between the railroad industry and union representatives were an acute political landmine that …

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Man shoots bullets, hits pickers during Columbus teachers’ strike

Several members of the Columbus Education Association were struck by pellets during a picket at Indian Springs Elementary School in Clintonville Tuesday afternoon. Columbus police coordinators said a man in a bronze sedan fired a shotgun at the picketers several times around 2 p.m. No serious injuries were reported among those affected; medics treated an …

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Ellsworth, a place to belong > Air Force Global Strike Command AFSTRAT-AIR > Item View

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, SD — In the summer of 1972, a deadly flood swept through Rapid City, SD, killing 238 people and injuring thousands. The wave of water destroyed more than a thousand homes and cars and caused $160 million in damage across the city. Ellsworth Air Force Base sprang into action: the 28th …

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