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Phoenix Fast-Food Workers Strike

Calling for $15 and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food workers in Phoenix walked off their jobs Thursday as part of a wave of strikes in more than 150 cities across the US and protests in 33 additional countries on six continents. In all, strikes and protests reached more than 230 cities… Read More →

Phoenix light rail strike averted

by in Business News

Officials with the light rail that serves the Phoenix metropolitan area say the potential for a work stoppage by New Year’s Eve has been averted. The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1433 and light rail operations contractor Alternate Concepts agreed Friday to continue labor negotiations under existing work conditions. ATU and ACI have agreed to submit… Read More →

CenturyLink workers in Arizona authorize strike


CenturyLink workers in 13 western states have voted to authorize a strike if union leaders can’t reach a new contract with the communications company. The workers at issue are in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, North Dakota, New Mexico, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Communications Workers of America announced… Read More →