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Fast-food workers will return to the bargaining table and their strike after management agreed to continue negotiations. CBS affiliate, KOIN, reports: “The Burgerville Workers Union has ended a strike against the fast-food company after it agreed to continue negotiations on Sunday. Wage negotiations have been ongoing and unsuccessful for the past 18 months. After meeting for 2 days,…

Autoworkers are mourning the loss of one of their own after he was struck on the picket line by a car. USA Today reports: ” A United Auto Workers picket was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver outside the General Motors plant in Spring Hill amid an ongoing strike. UAW union officials released a statement Tuesday about…

UAW members who work for Volvo Group’s Mack trucks are officially on strike. USA Today reports: “More than 3,600 hourly workers at Mack Trucks Inc., in Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania went on strike at six plants at 11:59 p.m. Saturday seeking “fair pay and benefits,” the UAW confirmed early Sunday. ‘UAW members get up every day and put in…

GM workers are receiving a strike benefits increase as they enter their fourth week off the job. CNN Business here: “As the United Auto Workers union strike against General Motors reached the end of its fourth week Sunday, the union moved to raise the level of financial support for nearly 50,000 GM workers who walked off…

General Motor workers in South Korea have had enough with management. Reuters reports: “General Motors Co’s unionized workers in South Korea will strike Monday to Wednesday over stalled wage talks and concern of another plant shutdown, union officials said on Friday, the first full walkout since GM bought local factories in 2002. The decision came after…