#Strikesgiving: CWA Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement in Buffalo, more

#Strikesgiving: CWA Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement in Buffalo, more

November 5, 2021 – TA REACHED! More than 2,000 CWA healthcare workers at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY—part of the Catholic Health network—reached a tentative agreement for safe staffing conditions after a month-long strike.

CWA members at 3 Catholic Health facilities are in negotiations for a new contract: Mercy Hospital, Kenmore Mercy, and St. Joe’s. Support CHS Workers United >

UMWA - 1,100 MineWorkers at WarriorMet in Alabama have been on strike for 8 months for a fair contract from a Wall Street-backed coal company. On Thursday, they took the strike to Manhattan, to the corporate offices of BlackRock, part owners of the WarriorMet Alabama mines.

AFA President Sara Nelson addressed the Mineworkers saying, “This is about Wall Street greed. Flight Attendants are with you all the way. We fight the same greed in the airline industry. Working people make this country run!” Learn more about the strike and how you can support our UMWA sisters and brothers >

BCTGM - Kellogg workers at cereal plants in Omaha, Nebraska; Battle Creek, Michigan; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and Memphis, Tennessee have been on strike for 5 weeks over wages, healthcare, holiday pay, vacation pay and reduced retirement benefits. This week the company asked the union to come back to the table as the stock took a hit. This is the second major BCTGM strike this year, previously Nabisco workers won a new contract after a week on strike. Support BCTGM Kellogg Workers on Strike >

MNA - More than 700 nurses of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, went on strike March 8, 2021 for safer staffing and safer patient care conditions. They are still on strike! Why? Because Tenet Health, the corporation that runs their hospital, wants to permanently replace 109 of the striking nurses. They're not backing down. Stand with Massachusetts Nurses >

UAW - More than 10,000 John Deere workers went on strike after failing to reach a contract on October 14, 2021. Why? "Our members at John Deere strike for the ability to earn a decent living, retire with dignity and establish fair work rules," Chuck Browning, vice president and director of the UAW's Agricultural Implement Department, said in a statement. Workers voted down a Tentative Agreement this week and remain on the picket line. Learn more about the strike >

WATCH: Labor Strikes Back Livestream with Sen. Bernie Sanders, Robert Reich, AFA President Sara Nelson and striking workers across the country.

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