Striking Plow Drivers

Teamsters Local 320 members strike in St. Louis County

“We’re just hoping to get equality,” said Tom Allen, who has been a mechanic for two years and was working the picket at the St. Louis County garage on Jean Duluth Road. “We’re looking to be long-term employees and we do a good job. We’re out here working for equal pay and equal rights.”

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Hundreds rally to support striking Laborers at Cretex

Arturo Sanchez is accustomed to working outside in all kinds of weather, making concrete products at Cretex Companies. He didn’t mind the hard work, he said, because he was earning a decent living and putting money into a pension plan for the day he would retire.

Hospital laundry workers go on strike

More than 240 members of Worker’s United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries Monday in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.