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Strikes spiked in July, as workers seek higher wages to keep up with inflation

July saw a significant surge in strikes, the busiest in three decades, driven by rising public support for unions and workers demanding higher wages to counter high inflation. Various sectors, including Hollywood, transportation, and manufacturing, witnessed strikes as workers sought fair compensation, and unions are now pursuing more ambitious goals, indicating a shift in labor dynamics. Despite a potential softening labor market, the momentum for labor victories and demands for a new social contract continue to grow.

Source: The Washington Post | Click here for full story.