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strike Images (PARIS) — Tourists looking to explore Paris’ most famous landmark were turned away from the Eiffel Tower on Monday as workers went on strike over what they contend is mismanagement that could jeopardize the 135-year-old monument as the city prepares to host the summer Olympic Games. Visitors to the wrought-iron lattice tower on […] Images (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower is expected to be closed to visitors on Monday as workers plan a one-day strike to demand that Paris City Hall officials immediately review the financial management of the 135-year-old monument, claiming maintenance costs are being underestimated ahead of the summer Olympic Games. Monday’s protest will mark the […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — After 148 days, leaders of the Writers Guild of America have unanimously voted to lift its strike, allowing writers to return to work Wednesday, Sept. 27. “The WGAW Board and WGAE Council also voted unanimously to lift the restraining order and end the strike as of 12:01 am PT/3:01 […]

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images (DETROIT) — A labor strike against the three largest motor vehicle manufacturers in the United States carried into a fourth day on Monday amid ongoing negotiations to reach a deal. The United Auto Workers, which represents nearly 150,000 American autoworkers, launched a strike early Friday against General Motors, Ford and Stellantis — […]

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images (DETROIT) — A potential strike at the Big 3 U.S. automakers — General Motors, Ford and Stellantis – would threaten the livelihood of up to 143,000 workers and the bottom line at some of the nation’s top companies. The economic fallout, however, could extend far beyond the immediate players involved. Businesses may […]

DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images (NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Thousands of academic workers at Rutgers University, including professors and graduate student workers, launched a strike on Monday, picketing outside of campus buildings and urging colleagues to forego teaching classes. The strike marks the first in the university’s nearly 257-year history, according to a group of unions representing the […]

omersukrugoksu/Getty Images (TAMPA, Fla.) — U.S. forces killed an “ISIS senior leader” in a strike in northwest Syria on Monday, according to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). The military identified the leader as Khalid ‘Aydd Ahmad Al-Jabouri, who it said was responsible for planning attacks into Europe and Turkey, and developing ISIS’s leadership network. “The death […]

Stella/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — For the second time in five years, classes were canceled Tuesday for approximately 420,000 Los Angeles public school students after tens of thousands of service workers, backed by the powerful teachers union, went on strike. Custodians, cafeteria workers, bus drivers, special education assistants and other members of the Service Employees International […]