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100 ships were reportedly waiting to enter the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Oct. 18.
Record-Breaking 100 Cargo Ships Backed up at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports
After being rattled by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the global supply chain is still struggling to recover. Two of America’s busiest ports, Long Beach and Los Angeles, saw records shattered on Oct. 18...
A police officer waves to and flashes his lights to Registered Nurses and supporters who are standing in a picket line as they wave to cars as they drive by outside St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts on February 24, 2021. 800 Nurses voted to go on strike starting March 8 after giving the hospital a ten day notice. During the pandemic the nurses have cited more than 500 reports of safety issues for both themselves and patients and had more than 100 co-workers leave. Nurses are asking for increased staffing levels and a new contract.
Minnesota Hospital Nurses Hold Strike Demanding Better Benefits
Nurses at the Allina Hospital in Plymouth, Minnesota, recently held a three-day strike demanding better holiday pay and benefits. As a result, the hospital had to temporarily suspend some of its services. All 50 nurses...