Reuters

‘Enough’s enough’: tight U.S. job market triggers strikes for more pay

Thousands of workers remain on strike across the United States demanding higher pay and better conditions despite Hollywood make-up artists and camera operators reaching a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them. Kevin Bradshaw is an employee at Kellogg Co’s cereal plant in Memphis, Tennessee, where most of North America’s Frosted Flakes are made. “Enough is enough,” said Bradshaw, vice president of Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 252G at the Memphis plant.

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