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John Deere workers strike after contract negotiations collapse - October 15, 2021 The Future of Work

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More than 10,000 workers at 14 John Deere plants went on strike Thursday after members of the United Auto Workers union said the company’s proposed contract failed to meet wage and retirement expectations. Union representatives said the circumstances are in the striking workers’ favor given the labor shortage. Workers for Kellog’s have been striking since Oct. 5 while the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees said workers will strike at the beginning of next week if no deal is reached in their negotiations.
The Strike Wave Is a Big Flashing Sign That We Need More New Union Organizing - In These Times
State Senators show support of Kellogg’s employees on strike - KLKN
@lyzl: Workers across Iowa today are on strike at the Deere plant and at the Curlys/Smithfield plant. Their demands are fair pay, to retire with dignity, and fair work rules. And so far, Iowa's senators and governor are completely silent
US wholesale inflation rose 8.6% last month compared to the previous year as demand for a number of goods has outstripped supply and bumped prices up for consumer goods across multiple sectors. Logistic and economic experts said President Joe Biden’s attempts to ease supply chain constraints and rising prices in time for the holiday season are unlikely to be effective given the extent of labor shortages and supply chain congestion.
In struggle to fix supply chain, small businesses fear losing out to larger companies with more spending power - NBC News
As congestion threatens economy, Port of Baltimore is adding more ships and running smoothly - Fox Business
Over 100 workers at the Los Alamos nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico have sued over the vaccine mandate, claiming the contractor who runs the lab for the U.S. Department of Energy violated their constitutional rights by unfairly denying exemption requests. Employees have said the lab may lose up to 10% of its employees due to the vaccine mandate.
Chicago police union head urges cops to defy vaccine mandate - Associated Press
U.S. pastors, advocacy groups mobilize against COVID-19 vaccine mandates - Reuters
Covid-19 Vaccine-Mandate Bans Tread on Uncertain Legal Ground - The Wall Street Journal
The Biden administration announced an investment of $100 million in the National Health Service Corps to address the U.S. healthcare worker shortage. The news comes as labor shortages in the healthcare industry have driven labor costs up for medical facilities. Some economists have said worker participation may not return to pre-pandemic levels as 2.7 million people remained long-term unemployed in September.
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating - The Atlantic
No unemployment checks for health workers who refuse vaccine - Associated Press
The National Hockey League announced that all but four of its players have been vaccinated against COVID-19, showcasing a 99% vaccination rate as the hockey season begins. Vaccination policies in major league sports have varied across leagues as the NFL instituted a mandate for players and staff while the NBA put in place a number of restrictions for players unwilling to get vaccinated.
The Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving defends his decision not to get vaccinated. - The New York Times
‘I will play under the conditions that have been set’: Tsitsipas backs Australian Open COVID measures - The Sydney Morning Herald
@charlottecrrll: The WNBA has led the way when it comes to vaccines in sports leagues. Learn a little more on how their efforts stack up against other leagues
"Amid 'Great Resignation,' banks see lowest turnover in years" - Consulting.us / Source: Crowe’s 2021 Bank Compensation and Benefits Survey


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The next Turbine Labs Leadership briefing will be delivered on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 9:30AM ET.
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More than 10,000 workers at 14 John Deere plants went on strike Thursday after members of the United Auto Workers union said the company’s proposed contract failed to meet wage and retirement expectations. Union representatives said the circumstances are in the striking workers’ favor given the labor shortage. Workers for Kellog’s have been striking since Oct. 5 while the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees said workers will strike at the beginning of next week if no deal is reached in their negotiations.
The Strike Wave Is a Big Flashing Sign That We Need More New Union Organizing - In These Times
State Senators show support of Kellogg’s employees on strike - KLKN
@lyzl: Workers across Iowa today are on strike at the Deere plant and at the Curlys/Smithfield plant. Their demands are fair pay, to retire with dignity, and fair work rules. And so far, Iowa's senators and governor are completely silent
US wholesale inflation rose 8.6% last month compared to the previous year as demand for a number of goods has outstripped supply and bumped prices up for consumer goods across multiple sectors. Logistic and economic experts said President Joe Biden’s attempts to ease supply chain constraints and rising prices in time for the holiday season are unlikely to be effective given the extent of labor shortages and supply chain congestion.
In struggle to fix supply chain, small businesses fear losing out to larger companies with more spending power - NBC News
As congestion threatens economy, Port of Baltimore is adding more ships and running smoothly - Fox Business
Over 100 workers at the Los Alamos nuclear weapons laboratory in New Mexico have sued over the vaccine mandate, claiming the contractor who runs the lab for the U.S. Department of Energy violated their constitutional rights by unfairly denying exemption requests. Employees have said the lab may lose up to 10% of its employees due to the vaccine mandate.
Chicago police union head urges cops to defy vaccine mandate - Associated Press
U.S. pastors, advocacy groups mobilize against COVID-19 vaccine mandates - Reuters
Covid-19 Vaccine-Mandate Bans Tread on Uncertain Legal Ground - The Wall Street Journal
The Biden administration announced an investment of $100 million in the National Health Service Corps to address the U.S. healthcare worker shortage. The news comes as labor shortages in the healthcare industry have driven labor costs up for medical facilities. Some economists have said worker participation may not return to pre-pandemic levels as 2.7 million people remained long-term unemployed in September.
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating - The Atlantic
No unemployment checks for health workers who refuse vaccine - Associated Press
The National Hockey League announced that all but four of its players have been vaccinated against COVID-19, showcasing a 99% vaccination rate as the hockey season begins. Vaccination policies in major league sports have varied across leagues as the NFL instituted a mandate for players and staff while the NBA put in place a number of restrictions for players unwilling to get vaccinated.
The Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving defends his decision not to get vaccinated. - The New York Times
‘I will play under the conditions that have been set’: Tsitsipas backs Australian Open COVID measures - The Sydney Morning Herald
@charlottecrrll: The WNBA has led the way when it comes to vaccines in sports leagues. Learn a little more on how their efforts stack up against other leagues
"Amid 'Great Resignation,' banks see lowest turnover in years" - Consulting.us / Source: Crowe’s 2021 Bank Compensation and Benefits Survey


CONTENT FACTS
Turbine Labs has tracked 21,749 media articles and blogs and 19,730 social media posts over the last 24 hours.
The next Turbine Labs Leadership briefing will be delivered on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 9:30AM ET.
Questions or feedback? Don't hesitate to reach out to us directly.

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