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Kaiser Permanente reaches tentative deal with health care workers

Kaiser reached a tentative deal with more than 75,000 of its health care workers Friday morning, a week after a three-day walkout that disrupted appointments and services at many hospitals and clinics.

Auto workers escalate strike, walking out at Ford’s largest factory and threatening Stellantis

The strike came nearly four weeks after the union began its walkouts against General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis on Sept. 15, with one assembly plant from each company.

US jobless claims remain at historically low 209,000, a sign of continuing labor market strength

In Massachusetts, about 2,445 individuals filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week, up 358 from the week prior, according to the Labor Department.

More Americans support striking auto workers than car companies, new poll shows

The poll found that 36 percent of Americans sympathize with the workers in their dispute with the automakers, 9 percent support the automakers, and the rest back both or neither.

Canadian auto workers, GM reach tentative contract agreement, ending brief strike

About 4,300 workers at two GM factories and a parts warehouse, who walked off the job at midnight, were to return to work Tuesday afternoon and will vote on the three-year deal later.

Auto workers begin strike at GM plants in Canada, as talks continue

Their union, Unifor, represents more than 4,200 workers at the plants.

UAW workers at Mack Trucks go on strike

The union informed the truck-maker Sunday that members had opposed the contract by a 73 percent vote, and that a strike would begin at Mack’s factories in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Florida.

Workers at Fenway Health vote to unionize, the latest in health care organizing

What comes next is an opportunity to advocate for workers and patients at one of the largest local health care providers for the LGBTQ+ community, the union said.