Kansas Frito-Lay workers end strike

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The Washington Post 26 July, 2021 - 03:25pm 47 views

Why is Frito Lay on strike?

The workers in Local 218 said they went on strike because the company had refused to address their concerns about the shifts, which they said took away time with their families and did not even allow enough time to get a full night's sleep. ... The New York TimesFrito-Lay Workers in Kansas Ratify Contract, Ending Strike

Strike at Kansas plant ends as union approves contract

Salina Post 26 July, 2021 - 03:00pm

Union members on Friday ratified a new two-year contract. The contract gives union workers at the plant a 4% pay raise over two years and guarantees employees at least one day off a week.

Union workers went on strike July 5, complaining of forced overtime and a lack of pay raises in recent years. Workers said they were often required to work back-to-back days of 12-hour shifts, with only eight hours between. Employees are expected to return to work Monday.

They said the shifts were was caused by a severe shortage of workers at the plant.

Strike at Kansas plant ends as union approves contract

Newsweek 26 July, 2021 - 03:00pm

Union members on Friday ratified a new two-year contract. The contract gives union workers at the plant a 4% pay raise over two years and guarantees employees at least one day off a week.

Union workers went on strike July 5, complaining of forced overtime and a lack of pay raises in recent years. Workers said they were often required to work back-to-back days of 12-hour shifts, with only eight hours between. Employees are expected to return to work Monday.

They said the shifts were was caused by a severe shortage of workers at the plant.

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