A glimpse at the strike so far and locals standing up for higher wages and more benefits that might hopefully trickle down to the rest of the broke-ass work force . . . Check the best news links so far:
FAIRFAX STRIKE FIRED UP!!!
Kansas City Solidarity
IN THIS VERY HOT WEATHER. SLOW AND STEADY MARCH. EVERYBODY BLASTED THE HORN. IT IS A JOLT OF ADRENALINE. THESE AUTOWORKERS ON THE PK KET LOONS IN 90-DEGREE HEAT. IT IS HOT. IT IS HOT. ABOUT IT IS A BIG CAUSE. WE'RE OUT HEAR FAR GOOD REASON.
As members of the United Automobile Workers protested outside the General Motors plant off Fairfax Trafficway on Monday, the Teamsters Local 41 union joined the fight and vowed not to deliver to the factory as long as the strike lasts.
EPIC Local Impact
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- More than 2,000 employees in KCK walked off the job and into a picket line Monday. Members of the United Auto Workers Local 31 at the General Motors Fairfax plant went on strike at midnight Sunday, demanding more money and better benefits.
And so . . .
Talks continue without much progress as workers walk the line for another day.
Developing . . .