Kansas City Construction Strike Explained

Credit to KMBC for offering more detailed reporting on a recent local strike than any other outlet in the metro.

Here are the basics on the collection bargaining ruckus amongst people who actually work for a living:

The International Union of Painter and Allied Trades is on strike.

After working through a pandemic with many members getting sick, they say they won't let inflation beat them.

About 600 workers took up pickets Tuesday after months of failed negotiations.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Some Kansas City-area construction workers hit the picket line

Inflation has hundreds of Kansas City-area construction workers on strike, demanding higher wages.The International Union of Painter and Allied Trades is on strike.After working through a pandemic with many members getting sick, they say they won't let inflation beat them."We're not even getting a cost-of-living wage. It's a slap in the face to us.

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