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Lockheed Martin workers go on strike at Stennis

HANCOCK COUNTY — As many as 116 Lockheed Martin employees at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis are on strike. Machinists union spokesman Frank Larkin said members of Lodge 2249 voted down a contract offer from Lockheed Martin that would have ended worker pensions. “It’s a single issue that drove the strike vote,” Larkin said. Friday morning, more than ...

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Officials ask parents to find alternative transportation as bus driver strike continues

JACKSON — Jackson Public School officials were asking parents and students to find alternate transportation today as a school bus driver walkout entered a second day. The drivers staged a walkout yesterday demanding more money, The school district issued a statement yesterday that it was working to remedy the situation. In the meantime, the school district says students will be ...

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Most Honda workers back at work at Chinese plant

SHANGHAI — Most workers striking to demand higher wages returned to their jobs at a Honda plant in southern China after walking off the production line last week, Honda officials said today. Koji Matsuyama, an official at Honda Lock’s headquarters in Miyazaki, Japan, said the strike ended Saturday, and almost all workers returned to work today. The company was still ...

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Boeing workers return from strike

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Boeing Co. workers who assemble C-17 planes in California have ended a month-long strike that shut down the production line for the jumbo cargo jets in a feud over medical and pension benefits. Nearly all the 1,700 United Aerospace Workers Local 148 mechanics in Long Beach walked out May 11, and a federal mediator brought negotiators ...

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Honda hit by strikes in China

SHANGHAI — Workers at a second auto parts factory affiliated with Honda Motor Co. walked off the job today as a strike dragged on at the other facility, forcing the company to halt production at two of its Chinese car assembly plants. The latest labor dispute was at Honda Lock (Guangdong) Co., in Zhongshan, a city near Honda’s production base ...

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