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Labor actions sharply increased last year, fueled in Atlanta by small, persistent outbreaks from new unions and non-unionized workers

Labor actions in Georgia–both strikes and protests–ramped up last year, even though the percentage of Georgians who belong to unions remained minuscule at 4.4%, according to data from the Labor Action Tracker at Cornell University. That tracks with a major increase in labor actions nationally. The number of work stoppages jumped 52% last year, to […]