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According to the Washington Post, Striketober is upon us, with factory workers, nurses and school bus drivers among the thousands of Americans who walked off jobs in October.


  1. According to the article, what are some of the reasons for so much striking?
  2. Is there any linkage between the “Great Resignation” and the increased striking? Explain.
  3. Have the strikes been effective for workers? Explain.


Bogage, J. and A. Fower. (2021) Workplace strikes are surging. Here’s why they won’t stop anytime soon. The Washington Post, Oct. 31 (Retrievable online at