The spike is not yet showing up at the pump, but fears of a regional conflict are driving up key crude benchmarks.
The union said it launched the surprise strike after failing to make progress in negotiations with the iconic automaker.
The union’s president called it a major step in a “just transition” for workers toward electric vehicle manufacturing.
A small airline has taken roughly 80 former pilots to court over training debts. In interviews, many cited safety concerns as the reason they left.
As more U.S. households turn to streaming and distributors have less incentive to remain in the business, the industry is in for a shake-up.
The suit is part of a larger battle between the dinner theater chain and the union, which is pushing for higher pay and safety standards.
The union's president called on more workers to walk out at Ford and General Motors, but cited progress at Stellantis.
The decision to hold back on striking more Ford facilities shows the flexibility behind the union's strategy.
Falling real wages and high corporate profits have fomented militancy on the picket lines at Ford, GM and Stellantis.
The targeted walkouts are aimed at throwing the "Big Three" off balance as the union battles for new contracts.