Judith Stepan-Norris

Judith Stepan-Norris

Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of California, Irvine


A wave of strikes, but number of workers in the U.S. walking off the job remains historically low

By: and - September 4, 2023

More than 323,000 workers – including nurses, actors, screenwriters, hotel cleaners and restaurant servers – walked off their jobs during the first eight months of 2023. Hundreds of thousands of the employees of delivery giant UPS would have gone on strike, too, had they not reached a last-minute agreement. And nearly 150,000 autoworkers may go […]