Congratulations to the teachers of West Virginia. Behold the power of the labor strike!
The crowd frequently broke into chants, including ‘In November we will remember,’ ’55 strong,’ ‘do your job’ and ‘we are united.’
“This is frustrating. Labor is being paid first again. Shareholders get leftovers,” Citi analyst Kevin Crissey wrote in a note to clients.
How dare the people doing the work get “paid first”! Don’t they know they’re working for the shareholders!!!
American Airlines is giving pay raises to its pilots and flight attendants, who have complained they are paid less that peers at other airlines. Wall Street isn’t happy.