The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that a nationwide strike will begin before midnight. The move comes after the union and General Motors failed to agree on a new contract.
Workers sort through bundles of vanilla at the Virginia Dare warehouse in Antsirabe Nord, Madagascar. When this photo was taken last year, the warehouse contained roughly $5 million worth of vanilla.
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren say corporate America has put profits before workers by shifting jobs to other countries.
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Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez speaks at a July rally for independent contractors in Sacramento, Calif. The measure that passed Tuesday in the state Senate requires companies such as Lyft and Uber to turn many contract workers into employees.
Ty Cordingly and his dad at a local Gillette diner. He's seen coworkers leave the state for jobs and thinks Wyoming relies too much on the energy industry.
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Gil Rodriguez constructs a door at the Howard McCray's commercial refrigeration manufacturing facility in Philadelphia last October. Manufacturing activity in the U.S. shrank last month for the first time in three years.
Karmi Mattson, the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank's manager of public programs, says she and her colleagues are at the state fair to teach Minnesotans about what the Fed does.
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