About 10,000 workers have gone on strike against John Deere since Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. Photo: AP
About 10,000 workers have gone on strike against John Deere since Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. Photo: AP

What’s ‘Striketober’ and why are American workers fed up?

  • Tens of thousands of US workers are either on strike or close to it
  • Contagion of work stoppages has lead some to dub this month ‘Striketober’

Topic |   United States
About 10,000 workers have gone on strike against John Deere since Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. Photo: AP
About 10,000 workers have gone on strike against John Deere since Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas. Photo: AP
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