Children in the Columbus, Ohio, school system will likely begin their first day online because 4,500 teachers are striking after negotiations over a new contract with the district went nowhere.
More than 91% of American University's staff voted in favor of the week-long strike, according to the union.
Thousands of Etsy sellers closed their online shops for a week starting Monday in an attempt to get the company to address several complaints they have about the site.
Temporary employees have been working at the company's cereal plants across Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee after the strike began in October.
The union UAW said it was unable to reach an agreement on a new contract with the company, known for its signature green and yellow farm equipment. It's the latest of several recent worker actions.
A group of Triad high school students is planning to strike this week to draw attention to climate change issues. They are calling on government representatives to act.
The strike took a quieter turn Friday, as protests ebbed but workers still stayed home in anger at a pension reform proposal. Stations and schools across the country remained shuttered.
Thousands of people march in the streets of Paris, Lyon, Marseille and other French cities, in a general strike that reflects anger both at Macron and his retirement plan.
Union leaders and university officials have been negotiating for over a year, yet a contract has not been agreed to. Grad students began an indefinite strike on the university's last day of classes.