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Frito-Lay Workers Win a Day Off After 19-Day Strike

HeadlineJul 27, 2021

In labor news, workers at Frito-Lay in Kansas have ended a 19-day strike after the company agreed to a contract guaranteeing workers one day off per week. Workers went on strike to protest forced overtime, 84-hour workweeks and horrific working conditions. In the summer, workers endure triple-digit temperatures without air conditioning. Multiple workers have reportedly died on the job of heart attacks.

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