Is it just me or are there a lot more strikes going on lately? Maybe workers are getting bold again as these companies make big profits and then lay off people or cut benefits.

I have no doubt that these layoffs are retaliatory in nature. For Davis Wire to purposely destroy workers’ livelihoods and eliminate local manufacturing jobs in an economy that is struggling to recover is unconscionable,” said Tracey A. Thompson, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 117.
Mass Layoffs And Labor Law Violations Force Strike At Wire Mill | International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)