Sidney's Picks: Summer Strike Wave
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The Best of the Week’s News:
- Texas nurses strike to defend patient safety. (Texas Observer)
- Hollywood actors’ contract expires tonight. A-listers signal solidarity with striking writers. (LAT)
- Teamsters ask UPS for its last, best, and final offer no later than today. (AP)
- Chip manufacturer with poor safety record and billions in tax credits wants to bring 500 Taiwanese migrant workers to Arizona (Prospect)
- As extreme heat grips Texas, workers struggle to survive with few legal protections. (Guardian)