We start today with an update on union strikes here in the U.S. headlined by the United Auto Workers union.
今天我们首先来关注美国工会罢工的最新进展，这次罢工的主角是全美汽车工人联合会（United Auto Workers union）。
After 41 days on strike, workers at Ford are slowly heading back to work.
They've reached a tentative agreement with the Ford Motor Company after negotiating an 11% raise right now with 25% increases over the next five years.
Workers will also receive cost of living adjustments, which they'd given up during the 2007, 2008 recession, which crippled car companies.
Cost of living is a calculation that figures out how much money it takes to cover things like housing, food, and healthcare, and those costs rise just about every year.
There are still 29,000 auto workers on strike at General Motors and Stellantis.
But sources tell cnn that deals may be close there as well.
This has been the longest auto strike in 25 years.
Ford Chairman Bill Ford said these strikes have hurt the company's ability to invest in the future.
That pain is felt most in the fast-growing electric vehicle market.
Automakers in the U.S. are facing stiff competition from Chinese companies who can make electric vehicles at around half the cost of U.S. and European manufacturers.
Let's zoom out now for a wider view and take a look at what's happening in many different industries.
The number of workers going on strike from healthcare workers to actors has recently skyrocketed.
One of the main reasons--new technology and the race to adapt and adjust to it.
With more on that, here cnn's Jon Sarlin.
I've never seen anything like this in my lifetime.
Over 450,000 workers have joined a strike in the U.S. this year.
More than tripling the number from 2021, according to Cornell University's Labor Action Tracker.
While action in the U.S. labor movement is still short of historical peaks, data shows a dramatic increase in the number of workers on strike from what the nation has seen for decades.
Kaiser Permanente just field at the largest strike the U.S. healthcare industry has ever seen.
Meanwhile, Joe Biden became the first sitting president ever to join a picket line standing alongside United Auto Workers, as they make history confronting all big three automakers, General Motors, Ford, and Stellantis simultaneously.