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Frito-Lay workers end their 20-day strike after getting higher wages and a day off each week

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A 20 day strike by 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas has come to an end after workers negotiated a wage increase, a day off every week, and the end of what workers called “suicide shifts,” where employees get only an eight hour break between shifts.

The New York Times first reported on Saturday that workers and the company had reached an agreement and ratified a contract.

Workers had previously rejected a contract proposal in early July, Insider’s Mary Meisenzahl reported, with workers pushing back against low pay and mandated overtime, according to the Wichita details ⇒

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