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Frito-Lay Workers End Nearly 3-Week Strike

Frito-Lay employees have ended a nearly three-week strike over forced overtime and long hours that many workers said had pushed them past the point of exhaustion. The agreement, which was ratified Saturday, puts an end to what workers at the Frito-Lay plant in Topeka, Kan., call “suicide shifts” — back-to-back 12-hour shifts with only an eight-hour break in between, according to The New York Times. Workers had called for a product boycott during the strike.

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