The West Virginia strike is over. The teachers and government employees clearly won. Workers that are unified and refuse to yield are usually in good shape in terms of having many of their demands met.
The West Virginia teachers got their 5% raise signed into law and by staying out an additional week, all government employees in the state will also get 5% increases.
In addition, a number of other anti-worker bills were not passed by the Republican controlled State Legislature.
This is from Portside: