As more workers take to picket lines, the labor movement is having a moment

Higher wages are also driving up inflation, said Sean Higgins, a labor policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free-market think tank.

“I don’t know if I’d go so far as to call it a full-blown wage price spiral, but certainly I do think one is impacting the other,” he said. “Workers are demanding higher wages because of inflation, but as their purchasing power increases, that helps provide more fire for the inflation that is happening.”

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