Impact Social analyzed the online and social media discussion of the teachers’ strike in the city of Los Angeles to understand levels of public sentiment towards the industrial action taken. Media, influencers and re-tweets have been removed from the data for analysis to help understand the views of every-day citizens.
The LA teachers strike has received an impressive level of positivity from the public. Strike leaders should be delighted with the clarity and incorruptibility of their key messages and the level of support created.
Even the minority against the strike tend to focus their resistance on the actual issues rather than just railing against industrial action per se.