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  • WASHINGTON, May 31- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a union's appeal of a lower court's ruling that allowed Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal casino, founded by Donald Trump but now owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, to break its contract with union workers to secure a bankruptcy rescue deal. The high court's decision not to hear the appeal by Unite...

  • WASHINGTON, May 16- Colombia has failed to enforce worker protections in a free trade agreement with the United States, U.S. and Colombian labor unions said on Monday, raising questions about similar provisions in the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. In a complaint, filed with a division of the U.S. Labor Department, the unions said threats and acts...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Dozens of Verizon Communications Inc landline workers, on strike since mid-April after contract talks hit an impasse, marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday, and blocked traffic. The Albuquerque Police Department said no arrests were made but 15 people were cited. The action was called by the...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Dozens of Verizon Communications Inc landline workers, on strike since mid-April after contract talks hit an impasse, marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Thursday and several people were arrested for blocking traffic, unions said. The unions for the strikers said they also planned hundreds of...

  • April 28- Verizon Communications Inc said it had presented a revised contract proposal to the unions representing nearly 40,000 workers, who have been on strike after contract talks hit an impasse. "We are putting our last, best final offer on the table," Verizon's chief administrative officer Marc Reed, said in a company statement. Northeast and Mid-Atlantic...

  • NEW YORK, April 27- A strike by nearly 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc workers is in its third week with unions and the company still far apart on contract talks, even as employee healthcare benefits are set to expire on Saturday. A resolution on various issues, including temporary job relocations, pensions and moving call center jobs offshore, has yet to be...

  • April 13- Verizon Communications Inc said its wireline employees launched a strike on Wednesday after unions and management failed to reach an agreement on a new labor contract. The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers had called for a strike on Monday after an impasse in contract talks.

  • NEW YORK, April 11- Verizon Communications Inc's wireline employees have decided to go on strike starting April 13, as no resolution is seen in ongoing contract talks, the unions representing its wireline unit workers said on Monday. Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers represent over 37,000 employees of...

  • BRIEF-BLACKBERRY SAYS IF HARDWARE NOT PROFITABLE BY SEPT. April 1- BlackBerry CEO tells CNBC that if he can't get hardware unit to profitability by September will have to seriously consider becoming a software-only company. BlackBerry CEO says delays in contract negotiations, including With U.S.

  • CHICAGO, March 29- Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vowed to pursue a legal challenge against union dues the state collects from non-unionized, rank-and-file government workers despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday that upheld the practice. But the court move likely does not settle the issue, because nearly identical federal litigation in Illinois...

  • BERLIN, March 21- Workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in Germany are starting a new round of strikes in an attempt to pressure the U.S. online retailer to increase pay. The walkout by workers at the warehouse in Koblenz, western Germany, began on Monday night and is due to run until the end of the night shift on Wednesday, March 23, union Verdi said in a statement.

  • SANTIAGO, March 4- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet this week made concessions on key aspects of a comprehensive labor reform bill in response to objections by centrists in her own coalition, but lawmakers say that may not be enough to get it through Congress. As Congress returned after the summer recess this week, however, centrist senators from Bachelet's...

  • Feb 17- Boeing Co's engineers' union ratified six-year labor contracts by a wide margin on Wednesday, a vote that ensures stability during a period when the planemaker is bringing out new versions of its two most profitable jetliners, the 737 and the 777.. More than 70 percent of voters backed the agreements for two bargaining units of the Society of Professional...

  • Feb 18- Boeing Co's engineers' union ratified six-year labor contracts by a wide margin on Wednesday, a vote that ensures stability during a period when Boeing is bringing out new versions of its two most profitable jetliners.

  • A longshoreman walks on bags of rice in a cargo ship at the Port of West Sacramento in California

    Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports requested federal mediation on Monday in their contract talks with the union for 20,000 dockworkers.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

    The court held 5-4 that workers who provide in-home care were not full-fledged public employees who could be forced to pay union dues.

  • Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.

  • United Airlines

    Dec 15- Pilots at United Continental Holdings, the world's biggest airline, have ratified a contract with the U.S. carrier that will provide enhanced pay and retirement plan contributions, their union said on Saturday. ALPA represents more than 12,000 United Continental pilots.

  • Scott Walker (L) Tom Barrett (R)

    Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker became the first governor in US history to survive a recall election.