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Contracts Collective Bargaining

  • May 11- Spirit Airlines Inc said on Thursday it had reached a deal with an airline pilots union to extend indefinitely a temporary restraining order issued by a U.S. court directing its pilots to return to work after a labor dispute. On Monday, Spirit Airlines passengers brawled in a Florida airport after the carrier canceled flights due to the work slowdown.

  • Tensions are rising around Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, after operator Freeport laid off thousands of workers there to stem losses from an ongoing dispute with the Indonesian government over mining rights. While Freeport is expecting to soon seal agreements with Jakarta to allow it to temporarily resume copper concentrate exports...

  • Tensions are rising around Grasberg, the world's second-biggest copper mine, after operator Freeport laid off thousands of workers there to stem losses from an ongoing dispute with the Indonesian government over mining rights. While Freeport is expecting to soon seal agreements with Jakarta to allow it to temporarily resume copper concentrate exports...

  • SANTIAGO, March 13- BHP Billiton on Monday invited striking workers at its Escondida copper mine in Chile, the world's largest, to return to the negotiating table, after they rejected a similar approach on Saturday. Escondida's 2,500- member union has been on strike since Feb. 9 after new contract talks fell apart, and the mine has produced no copper since then.

  • SANTIAGO, March 1- A three-week-long strike at Chile's Escondida, the world's biggest copper mine, turned ugly on Wednesday when a group of striking workers blocked a highway, provoking confrontations with the police. Escondida's approximately 2,500 unionized workers began a strike on Feb. 9 after contract talks with mine owner BHP Billiton failed, boosting...

  • TORONTO, March 1- Noranda Income Fund said on Wednesday that management had restarted production at its zinc processing plant in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec and was ramping up output as a strike that started Feb. 12 continues. The company said it looked forward to resuming negotiations with the plant's 371 unionized workers, represented by the United...

  • SANTIAGO/ ANTOFAGASTA, Feb 15- Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are digging in for a long strike, emboldened by new labor laws that are likely to result in tough wage negotiations in the industry in 2017 in one of Latin America's most free-market economies. Workers at mines representing around 12 percent of global output are due to renegotiate...

  • ANTOFAGASTA, Chile, Feb 7- Workers are set to strike on Thursday at BHP Billiton Plc's Escondida copper mine after contract talks mediated by the Chilean government failed to reach a deal, the main union at the world's largest copper mine told Reuters. "The company doesn't want to change its position, so we understand that there is nothing left to negotiate... there is...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Teamsters Union President James Hoffa Jr. praised Trump's first moves, saying the president would do more for Americans than other Republicans.

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 17- Striking workers at Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in Chile have reached a wage agreement with the Canadian miner, allowing for the mine to reopen on Wednesday, a union leader said on Tuesday. "We just ended the strike today after signing a contract for four years and we will start working again tomorrow morning," Eduardo Puelles, president of...

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in Chile have been suspended for five days after one of its two unions representing underground workers went on strike and blockaded access to the mine, a union leader said on Tuesday. Workers affiliated with union No. 2 at the mine in Chile's arid north rejected the company's final...

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in Chile have been suspended for five days after one of its two unions representing underground workers went on strike and blockaded access to the mine, a union leader said on Tuesday. Workers affiliated with union No.2 at the mine in Chile's arid north rejected the company's final...

  • Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in northern Chile were suspended "late last week" after underground workers rejected the company's final offer and one of two unions went on strike, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The Toronto- based company also said it had reached collective bargaining agreements with workers at its...

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reached agreements with their workers' unions that will end a series of cases alleging the hotels violated federal labor law, the Trump Organization and unions said on Wednesday. More than 500 food and beverage and housekeeping employees at the Trump International Hotel Las...

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. National Labor Relations Board against the Las Vegas hotel, union spokeswoman Bethany Khan said. Eric Danziger, the chief executive of Trump Hotels, called Unite Here Local 25, the union representing workers at the hotel, which is down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, an "important partner" in a...

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington D.C. owned by U.S. The four-year contracts effective Jan. 1 will provide employees of Trump International hotels in those cities with annual raises and pension and health care benefits, Trump Hotels and four unions said in a joint statement. National Labor Relations Board against the Las Vegas hotel, union spokeswoman...

  • BERLIN, Dec 21- Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were called out on strike by labour union Verdi on Wednesday as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it was calling on workers at three of the nine Amazon warehouses in Germany to join the strike, which will run until Dec. 24.

  • BERLIN, Dec 21- Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were called out on strike by labour union Verdi on Wednesday as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it was calling on workers at three of the nine Amazon warehouses in Germany to join the strike, which will run until Dec. 24.

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 16- Workers at Chilean state-owned Codelco's massive Chuquicamata copper mine accepted on Friday an early wage deal, putting to rest what some industry insiders had feared could be prolonged, tense talks and even the threat of a strike. The wage talks at Chuquicamata, one of Codelco's largest operations, are seen as a bellwether for the industry and...

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 16- Workers at Chilean state-owned Codelco's Chuquicamata copper mine accepted on Friday a wage deal presented to them by the company during early contract negotiations, union leader Jaime Graz told Reuters.