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  • Jan 15- The owner of the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, may break its agreement with union workers, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday, potentially clearing the way for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The union, Unite Here Local 54, appealed. In Friday's ruling, a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia...

  • SANTIAGO, Jan 8- The union at global miner BHP Billiton's Cerro Colorado copper mine in Chile said on Friday that it will go on strike on Monday over failed contract negotiations. "If the company doesn't offer anything better we will go on strike on Monday," said Leoncio Parra, president of Union 1 at the mine. The union, which represents 682 workers at Cerro Colorado,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 29- A federal judge granted approval for coal producer Walter Energy Inc to reject its labor agreements and end retiree benefits, which the bankrupt U.S. company said was needed in order to sell off its operations, given the industry's dire straits. "The court finds credible that no potential buyers have an interest in assuming such obligations,...

  • *800 new permanent warehouse jobs in Germany in 2016. BERLIN, Dec 21- Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were called out on a new strike by labor union Verdi on Monday as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market after the United States with 10,000 warehouse staff plus more...

  • Strikes at Amazon German warehouses up to Christmas Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 3:51 AM ET

    BERLIN, Dec 21- Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were called out on a new strike by labor union Verdi on Monday as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market after the United States with 10,000 warehouse staff plus more than 10,000 seasonal workers. The vast majority of our...

  • DETROIT, Nov 6- A majority of United Auto Workers members voted in favor of a new four-year contract with General Motors Co, but the pact has not been ratified yet because skilled trades workers voted it down, the U.S. union said on Friday night. Skilled trades workers have the right to reject portions of the national contract unique to them, according to the UAW's...

  • DETROIT, Nov 6- A majority of United Auto Workers members voted in favor of a new four-year contract with General Motors Co, but the pact is not yet ratified because skilled trades workers voted it down, the U.S. union said on Friday night. Overall, 55.4 percent of GM's UAW workers voted to approve the contract. Earlier on Friday, the union and Ford Motor Co announced...

  • Nov 6- United Continental Holdings Inc will not outsource more jobs in baggage handling or customer service until at least 2019 and will start "expedited" contract talks for nearly 30,000 workers, the airline said on Friday. The news marks the latest effort by United, the second-largest U.S. airline by capacity, and new Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz to build...

  • DETROIT, Oct 25- Negotiators for the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co reached a tentative agreement for a new four-year labor contract, averting a threatened strike, the union said late on Sunday night. Last week, the union's new contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV was overwhelmingly ratified by worker vote. "We believe that this agreement will...

  • Oct 25- Negotiators for the United Auto Workers and General Motors Co reached a tentative agreement for a new four-year labor contract, averting a threatened strike, the union said late on Sunday night. The proposed deal will now go to a council of several hundred UAW leaders from GM's U.S. plants, who are expected to approve it. Last week, the union's new contract...

  • DETROIT, Oct 24- The United Auto Workers union set a Sunday night deadline for General Motors Co to agree to a new four-year contract, setting up a possible strike of GM's U.S. operations. The UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have a new contract that goes into effect on Monday, while Ford Motor Co has yet to enter intensified talks with the union.

  • DETROIT, Oct 24- The United Auto Workers union set a Sunday night deadline for General Motors Co to agree to a new four-year contract, setting up a possible strike of GM's U.S. operations. GM and the union have been in talks since July and have for the last several days intensified negotiations to reach a deal. The UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have a new...

  • Oct 16- Workers at Alcoa's Intalco Works aluminum smelter voted to accept the company's final contract offer, staving off a second labor dispute at a U.S. smelter this year as prices tumble below production costs. Contract negotiations began on Oct. 1 between Alcoa and the International Association of Machinists& Aerospace Workers Local 2379, which...

  • UPDATE 1-UAW rejects Fiat Chrysler's labor contract Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:52 PM ET

    Oct 1- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. workers soundly rejected a four-year contract negotiated by leaders of the United Auto Workers and the company, the UAW said on Thursday. UAW President Dennis Williams will convene the union's representatives of Fiat Chrysler local branches in suburban Detroit later on Thursday to consider their next steps.

  • UAW rejects Fiat Chrysler's labor contract Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:03 PM ET

    Oct 1- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. workers soundly rejected a four-year contract negotiated by leaders of the United Auto Workers and the company, the UAW said on Thursday. UAW President Dennis Williams will convene the union's representatives of Fiat Chrysler local branches in suburban Detroit later on Thursday to consider what to do after the...

  • Sept 22- Patriot Coal said Blackhawk Mining won a bankruptcy auction for the majority of its assets but did not disclose the terms. Lexington, Kentucky- based Blackhawk had agreed to act as the initial, or stalking horse, bidder for Patriot's assets, which include mines in West Virginia and reserves in other states. The sale is subject to approval by the U.S....

  • Sept 22- Bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp asked a U.S. judge to allow it to end its obligation for retiree healthcare for its non-union employees, saying no potential buyer of its assets would agree to take on the cost. "No purchaser of the debtors' assets is willing to assume these obligations," the company said in a filing late Monday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in...

  • Fiat Chrysler, U.S. union contract narrows pay gap Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | 5:05 PM ET

    DETROIT, Sept 18- The lowest paid U.S. factory workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV would get the biggest raises and the most generous profit sharing checks under a new four-year labor contract, according to details of the proposed agreement released on Friday. United Auto Workers union leaders are meeting Friday to start the drive to win ratification of the...

  • GENERAL MOTORS CO SAYS CURRENT LABOR CONTRACT WITH UNITED AUTO WORKERS EXTENDED BEYOND MIDNIGHT EXPIRY.

  • DETROIT, Sept 13- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is the target company in labor negotiations between the United Auto Workers union and the three Detroit automakers, the UAW said on Sunday. Contracts for all three of the Detroit automakers, including Ford Motor Co and General Motors Co expire late Monday night. Traditionally, major provisions of the first contract...