DETROIT, Sept 3- The Detroit Three automakers are showing increased interest in the United Auto Workers union's proposal that they pool their healthcare systems, a sign that contract talks between the union and manufacturers are down to the big money issues. The UAW and bargainers for General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles face a Sept. 14...» Read More
April 20- Contracts at major copper mines, including Antamina in Peru and Grasberg in Indonesia, expire this year in the biggest round of contract negotiations since 2011.. The mine is controlled by BHP Billiton and Glencore Plc which have 33.75 percent stakes. Teck Resources has a 22.5 percent interest, and Mitsubishi Corp has 10 percent.
DUESSELDORF, Germany, April 16- German labour union Verdi is prepared for a long fight with U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc for better pay and conditions and expects more strikes this Christmas. Verdi has organised frequent strikes at Amazon since May 2013 as it seeks to force the retailer to raise pay for warehouse workers in accordance with collective...
-Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 7- Coking coal prices are yet to show signs of bottoming with bearish signals from both contract talks between Australian producers and Japanese buyers as well as Chinese demand. Hard coking coal for second quarter delivery was settled at $109.50 a tonne free-on-board between producer BHP...
DETROIT, March 25- The United Auto Workers union on Wednesday said getting raises for workers at the Detroit automakers will be a top priority in contract talks this summer, but more jobs and production are shifting to U.S. plants without unions and Mexico. Earlier this week, General Motors Co said it would build a factory in Mexico to assemble a new generation of...
DETROIT, March 23- General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co have much higher labor costs than their cross-town rival Fiat Chrysler, according to a new study released just ahead of a meeting of United Auto Workers officials as they prepare for contract talks with the Detroit Three. Ford Motor Co's hourly labor costs were $57, just behind GM's at $58.
HOUSTON, March 12- The United Steelworkers union and oil companies have reached a tentative deal to end the largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years, sources familiar with the negotiations for a new labor accord said on Thursday. The tentative national agreement may not end strikes at all 12 refineries that have suffered walkouts as issues unique to local union...
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 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.
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.
Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker became the first governor in US history to survive a recall election.
Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday.
Newly released footage from January 2011 shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker describing a "divide and conquer" strategy for going after the state's public employee unions.
It's Milwaukee's mayor versus Gov. Scott Walker in the historic June recall election, setting up a rematch after a year of turmoil over budget cuts and union rights.