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Contracts Collective Bargaining

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Union mechanics at United Continental Holdings Inc on Monday ratified a six-year joint collective bargaining agreement with the airline, marking the end to several years of contract talks between the two parties. "This contract represents the largest contract for a mechanics group in airline industry history," the director of the Teamsters...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Union mechanics at United Airlines on Monday ratified a six-year joint collective bargaining agreement with the airline, marking the end to several years of contract talks between the two parties. "This contract represents the largest contract for a mechanics group in airline industry history," the director of the Teamsters airline division,...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 23- A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday ordered striking pilots back to work immediately at cargo airline ABX Air, whose major customers include DHL and online retailer Amazon.com Inc.. The pilots, represented by the Teamsters union, walked off the job early Tuesday over what they said were violations of the collective bargaining agreement with the...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the world's largest package delivery company as contract talks remained deadlocked over health-care benefits, the workers' union said on Monday. Teamsters Local 2727 said 98 percent of those who took part in a mail-in ballot voted to...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 14- Air maintenance workers at United Parcel Service Inc have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the world's largest package delivery company as contract talks remained deadlocked over health-care benefits, the workers' union said on Monday. Teamsters Local 2727 said 98 percent of those who took part in a mail-in ballot voted to...

  • AIR MAINTENANCE WORKERS AT UNITED PARCEL SERVICE VOTE 98 PERCENT TO AUTHORIZE STRIKE ACTION AFTER THREE YEARS OF CONTRACT TALKS.

  • BERLIN, Nov 12- Staff in the property management division of Germany's Vonovia are prepared to strike in the coming weeks to protest over wage contract talks and worsening conditions at the real estate group, the Ver.di trade union said on Saturday. Ver.di, one of Germany's largest unions, said the Vonovia division is refusing to enter wage contract...

  • MONTREAL, Nov 7- Concessions by Canada's main auto union in their latest contract talks should help halt a years-long erosion in Canada's share of North American auto production, but the longer-term fate of some plants is still uncertain, industry watchers said on Monday. Canada's auto sector has been under long-term pressure as major automakers shifted...

  • Nov 7- Pilots at Southwest Airlines Co voted to ratify a new contract that hikes wages and alters retirement benefits, their union said on Monday, following more than four years of talks. The deal raises pay by 15 percent upon ratification, followed by increases of 3 percent annually through 2020, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association said in a news release.

  • TORONTO/ MONTREAL, Oct 31- Canada's main auto workers' union said on Monday that progress was "painfully slow" in contract talks with Ford Motor Co ahead of a midnight strike deadline, with salaries for recent hires and health benefits among the sticking points. Unifor spokeswoman Denise Hammond said the automaker had proposed a new class of temporary full-time...

  • MONTREAL/ DETROIT, Oct 31- Canada's main auto workers' union said on Monday that it and Ford Motor Co remain apart in contract talks ahead of a midnight deadline, with salaries for recent hires and plant investments among the sticking points. "Things have been picking up over the last 24 hours but we still have a way to go," Jerry Dias, president of the union, Unifor, said in...

  • MONTREAL/ DETROIT, Oct 31- Canada's main auto workers' union said on Monday that it and Ford Motor Co remain apart in contract talks ahead of a midnight strike deadline, with salaries for recent hires and plant investments among the sticking points. "Things have been picking up over the last 24 hours but we still have a way to go," Unifor President Jerry Dias said in an...

  • 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.

  • Scott Walker (L) Tom Barrett (R)

    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.

  • Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    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.