Aug 31- United Parcel Service Inc's pilots ratified a new five-year labor contract that includes immediate pay hikes, the company and the union representing the pilots said. It also includes a signing bonus of $60,000 for captains and of $40,000 for first officers, along with enhanced pension benefits. An overwhelming majority voted in favor of the contract,...
Aug 12- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Friday it has scored labor deals with its flight attendants and its mechanics, whose relations with the airline were strained in recent years as the parties struggled to conclude contract talks. Separately, negotiators from the airline and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached a labor deal in the...
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.