NEW YORK-- The WNBA and the players' union have agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league's Board of Governors. "It's really exciting," WNBA President Laurel Richie told The Associated Press by phone.» Read More
Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised labor contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with its refinancing plans, sending its shares up 13 percent before the bell.
WASHINGTON, Jan 21- The U.S. Supreme Court seemed unlikely on Tuesday to embrace a sweeping argument advanced by a group of Illinois state employees that paying mandatory union dues violates their free-speech rights.
Jan 16- Struggling trucker YRC Worldwide Inc said it was in talks to revise a labor contract, after an earlier proposal was rejected by Teamsters union workers. YRC Worldwide shares shot up as much as 22 percent early on Thursday morning. The Teamsters union and a YRC spokeswoman could not be immediately reached for comment.
Jan 16- Struggling trucker YRC Worldwide Inc said it was in talks to revise a labor contract after an earlier proposal was rejected by Teamsters union workers, sending its shares up 11 percent.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10- A powerful business group's decision to use its legal firepower to back a bottling company in a dispute with unionized workers turned a routine labor tussle in Washington state into a high-stakes Supreme Court case that could limit the ability of U.S. presidents to make appointments to critical jobs.
BOEING MACHINISTS APPROVE LABOR CONTRACT TIED TO 777 X JETLINER FACTORY LOCATION.
*Amazon says pre-Christmas deliveries unaffected. FRANKFURT, Dec 20- Workers at Amazon.com Inc's German operations plan to continue industrial action next year, the Verdi labour union said on Friday, in a pay dispute that has been dragging on for several months.
*German union to take complaints to Amazon head office. *Amazon set to keep expanding in 2nd- biggest market Germany. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market behind the United States and sales there grew almost 21 percent in 2012 to $8.7 billion, a third of its overseas total.
FRANKFURT, Dec 16- Workers at Amazon.com' s German operations were set to go on strike on Monday, in the middle of the crucial Christmas holiday season, in a dispute over pay that has been raging for months. The Verdi union said workers would strike in Amazon's logistic centres in Bad Hersfeld and Leipzig and, for the first time, in Graben.
Boeing Co. machinists soundly rejected a new labor contract on Wednesday that would have let them build the company's newest jetliner in Washington.
SEATTLE, Nov 13- Boeing Co workers finished voting on a landmark labor contract on Wednesday, with results due around 9 p.m. Pacific Time on a historic decision that could forever alter the course of Boeing's presence in Washington state.
SEATTLE, Nov 13- Boeing Co workers began voting Wednesday on a landmark labor contract, a historic decision that could forever alter the course of Boeing's presence in Washington state.
Oct 7- India's Apollo Tyres Ltd and Cooper Tire& Rubber Co are at odds over whether Apollo can reduce the price for its proposed takeover of the U.S. firm, the latest hurdle in a deal beset by lawsuits and labor issues.
The ballot measure that taps into unease over American income inequality goes before voters in the city of SeaTac on Nov. 5. The wage campaign, funded by labor and community groups, comes during a push for more liveable wages for lower-skilled workers that extends far beyond SeaTac, an ethnic hodgepodge of roughly 28,000 people that was incorporated in 1990..
BRASILIA, Sept 25- Brazil's national oil workers federation said on Wednesday that state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileira SA had presented it with an offer one month into contract negotiations that did not address its wage demands.
**COOPER TIRE AND RUBBER CO, $32.31, down 3 pct. A U.S arbitrator said Cooper Tire and Rubber Co cannot sell two of its factories in the country to India's Apollo Tyres until a collective bargaining agreement is reached between Apollo and members of the plants' union. **SOHU.COM INC, $67.50, up 4 pct.
**COOPER TIRE AND RUBBER CO, Friday close $33.22, down 4 pct premarket. A U.S arbitrator said Cooper Tire and Rubber Co cannot sell two of its factories in the country to India's Apollo Tyres until a collective bargaining agreement is reached between Apollo and members of the plants' union. **SPLUNK INC, Friday close $59.54, up 4 pct premarket.
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.