LOS ANGELES— West Coast dockworkers and their employers say they have reached a tentative agreement on the difficult issue of health care, a major hurdle in contract negotiations at the ports that are vital to U.S. trade.» Read More
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.
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that in-home care workers in Illinois who are paid by the state are not similar enough to government employees to be compelled to pay union dues.
DETROIT, June 4- The United Auto Workers union elected Dennis Williams to a four-year term as its president on Wednesday, putting him in charge of a union facing tricky contract talks with Detroit's "Big Three" automakers next year.
DETROIT, June 4- The United Auto Workers union elected Dennis Williams to a four-year term as its president on Wednesday. He faces difficult 2015 contract talks with the three major U.S. automakers, General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as UAW members will press for the elimination of a two-tiered wage scale.
The agreement in principle covers the major aspects of labor contracts with the city's largest union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and 13 other bargaining units, said the mediators, who were appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge overseeing Detroit's historic municipal bankruptcy.
April 28- Detroit and a coalition of 14 city employee unions have reached a tentative deal on five-year collective bargaining agreements, court-appointed mediators said on Monday.
DETROIT BANKRUPTCY MEDIATORS SAY DETROIT AND COALITION OF 14 CITY EMPLOYEE UNIONS REACH TENTATIVE DEAL ON 5- YEAR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS.
BERLIN, March 31- Hundreds of workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany went on strike on Monday, the first stoppage this year in a pay dispute that has dragged on for months. A spokesman for the Verdi labour union had said that about 500 of around 1,200 workers at Amazon's distribution centre in Leipzig were expected to strike.
BERLIN, March 31- Hundreds of workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany went on strike on Monday, the first stoppage this year in a pay dispute that has been dragging on for months. A spokesman for the Verdi labour union said about 500 of the around 1,200 workers at Amazon's distribution centre in Leipzig were expected to strike.
TORONTO, March 28- The union representing Canadian National Railway Co's conductors, yard workers, and traffic coordinators agreed on Friday to go to binding arbitration should contract talks fail, ruling out a potential strike at Canada's largest rail operator.
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.
CNBC's Darren Rovell with a look at stocks hurt by the NFL lockout.