WASHINGTON, July 24- The U.S. Macy's sales employees in the cosmetics and fragrances departments in Saugus, Massachusetts can now vote on whether to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. The board's move signals its willingness to apply to other industries a standard it set in its 2011 decision in Specialty Healthcare.» Read More
A strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative agreement was reached, a labor union said on its website.
Fears of a strike or lockout at West Coast ports have forced some shippers to move their cargo destinations to Canadian or East Coast ports, the FT reports.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R- Tenn.), discusses the need to lower the corporate tax rate on businesses. And Austan Goolsbee, 32 Advisors, weighs in.
Mega-sports events usually offer host countries few, if any, benefits, but Qatar's polemic selection for the 2022 World Cup may spur major social change.
Talks between unions and the MTA collapsed, leaving a strike on the LIRR looming as unions proceed with strike plans.
Ports along the nation's West Coast face issues like labor strikes that could see them suffer a further decline in business.
PARIS, July 4- A major French trade union is to boycott a labor summit designed to combat record unemployment and others threatened to follow suit on Monday as ruling Socialist officials accused employers of giving nothing in return for billions of euros in tax credits.
JOHANNESBURG, July 1- South Africa's striking engineering and metal workers union NUMSA said on Tuesday it was reverting to a demand for a 15 percent wage increase, because employers had failed to respond in kind to its concession of a lower 12 percent.
After years of strife between dockworkers and terminal operators, both sides are taking a more positive tone in talks.
The decision by the top court against forcing home care workers to pay union dues is blow to the movement, say experts.
As the west coast port strike looms, billions of dollars are at risk. Discussing the potential use for rail, and risks involved with a potential strike, with Sri Laxmana, C.H. Robinson global supply director.
West coast dockworkers' contract expires Tuesday at 5pm PT. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the businesses involved with the ports.
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.
Judge Richard Holwell, weighs in on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that employers can refuse to pay for contraception coverage for employees. Holwell says it's a 1st amendment issue that should have little impact on Obamacare. Judge Holwell also comments on the labor union fee decision.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports most don't believe a strike is likely from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, or the Pacific Maritime Association, but retailers aren't taking chances.
Matthew Shay, National Retail Federation, provides insight on the negotiations, looming deadline and the likely ripple effect of supply chain disruption.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the latest details on talks between unions and shippers working to avoid a West Coast port shutdown that could disrupt business for retailers.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson provides insight to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling ahead on broadcast networks versus Aereo, and other cases of high interest that could come down today.
In 36 states electing governors, it's all about the economy. Governors seeking re-election promised to turn things around. Have they?
*A Republican-run Senate would be more open to trade deals. A Republican victory in the Senate may prevent the chamber's Democrats, backed by labor unions concerned about the impact of free trade on American jobs, from blocking trade legislation favored by both President Barack Obama and Republican leaders.