Labor unions are complaining Obamacare creates more income inequality. Former Clinton White House official David Goodfriend; Republican pollster & strategist John McLaughlin; and Paul Howard, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, discuss.» Read More
CHICAGO, Jan 28- A coalition of public worker labor unions filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to overturn a new Illinois law aimed at reducing a $100 billion unfunded pension liability. Illinois teachers, school administrators and retirees have already filed three class-action lawsuits in Sangamon and Cook County courts against the law.
National Labor Relations Board has recommended that two allegations brought by some workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee against VW and the United Auto Workers union be dismissed. If it is upheld on appeal, the way may be clear for a worker vote on whether to allow the UAW to represent blue-collar employees at VW's Chattanooga factory.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 20- South Africa's ailing economy cannot afford more mine labour unrest, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday, as the platinum industry's main trade union served notice on the world's top three producers that it planned to strike this week.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 20- South Africa's ailing economy cannot afford more mine labour unrest, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday, after the platinum industry's main trade union said it would launch a strike at the world's top three producers this week.
Colby Harris says he was fired from a Texas Wal-Mart for protesting for better wages and benefits. The National Labor Relations Board says the firings were illegal and Wal-Mart must reinstate those workers. Wal-Mart, on the other hand, says the workers were fired for "violations of other policies including attendance."
National Labor Relations Board to Wal-Mart Stores Inc's treatment of striking workers is likely to become a critical symbol of labor unions' attempts to organize the many non-union workplaces in the United States in the face of stiff resistance from management.
More than 688 junior flight attendants at the carrier will get furlough notices in April.
Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, discusses the role of labor unions in America, comments on Amazon employee efforts to unionize and what he would do to help.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports workers at Amazon are making an effort to unionize, but its only 30 people so far. Is this a big deal for the commerce giant?
If successful, the union looking to organize a handful of Amazon workers in Delaware could spread to more facilities.
A group of technicians in Delaware are getting a chance to choose whether or not to unionize. John Carr, International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers spokesman, discusses the likelihood of Amazon getting its first union shop.
A group of Amazon employees will have the opportunity to vote to establish the first-ever labor union representation at a US Amazon facility.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports workers at a Goodyear plant in France have set fire to very expensive tires in protest of a factory shutdown.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports workers at a Goodyear plant in France held managers captive over a potential factory shutdown.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports union workers begin voting on a crucial labor contract proposal by Boeing.
It's a big day for Boeing and its machinist workers as the union members out in the Seattle area vote on a revised contract offer from Boeing. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
DETROIT, Dec 17- A top official with the United Auto Workers said the American labor union wants to eliminate the two-tier wage system that pays new automotive workers at a lower rate than veterans. "The international executive board hates two-tiers," he told reporters at a General Motors Co plant in Flint, Michigan.
LIMA, Dec 17- Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean likely fell slightly this year to its lowest rate ever, but is largely a result of workers scrapping job searches, the International Labor Organization said Tuesday. The United Nations agency estimated the rate for all of 2013 would also be 6.3 percent.
Dec 11- A federal judge said General Motors Co is not required to pay $450 million to cover medical benefits for retirees, in a defeat for the United Auto Workers union.
A federal judge said General Motors does not need to pay $450 million to cover medical benefits for retirees.