President Barack Obama said on Friday a new trade agreement with Asia that is being negotiated would benefit not just U.S. businesses, but also American workers. Obama said during a news conference that some Democrats and labor unions would oppose the deal, while others "believe that we cannot stop a global economy at our shores." But he said previous trade...» Read More
Management says it could take up to 3 months to unclog the container ship traffic jam at the West Coast ports, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Congestion at 29 ports following a months-long labor dispute has reached "epic proportions," the Port of Long Beach CEO tells CNBC.
DUBLIN, Feb 23- Aer Lingus's two main trade unions have not softened their opposition to a takeover approach by International Consolidated Airlines Group, they said on Monday after a senior union official at the Irish airline said he backed the bid. Myles Worth, secretary of Aer Lingus's Central Representative Council-- a grouping of staff representatives from...
The U.S. refinery strike widened, with workers at the nation's largest refinery walking off the job, the United Steelworkers union said.
Shipping companies and terminal operators clinched a tentative deal with the dockworkers union, settling a labor dispute causing months of backups at 29 U.S. ports.
The UAW's president, whose union indirectly controls the largest block of General Motors shares, said a $8 billion GM stock buyback proposal is premature.
Shunto, the "spring offensive" by Japan's trade unions, is making a comeback on behalf of Japanese workers asking for a pay raise, the FT reports.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the lengthy time projection to unclog the system after delays due to the port dispute.
Roberto Giannetta, secretary of the Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association, says service reliability has been impacted by the labor dispute at ports on U.S. West Coast.
"We're so close I can't imagine they can't resolve this very, very soon," the CEO of the Port of Long Beach told CNBC on Tuesday.
One CEO says his company has 200 containers with millions of dollars in inventory stuck offshore.
West Coast port shutdowns have pinched automakers, but the dispute has only minimally impacted vehicle tool maker Snap-On, the CEO told CNBC.
Japanese carmaker Honda Motor plans to slow production due to a parts shortage caused by a partial shutdown of ports along the West Coast.
Labor Secretary Tom Perez will travel to California to help broker a deal between shipping companies and dockworkers in the West Coast port fight.
There is a partial lockout at West Coast ports again. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's move to eliminate union dues is "unconstitutional," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told CNBC on Tuesday.
Labor leaders say the governor's executive order is aimed at shrinking union membership and diminishing labor's power. The NYT reports.
U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies halted loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend.
As the nation watched two prominent labor disputes play out across the country, one expert had a warning on Monday.
The United Steelworker has expanded their first nationwide strike to 2 more BP refinery plants. Discussing the effect of the strike, with Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, and Philip Dine, U.S. Labor export.