CONCORD, N.H.-- New Hampshire has negotiated tentative contracts with state labor unions. Wages will rise 1.5 percent on July 1; 2.25 percent on July 1, 2014; and 2.25 percent on Jan. 1, 2015.» Read More
LEINFELDEN-ECHTERDINGEN, Germany, Feb 26- German trade union IG Metall is seeking a pay hike of 5.5 percent for industrial workers in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, a wage demand that is likely to set the tone across Germany in an election year.
BERLIN, Feb 26- German trade union IG Metall said on Tuesday it wanted a pay hike of 5.5 percent for industrial workers in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
DUBLIN, Feb 25- The Irish government agreed with the largest public-sector trade unions on Monday to extend a pay deal that has been credited with avoiding the kind of industrial unrest seen in other crisis-hit euro zone countries.
DUBLIN, Feb 25- The Irish government struck an agreement with the largest public-sector trade unions on Monday to extend a pay deal that has been credited with avoiding industrial unrest during the country's financial crisis.
Officials from the SIPTU and IMPACT trade unions, the country's largest, said a deal had been reached on an extension to the Croke Park pay deal, which the government has said it hopes will provide savings of 1 billion euros over three years.
Discussing what damage the NLRB can do while they are sitting illegally, and whether President Obama will sign off on the Keystone pipeline, with Peter Schaumber, Former NLRB Chairman; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist.
DETROIT, Feb 12- Several labor unions filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday, saying a Michigan law banning compulsory union membership for private sector employees violates the U.S.
Another 49 in the city plan to enter into labor agreements with the UFCW this year, the union says. During the last few years, unions, led by the UFCW, have played an increasingly significant role in campaigns to allow medical marijuana, now legal in California, 17 other states and Washington, D.C..
The Hostess bankruptcy has been off the front pages for a while. Peter Kaufman, Gordian Group, is representing the bakery union in the company's sale, and offers the latest in the debacle.
CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with business and labor leader today to discuss his immigration plan.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports there are more problems for Boeing, as its engineers vote on whether to go on strike.
Some unions are now turning against President Obama's health care reform, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
MILAN, Jan 30- Fiat SpA Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said the Italian automaker would like to see the minority holder of U.S. affiliate Chrysler Group LLC sell out as soon as possible. It's up to them, "he said, referring to a United Auto Workers union retiree healthcare trust called VEBA that owns 41 percent of Chrysler.
DETROIT, Jan 29- Michigan Governor Rick Snyder asked the state Supreme Court to rule whether a law passed last month making payment of union dues voluntary is constitutional, a move critics said was designed to circumvent legal challenges by labor unions.
Jan 28- The Transport Workers Union of America, which represents ground workers at American Airlines, said on Monday it has reached an agreement with US Airways Group Inc and AMR Corp that would grant immediate raises of 4.3 percent for its workers, should a merger of the two carriers take place.
Hostess Brands is close to securing bids for its Drake's cake business and four bread operations that could net the company more than $50 million, according to a source.
Jan 28- The Transport Workers Union of America, which represents ground workers at American Airlines, said on Monday it has reached an agreement with US Airways Group Inc and AMR Corp that would grant immediate raises of 4.3 percent for its members should a merger of the two carriers take place.
A federal appeals court ruled Obama's recess appointments to the pro-union National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Sara Fagen, Former White House Political Director; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio Talk Show host, weigh in.
The percentage of workers belonging to unions tumbled to 11.3 percent in 2012, the lowest percentage in 76 years, led by dramatic declines in states where lawmakers have put organized labor in the crosshairs.
Philip Jennings, general secretary at UNI Global Union and John Studzinski, senior managing director at Blackstone Group, debate how to 'fix' the 'bleak' employment situation.