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
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla discusses a report by Reuters that says JetBlue's flight attendants are pushing for a vote to join the transport workers union.
Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, shares his thoughts on whether college athletes will vote to unionize. And Robert Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, weighs in.
When the NLRB ruled that scholarship football players could unionize, the Northwestern began a wide-ranging campaign to defeat a vote, NYT reports.
Seventy percent of the JetBlue pilots have voted to join ALPA, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
April 21- The United Auto Workers union on Monday said it was withdrawing its objection claiming undue outside political interference in the result of a February election it lost among workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in Tennessee.
*Campaigners target $40 million for injured, families of dead. They said only half of the 29 brands that sourced goods from factories in the Rana Plaza complex have contributed to the fund run by the International Labour Organisation, and want the rest to pay by the first anniversary of the April 24 disaster.
FRANKFURT, March 30- The retirement from Daimler's supervisory board of a combative trade union veteran may smooth management-labour relations as the German carmaker tries to cut costs and close a wide profitability gap with its rivals.
Tim Waters, National Political director, discusses the ruling by the NLRB that says football players at Northwestern University are employees and can unionize.
Labor unions, blamed for the financial woes of other car companies, actually helped save Ford Motor, Bill Ford tells CNBC.
The executive chairman of Ford Motor Co. said the United Auto Workers union helped his company get through its toughest times.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Northwestern University athletes won their case before the NLRB. Chu explains the employer, employee relationship between the university and the players.
BUENOS AIRES, March 26- Opposition labor unions said on Wednesday they will hold a 24- hour strike on April 10 to press for wage increases in line with Argentina's inflation rate, estimated by private economists at more than 30 percent per year.
TORONTO, March 20- Railway staff of Canadian National Railway Co have narrowly voted against a strike-busting labor agreement tentatively agreed upon by the company and workers' union.
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.
Sen. John Thune, (R-SD), discusses the latest Obamacare change that says many union health plans will be exempt from Obamacare's reinsurance fee, forcing everyone else to pay extra to cover unions.
JOHANNESBURG, March 5- Wage talks between the world's top platinum producers and South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction workers Union collapsed on Wednesday, dashing hopes for an early end to a crippling six-week strike.
The union had nothing to offer the autoworkers, says Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), speaking out against UAW charges that he interfered in the union vote at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. The employees prevailed, says Sen. Corker.
Nearly 16 months after President Obama was re-elected, labor leaders grouse that they have little to show for their support.
A conservative group that helped defeat an organizing campaign will take its anti-union fight to other auto plants in the South, its leaders said.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn./ WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant may have voted against joining the United Auto Workers union last week but they may still gain some representation in the company through the formation of a works council.