May 5- Southwest Airlines Co said Tuesday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Transport Workers Union 550, the union that represents its 250 dispatchers who help oversee flight operations. The tentative deal provides "adjusted wage-scale increases" and would extend the dispatchers' contract for four years, the company said in a statement.» Read More
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.
Congestion at West Coast ports is estimated by Kurt Salmon to cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, and $37 billion in 2016, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Some retailers have prepared contingency plans because of the ongoing port dispute. Susan Anderson, FBR vice president, provides insight.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the oil worker strike now affects 11 refineries and plants.
PARIS, Feb 3- France's powerful CGT trade union elected hardliner Philippe Martinez as its new chief on Tuesday in a shift that could make it harder for President Francois Hollande to win its assent to economic reforms. Hollande wants to push through changes aimed at creating more flexibility in France's rigid labor market and deregulating certain sectors,...
People complain that athletes make a disproportionate amount of money. But what if they are actually underpaid—to the tune of $20 million?
PARIS, Jan 28- An inquiry was under way on Wednesday after French trade unionists turned the lights off on a keynote speech by Prime Minister Manuel Valls in protest at planned energy reforms. The mines and energy federation of France's militant CGT union said in a statement it supported the action. France's energy reforms have a wider purpose, aiming to boost the...
Management and labor at the ports are blaming each other for epic congestion. And it appears impossible for both sides' stories to be true.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- Boeing Co's two largest labor unions said on Wednesday they are working on a pair of legislative bills that would put conditions on $8.7 billion in tax credits that Washington state gave to Boeing and the state aerospace industry in 2013.. The tax credits were a condition of Boeing's decision to locate production of its 777 X jetliner in...
The Teamsters union and U.S. prosecutors reached a settlement agreement that would end oversight of the union.
Cargo traffic at several of the biggest U.S. West Coast ports has slowed to near gridlock, as union contract talks union remain strained.
BUZZ-CYREN LTD: UK TRADE UNION TO USE ITS CYBER-SECURITY. **Israeli cybersecurity software company's U.S.-listed shares up 3.4 pct at $1.82. **Says IT services provider Reliable Networks signs up one of UK's largest trade unions to use Cyren's cloud-based web security services.
A federal mediator is getting involved in stalled contract talks between West Coast dockworkers and their employers.
Jane Seymour's furniture line, Platine de Royale, is facing issues with inventory stuck in West Coast ports.
Dec 18- Unifor, Canada's largest private sector workers' union, said it was unable to reach agreement with Canadian National Railway Co after months of negotiations. Unifor, which has five collective agreements with CN Rail, had opened talks in September on contracts for about 5,000 workers across the country. "CN remains optimistic that it can reach an agreement...