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.» Read More
JOHANNESBURG, July 15- South Africa's Chamber of Mines offered a 4 percent pay rise to gold industry workers on Monday, a fraction of the 60 to 100 percent demanded by trade unions in salary talks billed as the toughest since the end of apartheid in 1994..
BURNHAM-ON-SEA, England, July 10- Jack Horwood, from his quiet seaside town, has a message the new governor of the Bank of England will want to hear. The 23- year-old trade union worker and his girlfriend are saving diligently so they can afford higher mortgage payments on their house when Britain's record-low interest rates go up.
The questionable price and effectiveness of educating our children should be something we take a hard look at well before it's time to consider college.
Secrets to American success, with Matt LeBretton, New Balance director of public affairs; Mitch Cahn, Unionwear CEO; and Lisa Salzer, Lulu Frost founder and president. "We've focused on markets that are willing to pay a premium for made in USA," says LeBretton.
LISBON, June 27- Portuguese trade unions staged a one-day general strike on Thursday against relentless austerity which has deepened the worst economic slump since the 1970 s, but support outside the public transport sector was patchy and the government seemed unlikely to back down.
June 17- Detroit's default and debt restructuring plan are precedent-setting in the U.S. municipal market, Moody's Investors Service said on Monday, because the city is looking to bondholders, as well as labor unions and pensioners, to share the pain.
James Hohman of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses how the city might deal with its unfunded health care and pension obligations.
Forcing hospital workers to be vaccinated for the flu as a condition of employment is not a prescription for losing employees, according to a new study.
A rift between labor unions and the White House over coverage through Obamacare might be putting smiles on opponents of the health care law.
Workers demanding a minimum wage increase have staged walkouts across the country, saying they can't survive on the money they make. Can they get anything done?
Peter Attard Montalto, emerging market economist at Nomura International, talks about the South African mining sector, the potential rise of further union unrest and the impact it would have on the country's economy.
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) welcomes the recent safety pact signed by international retailers, but says more needs to be done.
Sharan Burrow, general secretary of the International Trade Union, tells CNBC that five years in to the economic crisis, austerity has failed, international institutions have failed and there's a humanitarian crisis.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
Lee Cheuk-Yan, Hong Kong Legislator and Chairman of the Labour Party, calls the agreed wage increase for Hong Kong port workers a "half win", saying the union will continue to work for a collective bargaining agreement.
Laurence Parisot, chairwoman of MEDEF, tells CNBC that in a few weeks from now France will have a less rigid labour market, following a deal with the trade unions.
As Hong Kong dock workers enter their fifth week of protests, Willy Lin, Chairman of the Hong Kong Shippers' Council evaluates the potential damage and impact arising from the strike.
Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.
Millions of people who can't find a full-time job are taking anything that pays them under the table, and in turn are helping to boost consumption, say analysts.
More than 100,000 federal workers currently owe more than $1 billion in taxes. Should we just fire these government working tax cheats? Dan Greenhaus, BTIG; Gary Shapiro, Consumer Electronics Association CEO; Grover Norquist, Americans For Tax Reform, share their opinions.