BERLIN— A German labor union says striking workers at four Amazon.com distribution centers in Germany will remain off the job until Christmas Eve. Companies in Germany normally shut down for the holiday at that time and reopen on Dec. 27, or the next working day. The walkouts at four of Amazon's distribution centers in Germany are part of an effort by workers to...» Read More
A national strike by Portugal's largest labor union disrupted public services Wednesday, but the protest against the government's economic reforms largely fell short of its anticipated impact.
Scandinavian Airlines officials met with union representatives Monday in a bid to end a cabin crew strike that has grounded hundreds of flights to and from Sweden since last week.
Germany's government is putting pressure on Deutsche Telekom's chief executive Rene Obermann to end a dispute with trade union ver.di over plans to outsource 50,000 jobs into a new company, Handelsblatt reported, citing sources.
Scandinavian airline SAS said on Thursday it was cancelling all flights by its Swedish unit on Friday due to a threatened strike by cabin crew.
The Writers Guild of America warned the movie studios and TV networks that they're going to persist with demands for a bigger cut of new-media revenues.The WGA put out its 25-item "pattern of demands," which emphasize that writers must be compensated appropriately when their work is played on digital platforms like the internet or cell phones. That includes work created specifically for those new platforms, or content created for traditional media and repurposed for the new media world.
Bradley Rubin, an auto trading specialist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that he’s surprised the United Auto Workers Union supports Cerberus Capital Management’s deal for Chrysler.
If this sounds like a broken record, forgive me. But if you are looking for a reason why GM's turnaround is only a mild success, it's right here in the U.S. Just check out the company's latest earnings, which show a profitable business around the world, but one that is still in the red in the land of the red, white and blue.
Richard Wagoner, chief executive officer at General Motors, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he’s confident the company’s North American operations can be profitable.
More than 60,000 workers in Germany's engineering and metalworking sector took part in temporary stoppages on Wednesday, turning up the pressure on employers the day before a key round of wage negotiations.
Wal-Mart's exploitation of weak U.S. labor laws interferes with workers' rights to organize and violates the human rights of its employees, according to a report by Human Rights Watch, an independent nongovernment organization.
The South American country is the world's No. 3 copper and zinc producer, a top-two silver producer and No. 5 in gold, and labor unrest in Peru has flared in recent weeks.
The South American country is the world's No. 3 copper and zinc producer, a top-two silver producer and No. 5 in gold.
General Motors suspended development work at two U.S. plants after talks between the union and management on cost cutting ended, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Friday.
Association of Flight Attendants spokeswoman Karen Schultz said the agreement reached early Thursday met the $195 million target for yearly savings that the airline demanded.
Representatives of billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian, met with United Auto Workers members Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Thousands of workers headed back to Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg mine in Indonesia on Sunday in a fleet of buses after ending a four-day walkout that sent copper prices to seven-month highs.
The sick man of Europe is feeling much better, with investor and business sentiment in Germany's economy soaring for the fifth month in a row, according to a survey released Tuesday.
An investor group's plans to buy bankrupt auto parts maker Delphi has hit a snag, with the union not agreeing to cut future wages and benefits for new hires, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Tuesday.
Some 12,000 workers at Deutsche Telekom walked off the job Monday, protesting the telecommunications company's plan to reorganize its work force by transferring 50,000 staffers into separate units, union officials said.
The head of the Canadian Auto Workers says he will try to thwart billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian's bid for Chrysler, fearing Kerkorian will cost thousands of workers their jobs.