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  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 28- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. In January, Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion car factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in Michigan...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 28- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. In January, Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion car factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in Michigan...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 28- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. In January, Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion car factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in Michigan...

  • Miners of the Escondida copper mine, on strike, block a road outside of Escondida, some 145 km northeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on March 8, 2017.

    The strike at Chile's Escondida, the world's largest copper mine, is ending.

  • A March 14 letter from Nissan executive Scott Becker to the United Auto Workers union declines to address demands presented after a March 4 pro-union rally. Among other things, the union had demanded that Nissan discuss a neutrality agreement with the UAW covering an employee vote on union representation. Nissan's management opposes unionization in Canton,...

  • SAO PAULO, March 23- The Brazilian real weakened on Thursday after the country's lower house of Congress approved a government-sponsored bill by a narrower margin than expected, raising concerns of fading support for a planned pension reform. The bill, which allows companies to outsource any job and drew fierce opposition from labor unions, was approved...

  • NEW YORK— Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. A Communications Workers of America union local official had said Wednesday that AT&T was asking technicians who install cable to also work outside maintaining phone and cable wires, which is a higher-paid job. The CWA said Thursday that AT&T will no...

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    Workers in California and Nevada went on strike, alleging that the company violated contract terms by forcing employees to do work outside their areas of expertise.

  • United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and nominee for Labor Secretary.

    President Donald Trump's labor nominee is also facing questions about how he would back up American workers when his record provides few clues.

  • Miners of the Escondida copper mine, on strike, block a road outside of Escondida, some 145 km northeast of Antofagasta, Chile, on March 8, 2017.

    The union called the fresh offer from management to end the strike "manipulative."

  • SANTIAGO, March 19- The labor union at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, called a fresh offer of talks by management to end a 39- day strike "manipulative." The union told Reuters on Sunday that it will decide whether to attend a meeting with the company after holding two assemblies for its 2,500 members on Sunday and early on Monday.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 16- Antitrust measures announced last week that would split up Carlos Slim's America Movil and open its fixed line network to competition may help Mexico's dominant telecommunications provider reduce labor costs, according to a labor union spokesman. Paula Garcia, spokeswoman for America Movil, declined to comment on whether the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 15- Argentina has reached a deal with labor unions aimed at increasing car production to one million per year by 2023, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, as part of his drive to increase investment by reducing high labor costs. Auto production in Argentina hit a record 828,771 vehicles in 2011. Since then it has fallen steadily to...

  • LABOR UNION AT FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC'S CERRO VERDE MINE IN PERU MAY CALL OFF STRIKE NEXT WEEK IF LABOR MINISTRY DECLARES IT ILLEGAL-UNION PRESIDENT.

  • Chickens on a truck near a Tyson Foods plant in Springdale, Ark., June 18, 2012. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied fines as high as $317,000 against poultry producers in 2016, but many safety advocates are concerned that regulations may slacken under the Trump administration.

    Breaking from norm, the Labor Department has stopped publicizing fines against companies, New York Times reports.

  • Antofagasta CEO: possible to work with labor unions

    Antofagasta CEO Iván Arriagada talks about working with labor unions and trying to improve productivity, with comment on Chilean mines.

  • BUENOS AIRES, March 13- Argentine labor unions appear to be pressuring the government by holding marches and threatening strikes ahead of the country's key October mid-term elections, Interior Minister Rogelio Frigerio said on Monday. President Mauricio Macri took office 15 months ago promising to jumpstart the economy by regaining the trust of investors...

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during news conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 9, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Bernie Sanders' suggestion for how to fight Trump and right-wing populism could be nothing more than a "liberal myth."

  • BERLIN, March 12- Ground staff at Berlin's two airports will begin a 25- hour strike on Monday, their trade union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights. Workers at Berlin's Tegel and Schoenefeld airports will walk out at 4 a.m. local time on Monday and end the strike on Tuesday at about 5 a.m....

  • BERLIN, March 12- Ground staff at Berlin's two airports will begin a 25- hour strike on Monday, their trade union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights. Workers at Berlin's Tegel and Schoenefeld airports will walk out at 4 am local time on Monday and end the strike on Tuesday at about 5 am...