Contracts Labor Unions

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 19- The Brazilian oil workers' union has accepted a proposal from state-controlled Petrobras for a collective wage deal, the union said in a statement on its website on Thursday.

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon began an "unlimited" strike on Thursday at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country, the workers' union wrote in a letter to employees. Shell is in advanced talks to sell its Gabon assets, which one source estimated could be worth $700 million, leaving workers worried about layoffs...

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon began on Thursday an "unlimited" strike at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country, the workers' union wrote in a letter to employees. Shell is trying to sell its Gabon assets, which one source estimated could be worth $700 million, leaving workers worried about layoffs or being...

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon on Thursday began an "unlimited" strike on all operations in the Central African OPEC member, the oil workers union wrote in a letter to employees. There was no immediate response from Shell, and the cause of the strike was not immediately clear. Gabon is Africa's fourth largest oil producer with an output of...

  • The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers is one of several labor unions that have criticized oil companies for sacking workers in the last few months. A wave of militant attacks in the southern Niger Delta oil hub throughout 2016 has hampered production. The decision to call off the industrial action followed talks with Nigeria's labor minister...

  • The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers is one of several labor unions that have criticized oil companies for sacking workers in the last few months. A wave of militant attacks in the southern Niger Delta oil hub throughout 2016 has hampered production. The decision to call off the industrial action followed talks with Nigeria's labor minister...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 10- Argentina has clinched a deal with labor unions and energy companies aimed at luring. As part of the pact, Argentina will offer a subsidized price of $7.50 per million British thermal units of natural gas produced at new wells through 2020. Companies including state-owned YPF SA, Chevron, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP unit Pan American...

  • investment@ BUENOS AIRES, Jan 10- Argentina has clinched a deal with labor unions and energy companies aimed at luring. Companies including state-owned YPF SA, Chevron, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP unit Pan American Energy LLC will invest $5 billion to tap the formation in 2017 and double that in coming years as part of the deal, President Mauricio Macri...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Hundreds of people flocked to Concord on Tuesday to testify, cheer and boo as they debated the merits of right-to-work legislation during the session's first public hearing on the topic. Legislators and business leaders who testified in support of the bill said it would give workers more freedom and entice businesses to New Hampshire.

  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, Jan 6- Nigerian oil labor union Nupeng has suspended a strike at Total's fuel depots after an agreement was reached to end a row over sackings, a union official said on Friday. On Thursday, the union said it had ordered a nationwide stop of work at Total's fuel depots. "The warning strike has been suspended for now," said Cogent Ojobor, a Nupeng official...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 22- Employees at Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA working at Campos Basin, the largest oil-producing area in the country, approved a strike to begin Friday, an oil workers union said. The Campos Basin produces around 60 percent of Brazilian oil. The employees rejected a proposal by Petrobras, as the company is...

  • LONDON, Dec 18- Talks aimed at averting a planned Christmas strike by British Airways cabin crews will be held on Monday, conciliation service Acas said. Last week, British Airways said the Unite trade union had called a strike involving one of its five cabin crew fleets on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, Dec. 26. Unite general secretary Len McCluskey welcomed the...

  • LAGOS, Dec 16- Striking workers have shut down U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp's Nigeria headquarters in Lagos after more than 100 employees were fired, a labor union said on Friday. Employees went on strike after Exxon Mobil on Monday began to issue letters to around 150 Nigerian workers without informing the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association...

  • BRASILIA, Dec 13- Brazilian senators on Tuesday passed the main text of a 20- year public spending cap proposed by President Michel Temer to control a ballooning budget deficit, a crucial step in his plan to rescue Brazil's stalled economy. Authorities braced for protests outside Brazil's Congress organized by labor unions and left-wing groups opposed to...

  • Reich: Puzder is against almost every provision of labor law

    Robert Reich, former secretary of Labor and University of California at Berkeley economics professor, discusses President-elect Trump's pick of Andy Puzder for Labor secretary as well as what to expect from the Trump administration.

  • President-elect Donald Trump gestures as Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, departs after their meeting at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., November 19, 2016.

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  • Chuck Jones did the right thing: United Steelworkers president

    Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers of America international president, discusses the jobs saved by the Carrier deal as well as U.S. trade and offshoring.

  • Trump attacks union leader

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on the feud between President-elect Donald Trump and United Steelworkers Local 1999 president Chuck Jones over the Carrier deal.

  • Airstream CEO: Don't anticipate issues with Trump administration

    Discussing the Carrier deal and President-elect Donald Trump's promise to keep jobs in the U.S. with Bob Wheeler, Airstream CEO.

  • Chuck Jones in file photo from May 2016.

    Chuck Jones, United Steelworkers Local 1999 president, discusses President-elect Trump's deal with Carrier.