Contracts Labor Unions

  • DETROIT, Sept 22- A worker group created as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at Volkswagen AG's plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum membership requirements under the German automaker's labor policy, VW said on Thursday. The American Council of Employees was formed on the heels of a February 2014 election in which the UAW lost the right to...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— A group billing itself as an alternative to the United Auto Workers union at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee has failed to meet minimum enrollment standards under the German automaker's internal labor policy. The company also said that the rival American Council of Employees no longer meets its policy's bottom tier, which requires the...

  • DETROIT— General Motors and the Canadian auto workers union Unifor have reached a tentative contract agreement, averting a strike that was threatened for midnight Monday. Union President Jerry Dias said the deal will bring new products to the Oshawa assembly plant near Toronto and an engine plant in St. Catherines, Ontario. The deal brings an end to fears that GM...

  • CHARLESTON, W.Va.— An agreement has been reached to end a weeklong lockout at Dominion's natural gas and interstate transmission subsidiaries. Dominion Hope and Dominion Transmission agreed to end the lockout involving 915 workers in six states, while the United Gas Workers Union Local 69 vowed not to strike. The lockout began Sept. 7 for workers in Ohio,...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 12- California will become the first U.S. state to require farmers to pay overtime to field workers and fruit pickers under a bill signed on Monday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. The result of decades of lobbying by the United Farm Workers Union, the measure will make California the first state in the nation to authorize farmworker...

  • Laborers pick produce on a farm in California.

    California became the first U.S. state to pay overtime to farmworkers under a bill signed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown.

  • A file photo shows workers making Peeps at the Just Born factory in Bethlehem, Pa.

    As holiday candy production is in full swing, 400 workers behind the iconic Peeps candy took to the picket line.

  • Christmas shoppers and Korean correspondents are among the likely vicitms of the collapse of South Korean container shipper Hanjin Shipping.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama

    European leaders spoke out against the proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the EU, as protesters work to oppose the deal.

  • DETROIT, Sept 1- Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it has filed an appeal of a federal labor board decision on its dispute with the United Auto Workers union in Tennessee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The National Labor Relations board on Aug. 26 sided with the UAW in the union's effort to get VW to negotiate wages and benefits for about 160 of...

  • DETROIT, Sept 1- Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it has filed an appeal of a federal labor board decision on its dispute with the United Auto Workers union in Tennessee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The National Labor Relations board on Aug. 26 sided with the UAW in the union's effort to get VW to negotiate wages and benefits for about 160 of...

  • DETROIT, Sept 1- Volkswagen AG said on Thursday it has filed an appeal of a federal labor board decision on its dispute with the United Auto Workers union in Tennessee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

  • Deutsche Bank CEO pushes for bank mergers

    CEO John Cryan believes unifying capital markets would help bring together Europe's banking sector.

  • MUNCIE, Indiana, Aug 30- One night a month, retired auto workers shuffle into a former elementary school classroom here to discuss their legal fight against the company that cancelled their health care benefits seven years ago. The group is a remnant of a once-powerful United Auto Workers union local, which at its peak in the 1960 s represented over 5,000 workers...

  • Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the rivalry and upcoming rematch between UFC's Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz.

  • Striking miners demonstrate in Marikana in the South African platinum belt.

    Lonmin miners still live in the "truly appalling" conditions that were a major cause of the fatal strikes four years ago, Amnesty International says.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 12- Brazil's largest labor unions plan to stage nationwide protests next week against government plans to cut pensions and worker benefits, signaling growing tensions over deficit-cutting efforts. With the eyes of the world on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Central Workers Union, Brazil's leading labor confederation, and another four...

  • Clinton: We are stronger together

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks about her economic platform, including strengthening unions and defending the Afforable Care Act.

  • Eurostar workers to go on strike

    Rail workers in Europe claim the company has failed to ensure a good work-life balance for managers.

  • Aug 5- American Airlines Group Inc said it had reached an interim agreement with a labor union to raise wages for about 30,000 of its ground staff, effective immediately. The company said on Friday it expected the hike to increase its pretax operating costs by about $75 million in the third quarter and $120 million in the fourth quarter. The agreement was reached...