*PM Renzi's signature reform only affects new hires. ROME, Sept 4- The government of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday put the finishing touches on his signature employment reforms which he says are already rousing a sclerotic labour market despite fierce resistance from trade unions. Alberto Bombassei, president of brake-maker Brembo, said the...» Read More
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 1- Brazil's largest oil workers' union advised Petroleo Brasileiro SA that it plans to begin an open-ended strike against the state-run oil company starting at midnight on Friday. The cut in the company's five-year investment plan to $130 billion from $221 billion comes in the wake of a plunge in oil prices and a corruption scandal that...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 1- Brazil's largest oil-workers' union advised Petroleo Brasileiro SA that it plans to begin a open-ended strike against the state-run oil company starting at midnight on Friday. The strike is in protest at a recent cut of about 40 percent in investments by Petrobras, as the company is commonly known, and the planned sale of about $15.1 billion...
Weeks of belt tightening at Wal-Mart included asking workers to leave shifts early or take two-hour lunches.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez cited the "resilience" of workers and economic growth, but also saw "unfinished business."
Broadening the definition of "employer" may cause a legal battle between business interests and organized labor. NBC News reports.
NLRB rules parent companies are responsible for contract and franchise workers.
Companies can be held liable for labor violations committed by franchisees and contractors, the U.S. labor board ruled on Thursday.
Construction workers in Sacramento, Calif., have a new kind of boss, in a way: A drone.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's main casino workers union said Tuesday it is giving billionaire Carl Icahn "one last chance" to avoid a strike at the Taj Mahal casino by reinstating employee health and pension benefits. The union wants the restoration of health insurance and pension benefits that Trump Entertainment Resorts canceled last October after a...
NCAA rule changes resulted in nearly $160 million a year in additional benefits for major-college athletes. USA TODAY reports.
Tension over GM's decision to consider importing Chinese-made Buicks to the US is colliding with contract talks with workers, USAT reports.
The National Labor Relations Board dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees.
Amazon is experimenting with how far it can push white-collar workers, to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions, The NY Times reports.
DETROIT, Aug 12- Ford Motor Co on Wednesday will start building its medium-duty F-650 and F-750 commercial trucks at a Cleveland- area plant, moving production out of Mexico for the first time. The shift to the 41- year-old plant in Avon Park, Ohio means that about 1,000 workers represented by the United Auto Workers union will keep their jobs, Jimmy Settles, UAW vice...
LONDON/ BRATISLAVA, Aug 11- Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has signed a letter of intent to build a new car plant in Slovakia, a further expansion away from its British manufacturing base as it seeks to boost sales worldwide. A trade union source told Reuters earlier in the process that Jaguar Land Rover was considering the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and...
LONDON/ BRATISLAVA, Aug 11- Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has signed a letter of intent to build a new car plant in Slovakia, a further expansion away from its British manufacturing base as it seeks to boost sales worldwide. A trade union source told Reuters earlier in the process that Jaguar Land Rover was deciding between the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland...
Vice Media editorial staffers vote to join The Writers Guild.
Alan Jones, industrial correspondent at the Press Association, says those affected by the London tube strike show sympathy towards striking tube drivers.
Larry Rosen, CFO of Deutsche Post DHL, discusses second quarter earnings and the impacts of strikes on the company, which has cut its profit guidance.
Verizon and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on as talks continue.