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  • Uber's big settlement

    Andrew Hawkins, transportation reporter at The Verge, talks about Uber keeping drivers as independent contractors, as well as how this may affect the 'gig economy' in the future.

  • Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 in San Francisco.

    Rental platform Airbnb and the SEIU, one of the nation's largest labor unions, are in talks for a potential alliance.

  • LONDON, April 21- Britain said on Thursday it could take an equity stake of up to 25 percent in Tata's UK steel assets as part of a package of hundreds of millions of pounds of financing to help support a potential buyer. Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure from trade unions and the opposition Labour Party to ensure that a buyer is found to save the more...

  • DUBAI, April 19- Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the OPEC member's crude production by nearly half, the trade union said in a statement posted on its Twitter account. First, the cancellation of the general strike and the attendance of all oil sector workers at their places of work beginning at seven in the morning...

  • April 19- Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the OPEC member's crude production by nearly half, local newspaper Al Jarida reported late on Tuesday, citing the trade union. News that the strike was over came just hours after Kuwait's oil minister had ruled out negotiations with the employees until they stopped...

  • KUWAIT, April 19- The spokesman for thousands of striking Kuwaiti oil and gas workers said on Tuesday that their three day-old strike would continue until planned public sector pay reforms are cancelled. "The strike is ongoing until the implementation of the demands of the workers," Farhan al-Ajmi, head of the Petrochemicals Industries Company workers union,...

  • Kuwait's oil workers go on strike

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble explains what the striking oil workers are concerned about and asks how far the government will go to protect oil production.

  • We have an issue of income distribution: Philip Jennings

    Philip Jennings, general-secretary at UNI Global Union, criticizes the $90M pay package of WPP CEO Martin Sorrell.

  • Business must respect workers' rights: Philip Jennings

    Philip Jennings, general secretary at UNI Global Union, urges corporations to respect the human rights of their employees.

  • Hundreds of Verizon workers strike outside of the telecommunications company's Brooklyn offices on April 13, 2016 in New York City.

    Negotiations remain stalled as nearly 40,000 workers keep up the country’s largest work-stoppage in five years, BuzzFeed News reports.

  • Bernie vs. corporations

    CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and Ariel Fishman, Fordham University Professor, discuss Bernie Sanders' ideas about corporations including taxes and labor.

  • VZ strikers against 'dividend aristocrats'

    Bob Master, CWA Spokesperson, talks about why he and 40,000 Verizon workers have gone on strike.

  • Sanders to VZ strikers: I'm here with you

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to striking workers at the Verizon picket line in Brooklyn.

  • KUWAIT, April 13- A Kuwaiti labor union leader said on Wednesday plans for a strike by thousands of workers at state-owned oil, gas and petrochemical companies starting next week were in place, denying reports that negotiations were under way. Sheik Talal al-Khaled al-Sabah, spokesman for Kuwait's oil sector, said the Ministry of Social Welfare had invited the...

  • Verizon workers on strike

    Nearly 40,000 members of two unions in a Verizon contract "Communications Workers of America" and the "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers" are on strike. CNBC's Mary Thompson spoke to Dennis Trainor, District 1 VWA VP, and Bob Mudge, Verizon Wireline Network OPS, on the contracts.

  • Verizon workers walk off the job Wednesday

    Members of two unions in a Verizon contract "Communications Workers of America" and the "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers" are on strike. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the issues involve pensions, call center jobs and workers assignments as part of the strike.

  • 39k Verizon workers go on strike

    Members of two unions with a Verizon contract "Communications Workers of America" and the "International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers" are on strike, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. The strike does not include wireless service workers.

  • While the rest of the world frets about the knock-on effect of China's economic slowdown, the Chinese have a bigger worry: themselves.

  • Placards during demonstration for higher wages in Chicago.

    California legislators and labor unions reached a tentative deal to raise the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Membership in the United Auto Workers union rose by nearly 5,200 workers in 2015 to 408,639, the sixth straight year of small gains for the American union. The Detroit- based union said in a filing with the U.S. Labor Department that membership rose 1.3 percent last year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said in January that the percent of wage...