SILVER SPRING, Md.— Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday offered some support for a proposal in the Senate that would raise the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour, hinting that the higher rate sought by labor unions doesn't have enough support. Patty Murray that would increase the rate to $12 an hour by 2020, which is several dollars less than the $15 backed by labor...» Read More
The gradual increase approved by the city's council in a 12-1 vote will take place by 2020.
Supporting Scott Walker's career is a longstanding alliance of anti-union conservatives, The New York Times reports.
Gawker Media's CEO, Nick Denton, said on Friday that he is not disturbed by his staff's vote to unionize.
Nick Denton, Gawker Media founder and CEO, discusses his employees' decision to unionize.
Frustration over how the recruitment industry treats Hong Kong's domestic helpers spurred entrepreneurs to found the Fair Employment Agency.
In a landslide vote, staffers at Gawker Media voted to join the Writers Guild of America, USA Today reports.
Sharan Burrow, the general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), says global economies are still struggling.
Philip Jennings, general secretary of UNI Global Union, discusses problems facing the economy and the drawbacks of austerity.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas, June 2- For United Auto Workers union members Jermaine and Akema Austin, a two-tier wage system at General Motors Co is not just business, it's personal. Detroit automakers, which pushed for and won the two-tier system in negotiations with the union, say the freedom to hire workers at lower wages has helped them recover from near-death in the...
Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich is joining the chorus calling for a pay raise for the lowest-paid American workers.
*Tata says seeking to tackle $2 bln pension deficit. LONDON, May 29- Tata Steel UK's biggest trade union voted on Friday to go on strike, setting the scene for the biggest labour action in the British steel sector in three decades. "Steelworkers are determined to stand up to Tata," said Roy Rickhuss, general secretary of Community.
Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell CEO, discuses how trade agreements affect the middle class and the upcoming presidential election.
LONDON, May 29- Tata Steel UK's biggest trade union voted on Friday to go on strike, setting the scene for the biggest labour action in the British steel sector in three decades. Tata Steel did not have any immediate comment about the vote, but previously has said that its actions were aimed at developing an affordable and sustainable pension scheme through...
The US is split over right to work laws—literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are right-to-work states—the next will tip the balance.
Australia may be weighing allowing foreign airlines to offer domestic flights, but it isn't clear the skies down under are particularly attractive.
BUENOS AIRES, May 19- Labor disputes are on the rise in Argentina and costing foreign energy companies millions of dollars as they explore the country's vast but barely-tapped Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas field, company officials said. Trade Unions are a powerful force in Argentina, Latin America's No. 3 economy, where the frequency of industrial disputes are a...
Hyundai's union boss faces dissent from within the country's most strike-prone union even as the company is trying to ditch its wage structure.
Full-time stable employment may be getting a pink slip, with less secure working relationships set to drive weaker economic growth, ILO data show.
GENEVA, May 19- Governments need policies to stop societies and economies being damaged by fewer and fewer people having full-time salaried jobs, the International Labor Organization said in a flagship annual report on Tuesday. Those changes, and new forms of employment such as "mini-jobs" in Germany, "zero-hours contracts" in Britain and "on call" contracts in the...
LONDON, May 18- The head of Britain's largest trade union Unite has threatened to sever links with the opposition Labour Party if the party's next leader moves it further away from its traditional base of support. It is the challenge of the Labour Party to demonstrate that they are the voice of ordinary working people, that they are the voice of organised labour, "...