Contracts Labor Unions

  • 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...

  • 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, effectively 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 TWU-IAM Association...

  • Aug 3- New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the state's top elected Democrat, on Wednesday asked state and federal prosecutors to investigate alleged threats by a labor union that he said amounted to bribery and attempts to corrupt public officials. The New Jersey Education Association threatened to withhold campaign contributions until Sweeney...

  • Aug 3- New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, the state's top elected Democrat, on Wednesday asked state and federal prosecutors to investigate alleged threats by a labor union that he said amounted to bribery and attempts to corrupt public officials. The New Jersey Education Association threatened to withhold campaign contributions until Sweeney...

  • Riot police prepare to disperse refinery workers blockading the oil depot of Douchy-Les-Mines on May 25, 2016.

    France is more vulnerable to business disruption than emerging markets like South Africa, Argentina, Brazil — and even Afghanistan, says a new report.

  • India Banking Union

    C H Venkatachalam of the All India Bank Employees' Association explains why the union opposes reform measures in the banking sector.

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • Hyundai Strikes

    IHS Markit's James Chao says the strike could last till next week and the loss from interrupted production is an estimated $35 million each day.

  • OUR Walmart has taken the unusual step of collaborating with a group of Chinese Wal-Mart workers trying to fight work schedule changes and low wages.

  • Kevin Durant

    This off-season has seen a flood spending hit the NBA's free-agency market, and a fair share of head-scratching deals.

  • ABUJA, July 7- A Nigerian trade union representing oil workers said it had begun a strike on Thursday, but added that the effect of its industrial action would not be felt for some time because it started on a public holiday. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria said 10,000 of its members, who include refinery workers and office staff,...

  • A protester holds a sign in Upper Senate Park during a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, to push for a raise to $15 an hour for the minimum wage.

    A draft of the Democratic party's platform released Friday fully endorses a $15 minimum wage, a victory for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Casino workers striking on Friday outside the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, will continue on a 24- hour basis throughout the holiday weekend, a spokesperson for the workers' union said. Unite-Here Local 54 union spokesperson Ben Begleiter said workers are striking outside most of the casino entrances, while chanting, pounding...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, went on strike early Friday morning after management and the workers' union failed to reach agreement on wages and health benefits. Unite-Here Local 54, the union representing thousands of Atlantic City casino workers, reached a tentative settlement on Thursday with Tropicana, which is...

  • Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Washington, D.C.

    Donald Trump has put trade front and center in trying to appeal to union members and Bernie Sanders supporters, but so far they are not persuaded.

  • The Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    Atlantic City's main casino workers union has begun picketing against the Trump Taj Mahal casino amid a contract dispute.