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  • Oct 23- The United Auto Workers filed on Friday for an election by 165 skilled trades workers at the Volkswagen AG auto plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the labor union said. "Volkswagen's policy in Chattanooga was a gesture and our local union has engaged accordingly," said Casteel. The Chattanooga plant is viewed by the UAW as its best chance to organize a...

  • UPS pilots could strike Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 1:46 PM ET
    UPS pilots could strike

    Pilots of UPS voted to authorize a strike against the company Friday, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • UPS pilots vote to strike Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    UPS pilots vote to strike

    Pilots of UPS voted to authorize a strike against the company Friday, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Both sides will meet early next month.

  • DETROIT, Oct 22- The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday that its members ratified a four-year labor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by an overwhelming majority, after rejecting a previous contract proposal last month. The new contract will be used as a basic pattern for contracts at U.S. automakers General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co. The UAW...

  • DETROIT, Oct 22- The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday that 77 percent of voting members have ratified a four-year labor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. The new contract will be used as a basic pattern for contracts at U.S. automakers General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co. The UAW is expected to soon name the company with which it negotiates next.

  • DETROIT, Oct 21- United Auto Workers union members showed overwhelming support in early voting returns on Wednesday night for a proposed four-year labor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, according to local union hall websites. The UAW is expected to issue on Thursday the final results of the ratification vote on the deal, which will set the tone for...

  • Behind the strife, Hollande grinds out French reforms Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 20- Behind the headlines and images portraying a government unable to reconcile warring bosses and trade unions, economic reforms are slowly taking hold in France. It got under way in the shadow of a boycott by France's biggest union, the militant CGT, just two weeks after workers tore the shirt off an Air France manager in a dispute over job cuts.

  • Overtime? Not at this 'firm 40' company Sunday, 18 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Young woman in office

    In a world where working late is a given, one company has come up with an idea: Cap hours at 40 per week, with (almost) no exceptions.

  • AFRICA'S COSATU CALLS FOR REJECTION OF SABMILLER-AB. Oct 14- Congress of South African Trade Unions. *Supports fawu in denouncing and calling for rejection of deal between sabmiller and ab inbev.

  • Tunisia struggles to reform in face of protests Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 10:26 AM ET

    TUNIS, Oct 13- Tunisia is under pressure to speed up economic reforms, especially after two deadly attacks this year on its tourism industry, but the government is struggling with internal splits and resistance from trade unions and political opponents. Against those demands, the government must manage the frustrations of ordinary Tunisians, mindful that it...

  • UAW reach deal with Fiat Chrysler to avert strike Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    UAW reach deal with Fiat Chrysler to avert strike

    The UAW and FCA reached a new tentative agreement late Wednesday, with the union saying it won "significant gains" compared with an earlier deal members rejected last week.

  • UAW reaches tentative deal with Fiat on new contract Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne (R) and United Auto Workers union President Dennis Williams shake hands during a news conference in Detroit, September 15, 2015.

    The United Auto Workers U.S. union has reached a tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler on a new four-year contract, the Union said early Thursday.

  • DETROIT, Oct 7- With a threatened strike hanging over them, negotiators from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the United Auto Workers union continued to meet on Wednesday afternoon, a Fiat Chrysler spokeswoman said. The last time the UAW called a strike against Detroit automakers, who currently make up about 37 percent of the union's membership, was in 2007 at...

  • Fiat Chrysler, U.S. union UAW at table as strike looms Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 9:40 AM ET

    DETROIT, Oct 7- As the threat of a strike hangs over them, negotiators from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and the United Auto Workers union continued to meet on Wednesday morning, a union spokesman said. Midwest, in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. The last time the UAW called a strike against Detroit automakers who currently make up about 37 percent of the union's...

  • United Auto Workers strike could cost Fiat $1.2B Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 2:46 PM ET
    United Auto Workers strike could cost Fiat $1.2B

    The United Auto Workers warned Fiat Chrysler the group was prepared to strike, which could amount to a weekly loss of $1.2 billion, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • DETROIT, Oct 6- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV stands to lose $40 million of operating profit a week from a strike of its plants by the U.S. labor union United Auto Workers, said an analyst with the Center for Automotive Research. Sean McAlinden, chief economist at the Ann Arbor, Michigan- based automobile industry consultancy, said the figure is based on the estimated...

  • UAW sends Fiat Chrysler strike notice Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne (R) and United Auto Workers union President Dennis Williams shake hands during a news conference in Detroit, September 15, 2015.

    The notice was sent five days after the UAW rejected a four-year contract deal with the automaker.

  • United Auto Workers warns Fiat of strike Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 | 12:46 PM ET
    United Auto Workers warns Fiat of strike

    The United Auto Workers Union are warning Fiat Chrysler they will strike at 11:59PM on Wednesday, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • DETROIT, Oct 3- The United Auto Workers union and Ford Motor Co. said they have averted a strike at a factory in Kansas City, Mo. that builds the company's best-selling F-150 pickup trucks. Settles said last week the Union local in Kansas City, representing about 7,000 workers, had been unable to resolve differences over seniority, staffing and safety issues.

  • UAW strikes deal at Ford plant, strike averted Saturday, 3 Oct 2015 | 9:53 AM ET
    United Auto Workers (UAW) walk a picket line at a Chrysler parts distribution center October 10, 2007, in Naperville, Ill.

    The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative agreement that will avoid a strike next week at a key Ford assembly plant.