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Contracts Labor Unions

  • USW President: We're disappointed in Labor secretary nomination

    United Steelworkers president Leo Gerard weighs in on President Donald Trump's views on "America First," labor unions and trade.

  • Want to make sure trade is good for workers globally and in US: AFL-CIO

    Thea Lee, AFL-CIO deputy chief of staff, discusses her position on President Trump's manufacturing initiative and the administration's latest policies.

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Teamsters Union President James Hoffa Jr. praised Trump's first moves, saying the president would do more for Americans than other Republicans.

  • Hoffa: Pledge to work with Trump where it helps organized labor

    James Hoffa, Teamsters president, weighs in on what President Trump means for labor unions and the economy.

  • TORONTO, Jan 27- General Motors Co will cut 625 jobs at its auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, by the end of July as it moves some production work to Mexico, the president of Canada's largest auto workers union said on Friday. President Donald Trump, who has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA with Canada and Mexico, met with the chief executives of the Big Three U.S....

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- President Donald Trump on Friday said he was launching a manufacturing jobs initiative and named a group of U.S. business executives and labor union officials to help with the effort, the White House said in a statement. Bill Brown, CEO of Harris Corp. Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Technologies.

  • Silvers: NAFTA encouraged a race to the bottom

    Damon Silvers, AFL-CIO Director of Policy & Special Counsel, weighs in on President Donald Trump's meeting with union leaders.

  • Pres. Trump meets with union leaders

    President Donald Trump meets with union leaders at the White House.

  • Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz.

    Both birth-parents and their partners qualify for fully paid leave, Eater reports.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 19- The Brazilian oil workers' union has accepted a proposal from state-controlled Petrobras for a collective wage deal, the union said in a statement on its website on Thursday.

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon began an "unlimited" strike on Thursday at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country, the workers' union wrote in a letter to employees. Shell is in advanced talks to sell its Gabon assets, which one source estimated could be worth $700 million, leaving workers worried about layoffs...

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon began on Thursday an "unlimited" strike at all the company's operations in the Central African OPEC member country, the workers' union wrote in a letter to employees. Shell is trying to sell its Gabon assets, which one source estimated could be worth $700 million, leaving workers worried about layoffs or being...

  • LIBREVILLE, Jan 12- Royal Dutch Shell workers in Gabon on Thursday began an "unlimited" strike on all operations in the Central African OPEC member, the oil workers union wrote in a letter to employees. There was no immediate response from Shell, and the cause of the strike was not immediately clear. Gabon is Africa's fourth largest oil producer with an output of...

  • The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers is one of several labor unions that have criticized oil companies for sacking workers in the last few months. A wave of militant attacks in the southern Niger Delta oil hub throughout 2016 has hampered production. The decision to call off the industrial action followed talks with Nigeria's labor minister...

  • The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers is one of several labor unions that have criticized oil companies for sacking workers in the last few months. A wave of militant attacks in the southern Niger Delta oil hub throughout 2016 has hampered production. The decision to call off the industrial action followed talks with Nigeria's labor minister...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 10- Argentina has clinched a deal with labor unions and energy companies aimed at luring. As part of the pact, Argentina will offer a subsidized price of $7.50 per million British thermal units of natural gas produced at new wells through 2020. Companies including state-owned YPF SA, Chevron, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP unit Pan American...

  • investment@ BUENOS AIRES, Jan 10- Argentina has clinched a deal with labor unions and energy companies aimed at luring. Companies including state-owned YPF SA, Chevron, Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP unit Pan American Energy LLC will invest $5 billion to tap the formation in 2017 and double that in coming years as part of the deal, President Mauricio Macri...

  • YENAGOA, Nigeria, Jan 6- Nigerian oil labor union Nupeng has suspended a strike at Total's fuel depots after an agreement was reached to end a row over sackings, a union official said on Friday. On Thursday, the union said it had ordered a nationwide stop of work at Total's fuel depots. "The warning strike has been suspended for now," said Cogent Ojobor, a Nupeng official...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 22- Employees at Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA working at Campos Basin, the largest oil-producing area in the country, approved a strike to begin Friday, an oil workers union said. The Campos Basin produces around 60 percent of Brazilian oil. The employees rejected a proposal by Petrobras, as the company is...

  • LONDON, Dec 18- Talks aimed at averting a planned Christmas strike by British Airways cabin crews will be held on Monday, conciliation service Acas said. Last week, British Airways said the Unite trade union had called a strike involving one of its five cabin crew fleets on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, Dec. 26. Unite general secretary Len McCluskey welcomed the...