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Contracts Labor Unions

  • Artemio Arreola, an organizer with the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, speaks to other advocates in downtown Chicago. The advocates plan to march in a May 1 rally in Chicago.

    May Day protests promise to tap into discontent with President Trump's current policies.

  • Workers unload United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) cargo jets at the company's Latin America and Caribbean sorting facilities at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida.

    A union representing 1,200 U.S. air maintenance workers at UPS turned up pressure on the company to settle a three-year contract dispute.

  • This NYU grad student went undercover at an Apple factory in China

    Dejian Zeng is an NYU grad student who spent his summer undercover at an Apple factory in China. Listen to his experience here.

  • Google employees protest Trump immigration policies

    "We respect everyone's choice to act on their beliefs," a Google spokesperson wrote in a statement provided to BuzzFeed News.

  • BRASILIA, April 18- Brazil's President Michel Temer on Tuesday made new concessions to ease passage of an unpopular pension reform bill that has drawn angry demonstrations from labor organizations, including police unions that tried to invade Congress in protest. After the details of the new proposal were revealed on Tuesday, protesting police unions...

  • Members of Germany's metal workers' union IG Metall.

    A German union could decide to call a strike at Tesla Grohmann Advanced Automation to force Tesla to enter wage negotiations.

  • ONITSHA, Nigeria, April 12- Striking Nigerian workers cordoned off the country headquarters of U.S. industrial firm General Electric in Lagos on Wednesday in a dispute over wages, a trade union official said. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria "today picketed General Electric head offices in Lagos over unpaid salaries of some...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- A Puerto Rico labor union sued Governor Ricardo Rossello and the U.S. territory's financial oversight board on Wednesday, saying pension cuts being proposed as part of the island's fiscal turnaround were unconstitutional. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Juan by the Servidores Publicos Unidos, seeks a declaration the plan violates...

  • Electronic signage at the headquarters of Morgan Stanley in New York.

    Morgan Stanley shareholders will vote on a proposal from the AFL-CIO union that would prohibit stock awards from vesting for executives who resign for government service.

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Protesters in Argentina clashed with police during marches over government austerity measures on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Security forces used high-powered water cannon and tear gas to control picketers who had blocked the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Protesters in Argentina clashed with police during marches over government austerity measures on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Security forces used high-powered water cannon and tear gas to control picketers who had blocked the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Argentines protesting against government austerity measures and demanding higher wages brought the country to a standstill on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Truck and bus drivers, teachers, factory workers, airport employees and the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Argentines protesting against government austerity measures and demanding higher wages brought the country to a standstill on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Truck and bus drivers, teachers, factory workers, airport employees and the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Argentines protesting against government austerity measures and demanding higher wages brought the country to a standstill on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Truck and bus drivers, teachers, factory workers, airport employees and the...

  • BUENOS AIRES, April 6- Argentines protesting against government austerity measures and demanding higher wages brought the country to a standstill on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago. Truck and bus drivers, teachers, factory workers, airport employees and the...

  • PARIS, April 5- France's hardline CGT trade union has called on workers' representatives on the board of state-controlled utility EDF to reject the shutdown of the Fessenheim nuclear plant, expected to be tabled during a meeting on Thursday. EDF has scheduled a board meeting for April 6 to decide on stopping Fessenheim, France's oldest nuclear plant.

  • *ANC-allied Cosatu trade union asks Zuma to step down. PRETORIA, April 4- South Africa's biggest trade union called on President Jacob Zuma to quit on Tuesday, in the wake of a cabinet reshuffle that has cost the country one investment-grade rating and deepened a rift within the ruling African National Congress. Zuma's sacking of respected finance minister...

  • *ANC-allied Cosatu trade union asks Zuma to quit. PRETORIA, April 4- South Africa's biggest trade union called on President Jacob Zuma to quit on Tuesday, in the wake of a cabinet reshuffle that has cost the country one investment-grade rating and deepened a rift within the ruling African National Congress. Zuma's sacking of respected finance minister Pravin...

  • SANTIAGO, April 3- Southern Copper Corp hopes to dissuade workers at its Toquepala and Cuajone mines in Peru from striking this month, as a second labor union this year in the world's No.2 copper producer seeks a larger share of profits. The union, one of five representing Southern Copper workers in Peru, plans to hold an indefinite strike starting April 7 or 10,...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 28- Ford Motor Co on Tuesday said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. In January, Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion car factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in Michigan...