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  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week and no end in sight, Atlantic City's main casino workers union turned up the heat Thursday, surrounding the massive gambling hall with hundreds of picketers, some traveling hundreds of miles to support the walkout. Picketers from unions in Baltimore, Washington, New...

  • 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.

  • PARIS, June 30- French government efforts to end a sometimes violent showdown with trade unions over plans to loosen labour laws were dealt a blow on Thursday when unions rejected new amendments. Philippe Martinez, leader of the hardline CGT union that has spearheaded a dozen street protests in Paris, said the amendments fell short of its demands.

  • PARIS, June 30- French government efforts to end a sometimes violent showdown with trade unions over plans to loosen labor laws were dealt a blow on Thursday when unions rejected new amendments. Philippe Martinez, leader of the hardline CGT union that has spearheaded a dozen street protests in Paris, said the amendments fell short of its demands.

  • *AB Inbev to acquire SABMiller in $100 billion- plus deal. PRETORIA, June 23- South Africa's Food and Allied Workers Union said on Thursday it will strike and may take legal action if no agreement is reached with brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on SABMiller's plan to give blacks a larger role in the business. AB InBev, the world's largest brewer, last month gained...

  • SANTIAGO, June 22- Chile's government sweetened its proposal to increase the monthly wage to 276,000 pesos within 18 months, after initially offering a rise to 260,000 pesos, the government said late on Tuesday. Still, the country's largest labor union, the Workers' United Center of Chile, had demanded a minimum wage hike of 40,000 pesos. Chile is the world's top...

  • Casino workers protest outside the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., May 6, 2016.

    A strike vote could give Unite Here Local 54 bargaining committees more firepower in negotiations over new contracts for 6,000 workers.

  • Macy's in New York

    Macy's says it has reached a tentative deal with the union representing workers at its flagship store in New York City, avoiding a strike.

  • Atlantic City

    Atlantic City's main casino workers union will decide whether to authorize a strike against four of the city's gambling halls.

  • France at serious risk of strikes damaging image abroad: Wieviorka

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Foundation President, Michel Wieviorka, says the French population has very mixed feelings when it comes to reforms.

  • France needs to rethink its institutions: Wieviorka

    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Foundation President, Michel Wieviorka, weighs in on the French labor reforms debate, and where the route of the problem lies.

  • Stephen Curry, number 30 of the Golden State Warriors, celebrates with fans.

    Off the court, an equally important deliberation is going on: a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for players.