Contracts Labor Unions

  • MUNCIE, Indiana, Aug 30- One night a month, retired auto workers shuffle into a former elementary school classroom here to discuss their legal fight against the company that cancelled their health care benefits seven years ago. The group is a remnant of a once-powerful United Auto Workers union local, which at its peak in the 1960 s represented over 5,000 workers...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City's main casino workers' union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino. The proposal would have restored health insurance in January for Taj Mahal workers that was terminated in 2014, and would have adopted in September 2017 the same...

  • Nate Diaz punches Conor McGregor during UFC 196 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the rivalry and upcoming rematch between UFC's Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz.

  • Announcing his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement puts the Pennsylvania senator more in line with labor unions and Democrats, including his challenger, Katie McGinty, who say the deal will drain jobs from the U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival, Donald Trump, have opposed it, too.

  • Striking miners demonstrate in Marikana in the South African platinum belt.

    Lonmin miners still live in the "truly appalling" conditions that were a major cause of the fatal strikes four years ago, Amnesty International says.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 12- Brazil's largest labor unions plan to stage nationwide protests next week against government plans to cut pensions and worker benefits, signaling growing tensions over deficit-cutting efforts. With the eyes of the world on the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Central Workers Union, Brazil's leading labor confederation, and another four...

  • Clinton: We are stronger together

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks about her economic platform, including strengthening unions and defending the Afforable Care Act.

  • 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.