RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 1- Brazil's largest oil-workers' union advised Petroleo Brasileiro SA that it plans to begin a open-ended strike against the state-run oil company starting at midnight on Friday. The strike is in protest at a recent cut of about 40 percent in investments by Petrobras, as the company is commonly known, and the planned sale of about $15.1 billion...» Read More
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Verizon and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on as talks continue.
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Verizon wireline employees vote to authorize strike amid contract negotiations
NEW YORK, July 25- In a possible setback for Hillary Clinton, the AFL-CIO's political committee has recommended the nation's largest labor union federation delay endorsing a candidate for the 2016 presidential race as it seeks to push her to be more supportive of its policies on issues such as trade and wages. The move highlights the pressures Clinton is facing...
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RIO DE JANEIRO, July 23- Brazil's main oil workers union is considering an open-ended strike in September if a 24- hour walkout scheduled for midnight Thursday fails to stop moves to shrink state-run oil company Petrobras, a senior union official said. FUB also opposes a bill before Brazil's Senate seeking to strip Petrobras of its right to all new development...