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Contracts Labor Unions

  • PARIS, Sept 18- French state-controlled power utility EDF said on Monday it had been notified of a 24- hour strike starting at 1900 GMT on Wednesday, without indicating whether electricity production would be affected. French labor unions have called for protests against planned government labor reforms which aim to simplify employment rules and make...

  • FRANKFURT/ BERLIN, Sept 14- The trade union powerhouse that won the 35- hour work week for Germans more than two decades ago is mobilising for a new campaign to reduce working hours at annual wage negotiations about to kick off nationwide. IG Metall, Germany's biggest union with 2.3 million workers mainly in the car and manufacturing industries, says shorter...

  • Union leaders belonging to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the United Steelworkers said they were concerned with the way Harley's management was handling staffing related to seasonal production. Chief Executive Matt Levatich agreed to work with the unions to resolve staffing issues raised on behalf of full-time...

  • Immigrants' rights demonstrators march in protest of President Trump's decision on DACA on September 7, 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City.

    Trump administration's DACA repeal could reduce U.S. economic output and hurt the labor market, USA Today reports.

  • LONDON, Sept 7- British Airways proposed the closure of a major pension scheme on Thursday, angering trade unions representing some workers who have already been on strike this year in a continuing dispute over pay. British Airways, owned by International Consolidated Airlines Group, said it had to address "the significant and growing funding deficit faced by...

  • PARIS, Sept 7- Oil and power sector workers from France's CGT trade union will join a 24- hour nationwide strike next week to protest against the government's planned labour reforms but limited support from other unions could blunt its impact. French oil and gas major Total, Europe's biggest refiner which operates five refineries in France, said it had taken...

  • PARIS, Sept 7- Oil and power sector workers from France's CGT trade union will join a 24- hour nationwide strike next week to protest against the government's planned labor reforms but limited support from other unions could blunt its impact. French oil and gas major Total, Europe's biggest refiner which operates five refineries in France, said it had taken...

  • LONDON/ MILAN/ BERLIN, Sept 4- German carmaker Volkswagen has put the 1.5 billion-euro sale of Ducati motorcycles on hold after resistance from German trade unions and internal rifts on strategy, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Italy's Benetton family, U.S. automotive firm Polaris Industries and Ducati's former owner Investindustrial made it...

  • Canada's biggest private-sector union said NAFTA should be scrapped if Mexico cannot agree to better labor standards, clashing with Mexican business leaders who argued that workers rights were a matter for each country to resolve internally. Labor union leaders in the two wealthier nations say laxer labor standards and lower pay in Mexico have swelled...

  • A patient is examined by a doctor in Miami, Florida.

    The future looks bright for 'high-touch' jobs like medicine, hair styling and STEM positions.

  • Macron elected on labor reform program, he's not hiding anything: Medef

    Medef President Pierre Gattaz weighs in on his hopes for French President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms.

  • Trade unions opposition to Macron should not be overestimated

    CNBC's Gemma Acton discusses French President Emmanuel Macron's proposed labor reforms.

  • Day of protests against Macron proposed

    CNBC's Gemma Acton reports on French President Emmanuel Macron's "aggressive timetable" for labor market reforms.

  • A Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches location in Metairie, Louisiana.

    For departing executives, noncomplete clauses may make sense. But for lower-level employees, they're a problem, says Raymond Hogler in The Conversation.

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Britain's economy faces a paradox. Businesses and trade unions think workers are unlikely to see the 3 percent increase in average earnings that the Bank of England predicts for next year, despite record employment levels and widespread reports of shortages of skilled workers. Wage growth has been weak in many countries over the past decade, but...

  • There could be more bank strikes in India ahead

    Bank employees are attempting to minimize the scope of job losses as the government pushes for consolidation, says Sasha Riser-Kositsky of Eurasia Group.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 22- Argentina's main labor unions took to the streets of the capital on Tuesday demanding more jobs and protesting center-right President Mauricio Macri's economic policies. "If some retrograde thinks that lowering wages, precarious living conditions and destroying trade unions is going to line up investments... we say that is very wrong," said...

  • Aug 18- A former senior official at the United Auto Workers trade union was charged on Friday with conspiring with other union officials to accept improper payments from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV officials over a four-year period. Virdell King, 65, of Detroit, who a union official until February 2016, was charged with conspiracy to violate labor laws in U.S....

  • Laborers pick produce on a farm in California.

    The argument for low-skilled immigration is not just about filling an employment hole, N.Y. Times reports.

  • TORONTO, Aug 2- A trade union said on Wednesday that it will press Indonesia's government to reinstate thousands of striking workers at Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Grasberg mine when union officials visit the Southeast Asian country next week. IndustriALL Global Union said in an emailed statement that it would formally announce plans on Thursday for its...