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BMW has bought out partner Sixt from their joint venture DriveNow, paving the way for a broader car-sharing and robotaxi alliance with Daimler to compete against the likes of Uber and Lyft.
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Production will move to plant in York, Pennsylvania, says CEO/President Matt Levatich in press release.
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Wire rod is produced at the ArcelorMittal wire rod mill in Contrecoeur, Quebec. This wire is intended for many applications such as cold heading or welding products. Image courtesy ArcelorMittal Lon
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In Police Union Privileges I explained how union contracts and police bill of rights give police officers privileges not afforded to regular people. What differences do these privileges make? A new paper, The Effect of Collective Bargaining Rights on Law […]
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The motorcycle company forecasts fewer shipments in 2018 and will close a plant in 2019.
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A resident of the Maharin nursing home of Anglet, Southwestern France, protests with care worke
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A 540,000-ton-a-year electric arc furnace and 680,000-ton-a-year rod mill serving the construction and automotive markets will re-start melting and rolling in Spring 2018 following the acquisition of a Georgetown, South
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This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones cofounded the nonprofit JUST Capital in 2013 to measure what Americans want from corporations, and which of these corporations are contributing to a "more just" society.
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The Irish airline said it would allow Britain's pilots' association to start negotiating on issues such as pay and holidays.
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Two percent of U.S. adults said they had gotten a raise, bonus or other additional benefits due to the Republican tax law enacted a month ago by President Donald Trump, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Monday.
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ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada will invest approximately $56.7 million in its Contrecoeur, Quebec, steel production facilities by 2020. The company will replace two reheating furnaces at its Contrecoeur-East wire rod mill and its Contrecoeur-West bar mill. These new furnaces, which aim to increase rolling capacity by 100,000 metric tons, will enable greater productivity, optimal energy use and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions. ArcelorMittal will also replace the dust collector at the Contrecoeur-West steelworks by the end of 2018 to improve its performance and increase health and safety . . .
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Instead of government oversight, President Trump is poised to give a few CEOs near-total power over a troubled American industry.
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Airline’s agreement with Balpa follows years of hostility towards organised labour
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The adage could be a guiding principle on how we deploy automation and accept its consequences.
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In 2016, US trucking had a shortage of 36,500 drivers.
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When Congress isn't negotiating on spending caps or budget deals, members are considering other legislation that could impact the federal workforce.
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Brothers and Sisters, You may have seen earlier this week that former Fiat Chrysler executive Al Iacobelli plead guilty to corruption charges in federal court. While Mr. Iacobelli will have to answer for his criminal conduct, it appears that in an attempt to get lenient treatment from the government he is now falsely spinning his
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The LA Times has recently made some headlines of their own
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Individuals working on the Amtrak train that derailed in Washington state last month cautioned their superiors that they were not appropriately trained to operate the new route, according to a CNN investigation published Sunday.
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The bylines are back at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper and website. At 11:59 p.m. Sunday, 150 Post-Gazette employees, who are members of the Newspaper Guil
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As the scope of the FCA-UAW corruption scandal grows, problems are brewing for the union and at crosstown rivals Ford and GM.
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After last ditch efforts to arrive at a deal in labor talks failed the large German union IG Metall called for all-day walkouts by industrial workers
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Subsidiary Michigan Bell Telephone Co. plans to permanently shut down the center by March 28.
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The Pittsburgh Federation Of Teachers union notified its membership that it is seeking authorization for a strike in Pittsburgh Public Schools.
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Motion to dismiss granted by Kentucky court in case where party claims "Right to Work" constituted taking which violates Kentucky Constitution
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The allegations first came to light as part of the #metoo movement on social media with women alleging they were harassed while working as interns or employees with the Democratic Party of Orange C…
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The St. Paul Federation of Teachers are planning a strike and the timing couldn’t be better, as this coming week hundreds of thousands of people and corporations spending millions of dollars will be flooding into the Twin Cities for this year’
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Germany’s most powerful union is escalating a dispute over wages and flexible working hours with day-long strikes planned for next week that threaten to hit major industrial companies from Siemens AG to Daimler.
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Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen had a candid moment during Saturday's FanFest at Dodger Stadium. According to a report from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, Jansen broached the idea of a players' strike, telling the crowd, "Maybe we have to go on strike, to be honest with you.
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West Chicago High School teachers voted Friday to authorize a strike, but have not yet set a date for a possible walkout.
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U.S. officials on Thursday probed Canadian proposals for unblocking talks on NAFTA but there were few signs of progress, raising questions about whether any real movement is happening at the latest round of negotiations on the treaty.
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Breaking news for NY1 — your technical staff is going to hold a vote Wednesday in an effort to join a union.
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A new study suggests the Midwest would still be blue if Democrats hadn’t refused to prioritize labor’s needs under Obama, Clinton, and Carter.
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The Florida House will vote as soon as Thursday on a bill that Republican leaders in the Legislature say would prevent a small number of people from claiming to represent a large number of employees; but unions oppose HB 25 saying its goal is to de-certify public employee unions.
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United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams on Friday denied a claim that payments by a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV executive to a union official had compromised contract talks or impacted union... | janvier 27, 2018
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A mysterious new management team appears to be quietly building a non-union network.
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U.S. and Mexican unions formally complained to the U.S. Labor Department on Thursday that Mexico continues to violate NAFTA's weak labor standards, a move that they hope will persuade U.S. negotiators to push for stronger rules.
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Golden LivingCenters and the union that represents its workers are at odds over $1.8 million in vacation and sick pay that union members say is owed to them.
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For a newspaper that has weathered years of turmoil, the Los Angeles Times is once again in the throes of a crisis.
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"Trump has used his office to actively hurt working people,” Richard Trumka said.
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Millennials aren't having enough babies. No pressure, but that's one of the reasons that Kimberly-Clark, maker of Kleenex, Huggies
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Richard Trumka, the president of the A.F.L.-C.I.O., delivered a searing critique of the president’s first year, saying his policies favored corporations over workers.
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One worker was taken to a hospital and 16 others made it out of the area safely. The fire was put out Monday night but rescue workers can't search for the missing until the site cools down.
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Uber has long maintained that its drivers are independent contractors, not employees, and therefore not eligible for the benefits employees receive. Like…
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Throughout the #MeToo movement, the voices heard the loudest have so far been those of actresses, politicians and journalists. But in Chicago, a new law recognises that it’s not just the rich and famous who face fear and risk of assault and harassment at work. “Sexual harassment is not just a single-industry thing: it impacts women across sectors from the boardroom to the hote
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