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It is difficult to find anyone affiliated with the automotive industry in the United States, Europe, Asia or anywhere else who is in favor of tariffs on automobiles, automobile parts, automobile... United States International Law Foley & Lardner 26 Jul 2018 Read Story
After just two days on strike, Hyundai's powerful union agreed to a deal before the summer holidays, the first time in eight years that has happened. Is the union softening its stance? Read Story
(CNN) - A federal appeals court delivered a surprising victory Wednesday to supporters of the Fight for $15 campaign when it ruled that a lawsuit challenging the abolishment of a minimum wage hike ca... Read Story
Ryanair, an Irish, ultra-low cost carrier, has been struggling with staffing issues as Dublin-based pilots and flight crew strike for better benefits and pay. On Wednesday, the company advised employees to move to Poland to avoid being laid off. Read Story
While President Trump’s trade wars have pitted steelworkers against farmers in Illinois, that doesn’t mean that those affected by recent trade policies aren’t worried about each other. Read Story
President Trump announced a $12 billion aid package to help some of the farmers affected by his tariffs, but what about all the other industries? Read Story
The union representing nurses at two Rhode Island hospitals says its strike is over, but nurses aren't returning to work yet. Read Story
Increasing incidents of North Sea strike action risk project delays and putting off new investment, according to BMI.The research group said the ongoing Total strikes, the dispute on Equinor’s Mariner platform and strike action in Norway, have the potential to “dissuade or delay” investment in the... Read Story
South Korea’s leading automaker Hyundai Motor Company and its 51,000-member trade union pounded out an agreement on an increase of 45,000 won ($40) in basic monthly pay for this year without the negotiation leading to a strike, the company said Friday. Read Story
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - With too many factories making slow-selling cars, General Motors can't afford to keep them all operating without making some tough... Read Story
The Fórsa trade union has said the decision by Ryanair to threaten job losses in Dublin was not going to lead to pilots standing down their industrial action against the airline. Read Story
United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098, the union representing 2,400 workers at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, is encouraging members to apply for unemployment during a lockout, according to WPRI. Read Story
10 years ago - The Sunday TimesSunday, July 27, 2008Leo Brincat urges delegates to oust Jason MicallefFormer Labour finance minister Leo Brincat is openly urging party delegates not to vote for general secretary Jason Micallef in next week’s election of party executives, saying the MLP must... Read Story
July 26--Earlier this month, Allegiant Air's pilots voted to "authorize a strike should it become necessary." Teamsters Local 1224, which represents the pilots, said the vote was 93.5 percent in favor of a strike as a last resort. Read Story
When workers at South Korea's Hyundai Motor went on strike last year, the stoppage lasted 24 days, triggered months of negotiations and netted them their smallest raise in nearly a decade. Read Story
Allegiant has issued this statement: Allegiant today announced the company is seeking a court order affirming that a pilot strike threat recently announced by International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 1224 is unlawful.  The company has filed a complaint in United States District Court, District... Read Story
The profitable company is halting pension contributions at the same time it pays its executives so much that even shareholders are gagging. Read Story
ANAHEIM, Calif. ― There have been no fairy-tale princesses or smiling children in mouse ears on the nook of Clementine Avenue and Disneyland Approach on Tuesday. However there have been cautiously optimistic Disney theme park workers, who simply hours earlier had known as off a protest right here... Read Story
An aluminum manufacturer unlawfully fired an employee who wrote the phrase “whore board” on the company’s overtime signup sheets, a divided National Labor Relations Board said. Read Story
The union that represents 2,400 nurses, techs and therapists at Rhode Island and Hasbro Children’s Hospitals is encouraging them to apply for unemployment assistance for their 4th day out of... Read Story
By United Steelworkers (USW) WILLIAMS LAKE, BC, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ – Some 200 members of the United Steelworkers (USW) at Mount Polley mine near Williams Lake, B.C., are set to vote on a tentative…... Read Story
The new agreement will be in effect for four years and includes a salary increase of three per cent for three years. Read Story
Democratic strongholds deducted nearly $150 million from Medicaid caregivers' payments and handed them to labor unions in 2017. Read Story
TORONTO— Doug Ford’s government passed its first bill on Wednesday afternoon and promised to extend the rare summer sitting by at least another two weeks in order to repeal cap-and-trade.The omnibus bill was criticized by business groups and unions alike as it legislated an end to the York University... Read Story
For the last year and a half, while Charter/Spectrum has been accused of dragging its feet on rural broadband rollouts across New York State and is now threatened with franchise revocation, the company had plenty of time to spare waiting out the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local... Read Story
University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington and unionized nurses are scheduled to return to the bargaining table July 24, according to NBC5. Read Story
New collective agreement includes wage increases making Delta employees the highest-paid in Canada.TORONTO and MONTREAL, July 24, 2018 /CNW/ - The best... Read Story
Workers want 32% wage increases across the board for three years, as well as quotas placed on foreign nationals in the sector, and increased security for cash-in-transit workers... Read Story
Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Tuesday it is open to negotiating state incentives to save at least one of two facilities from closure in Wisconsin.... Read Story
A hospital operator in Rhode Island is using temporary workers to care for hundreds of patients after nurses went on strike... Read Story
Disneyland Resort and the union representing theme park workers announced Monday they have reached a tentative contract agreement, following weeks of protests by park employees who claimed that some of them were... Read Story