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Unionized workers at HHI the world's largest shipyard by sales, voted on Wednesday to strike in opposition to the planned takeover of DSME. Read Story
Last week, Southwest took more than 40 of some 750 aircraft out of service at four locations, spurring flight delays and cancellations. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption toggle caption Ted S. Warren/AP Last week, Southwest took more than 40 of some 750 aircraft out of service at four locations,... Read Story
Move comes with carrier and mechanics union locked in tense contract talks and each side blaming the other for a large number of planes grounded for maintenance... Read Story
A nurses' strike in Portugal which brought non-essential operations to a standstill for nearly three weeks over demands for higher pay ended on Wednesday after a union called it off, the government said. Read Story
How could anyone call these firings "unfair" when employers are being forced to raise everybody’s wage? Read Story
Favorite jasonator83|1h ago|News|0| ▼ Info Add Alt Source The AFL-CIO is the largest union in the United States, and in the wake of many game developers laying off their staff, they are now pushing to represent these staff members, namely the ones from Activision-Blizzard. Read Story
After layoffs rock the game industry, the AFL-CIO says it’s time for workers to organize.Secretary-treasurer Liz Schuler on her open letter to workers: "History certainly seems to be repeating itself."... Read Story
Inspired by Los Angeles teachers, who were promised 300 more school nurses after striking last month, unions in Denver, Oakland, Calif., and beyond are demanding more school nurses or better compensation for them. Read Story
Southwest Airlines is lashing out at the union representing its mechanics, suggesting they are purposely grounding planes in order to gain leverage in new... Read Story
“Fifteen dollars an hour will be life-changing for me. I can barely afford the basic needs for my two sons on my minimum-wage salary. Simple things like whether to buy school supplies for my older boy or formula and diapers for my little one become agonizing choices,” said Fight for $15 member Ieshia Townsend, who works a McDonald’s in Chicago. Reflecting on the past six years of grassroots organizing to raise wages across the state, Townsend shared that “as a single mom and a Black woman on the south side of Chicago, I felt invisible before I joined the Fight for $15 and a union. But by coming togethe and speaking out, our voices have been heard.” While welcoming the victory on Tuesday, she vowed to continue the fight for a union. Read Story
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After pulling planes and canceling hundreds of flights, Southwest Airlines is offering an apology to travelers — and blaming the union that represents... Read Story
The National Labor Relations Board has affirmed election results that led to the disbanding of a union at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, Calif., according to the Glendale News-Press. Read Story
Teachers in Oakland, California, say they will strike Thursday, the latest in a wave of US teacher walkouts... Read Story
News industry : Three radio stations have been set up across Tamil Nadu over the last year and now give a voice to the thousands of garment workers whose plight has long been ignored by manufacturers and brands. Read Story
Here’s an interesting case with potential major implications: A janitors’ union in San Francisco has taken on a court battle with major implications for what workers can do to protest their employers’ practices, and the fight starts immediately in the wake of a government finding that more individual... Read Story
Hyundai Heavy workers to go on strike, casting cloud over Daewoo Shipbuilding takeover, Category:Industry, Time of publication:19:10 February 20, 2019... Read Story
A union for West Virginia teachers carried its strike into a second day on Wedne... Read Story
Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it will close its oldest factory in Brazil and exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America, a move that could cost more than 2,700 jobs as part of a restructuring meant to end losses around the world. Read Story
Is One Labor Union Killing the Ohio Lordstown Plant? Read Story
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Is One Labor Union Killing the Ohio Lordstown Plant? Read Story
Is One Labor Union Killing the Ohio Lordstown Plant? Read Story
Denver public school system sent teachers letters warning if they went went on strike, their visas could be jeopardized... Read Story
The Amazon statement backing out of New York runs 363 words. Here are the four most important ones. Read Story
On Tuesday, February 5, as the government of Emmanuel Macron pushed harsh repressive laws against demonstrators through the National Assembly, the Yellow Vests joined with France’s unions for the first time in a day-long, nation-wide “General Strike.”... Read Story
Sacks of rubbish which are attracting rats are littering the roadside of a Birmingham street ahead of strike action from the city's binmen. The workers have refused to do any overtime since December. Read Story
West Virginia teachers' unions have called a statewide strike over an education bill that they view as retaliation for a nine-day walkout last year. Read Story
A group representing some of Mexico's biggest companies told left-wing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday that politicians should ... Read Story
The Unending Climb for Labor Equality in the United States Rosemary Feurer and Chad Pearson (2017). Against Labor: How U.S. Employers Organized to Defeat Union Activism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press. Read Story
Honda has just dealt the United Kingdom's auto industry a huge blow. Read Story
West Virginia public school teachers are striking over a new bill that paves the way for charter schools and private school vouchers in a state that relies... Read Story
Poverty wages, toxic pesticides, harassment: to fight these bad working conditions on melon plantations in Honduras, Fyffes workers organized in a union - and were fired. For years we protested. Now we can tell you: our protest works! Read Story
Unions have called for statewide walkout over legislation they feel lacks their input nearly a year after they first went on strike... Read Story
Amazon has withdrawn from its decision to build a new headquarters in New York, following opposition from local politicians and activist groups. The move illustrates both a growing discontent with government incentives for big business and the risks of a secretive strategy in negotiating $3... Read Story
Ever since Amazon’s plans to open a second headquarters in New York were announced last November, two things have become clear about organized labor and Amazon.First, labor is eager to unionize Amazon, or at least parts of Amazon, a fiercely anti-union company that doesn’t have a single unionized... Read Story
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as investors cling to hopes that Beijing and Washington are making progress in their trade talks... Read Story
A janitors’ union in San Francisco has taken on a court battle with major implications for what workers can do to protest their employers’ practices, and the fight starts immediately in the wake of a government finding that more individual Americans went on strike in 2018 than any year since 1986. Read Story
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), the largest labour organization in the United States, published an open letter on Kotaku, a video game website and blog, last week. Read Story
With the arrival of a leftist government, changes in the syndicate life are expected... Read Story
The supermarket.It is a staple in the American culture, with the majority of these supermarkets now carrying everything and anything that you can... Read Story
CFMMEU district president Stephen Smyth says union will back candidates who support workers’ rights... Read Story