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Scandinavian Airline Systems (SAS) on April 26 has had to cancel 673 flights after its pilots opted to strike. It has left thousands of passengers stranded around the world. Only SAS Ireland and its subcontracted airlines were able to operate. Read Story
Farm owners on Thursday warned New York State lawmakers that legislation that would give workers the right to organize to demand better wages and... Read Story
France's finance minister promised Friday that some 15 million households would benefit from tax cuts announced by President Emmanuel Macron, but the move did little to calm tempers among "yellow vest" protesters. Read Story
The trial of former Minister of Energy and Power Development Elton Mangoma, Zesa chief executive Joshua Chifamba and managing director of Zesa Enterprises Tererai Mutasa, who allegedly entered into a technology transfer partnership with a South Korean company Techpro Company Limited for the... Read Story
SHELTON - School bus drivers and monitors have discussed walking out Tuesday if no substantive negotiations are held between the union and employer, Durham School Services, by Monday. That was the word Friday morning as dozens of bus drivers and monitors held an information picket at the bus... Read Story
Raising the minimum wage helps low-paid workers without damaging the broader economy, the authors of two new research papers find. Read Story
WASHINGTON—Late in 2017, the most recent year for which federal data are available, Zachary Hess died on the job in Warren County, Ohio. And the AFL-CIO is warning there could be more Zachary Hesses, thanks to Donald Trump. Read Story
Causes event in Jersey City, NJ, United States by 32BJ SEIU and 3 others on Wednesday, May 1 2019 with 137 people interested and 38 people going. Read Story
A three-week work stoppage forced thousands of schools to close, posing a challenge for the governing party ahead of national elections. Read Story
NEW YORK – New York's push for offshore wind power is getting a boost from labor unions. The Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the Long Island Federation of Labor joined this week with nearly 30 environmental, business and labor groups to support the... Read Story
4/26/2019 - Bloomberg By Nacha Cattan Mrs. Martínez earns $79 for a six-day week working in the produce section of a Walmart in Mexico City. A labor union bargained with the retail giant to get her that salary, but she’s never met a representative. Read Story
The Verge details how the company uses an automated system to track efficiency of employees. Read Story
The money unions pour into politics is on par and often surpasses what business does. And business these days gives to both parties as an insurance policy. (From The Washington Free Beacon) An... Read Story
Twenty nursing homes in Connecticut have threatened to strike on May 1 due to working under expired contracts and requesting an increase in wages. Read Story
Amazon’s plan to spend $800 million this spring to speed up deliveries for Prime members has sparked a tense back-and-forth between an Amazon executive and the leader of a major workers’ union. Read Story
Amazon wants to turn its famous two-day delivery into just one-day on most Prime orders. But can warehouse workers handle it? Read Story
Amazon wants to turn its famous two-day delivery into just one-day on most Prime orders. But can warehouse workers handle it? Read Story
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif., April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Terranea Resort announced today that it has signed a settlement agreement that successfully ends a... Read Story
Retailing giant denies employees are terminated through automated system, saying a manager can always intervene... Read Story
A week-long strike at Shell’s Pernis refinery in the Netherlands has come to an end after the oil giant came to an agreement with trade unions... Read Story
LAS VEGAS - A half-dozen Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Las Vegas on Saturday to pitch themselves to one of America's largest unions as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues. Read Story
The group published a new set of demands, which include an investigation and a public response from co-founder Larry Page... Read Story
Striking workers from eThekwini Municipality’s water and waste water units have threatened to shut down the supply to Durban’s affluent suburbs. Read Story
All airlines operating in France could be affected... Read Story
“We don’t need union bosses in Detroit telling Tennessee what’s best for our workers,” U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is fond of telling audiences as the anti-union campaign at Volkswagen in Chattanooga, Tennessee heats up. Read Story
On April 15, Tazza D’Oro closed up shop for a week. The move was announced as a temporary hiatus on the Millvale coffee shop's Twitter... Read Story
Local teachers unions don’t share families’ rising enthusiasm for charter schools. They realize it threatens their monopoly. Read Story
The resolution supports the organizing efforts of the BC graduate employees union, whose members were sanctioned last semester for demonstrations. Read Story
The state's largest health care workers' union has suspended indefinitely a planned May 1 strike at 20 nursing homes to allow negotiations to continue, a union spokesman confirmed Thursday. And sources said Gov. Read Story
Dutch trade unions on Thursday said they have agreed to a new offer by Royal Dutch Shell to end a wage dispute which has hit production at Shell's Pernis oil refinery and Moerdijk chemical plants in... Read Story
FARGO, N.D. – Labor leaders and union workers gather at the Fargo Labor Temple to remember workers who lost their lives on the job. The North Dakota AFL-CIO is fighting to make sure workers have a safe work environment. Read Story
ALBANY (AP) — The Democrat-led New York state Senate held the first of three hearings dedicated to proposals to expand the labor rights of farmworkers.... Read Story
Labor leaders have called off plans to picket the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party annual dinner this weekend in protest of the county transitioning away from a fully-unionized medical staff at the county jails. Read Story
Dutch trade unions and oil major Royal Dutch Shell have agreed to end a wage dispute which has hit production at the company's Pernis oil refinery and Moerdijk chemical plants in the Netherlands in... Read Story