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Food delivery staff working in Japan for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc said Wednesday they plan to form a labor union in a bid to improve what they see as disadvantageous treatment for being classified as independent contractors rather than employees. Read Story
More than 3,200 workers at Chile's huge Chuquicamata copper mine plan to go on strike this week after union-management talks broke down, state-run miner Codelco -- the world's largest copper producer -- said Wednesday. Read Story
Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers. Read Story
Previous estimates had put the number of jobs at risk at 25,000 after British Steel's collapse in May, but the new analysis revealed by the GMB union in Brighton put the figure far higher. Read Story
Unionizing could lead to job cuts and even factory closure. Read Story
Backed by a national union, the locally based LSG Sky Chefs want better healthcare coverage and $15-an-hour wages. Read Story
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) does not have hourly workers represented in the management team for her 2020 presidential campaign. Read Story
Uber, Lyft executives urge California compromise on driver pay. Appeal follows months of private efforts by the ride-hailing giants to make it easier for them to claim their workers aren't employees. Read Story
If this week's vote succeeds, it could break open the anti-union South, changing the trajectory of working-class power in the process. Read Story
BUSAN, Jun.13 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the Korean unit of French automaker Renault S.A., said it reached a …... Read Story
Agencies aren't unionized. As unionization among digital media companies continues to grow the question of why collective bargaining is happening agencies remains. Read Story
Food delivery staff working in Japan for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc.said Wednesday they plan to form a labor union in a bid to improve wha... Read Story
Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on Wednesday... Read Story
A divided federal appellate court recently upheld a California regulation allowing union organizers to enter agricultural worksites—but the ruling could be reversed if the issue reaches the U.S. Supreme Court. Read Story
NLRB weighed in on the employee-independent contractor issue by way of its General Counsel.An Advice Memo mirroring the NLRB decision in SuperShuttle DFW concluding that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors and not covered by the National Labor Relations Act or NLRA... Read Story
Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and ev... Read Story
The man behind a pro-union attack campaign on Volkswagen is a "hardball player," according to the attorney who settled a libel suit against him. Read Story
Thirteen human rights and environmental groups have expressed concern over the revised chain of custody certification; MSC said these steps are only the beginning... Read Story
The National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer has opened several new fronts in his efforts to roll back Obama-era precedents favorable to workers and unions while recasting federal labor law more to employers’ advantage. Read Story