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CSX CEO to exit amid activist investor's push to shake up board

Feb 21, 2017

U.S. railroad operator CSX's chief executive, Michael Ward, will retire after more than 14 years in the role, as activist investor Mantle Ridge tries......

How A Group Of Cooks And Janitors Changed Policy In Washington

Feb 21, 2017

WASHINGTON ― The first time Luis Chiliquinga went on strike, he joined fellow fast-food workers ...

Unions score win in Puzder opposition: Richard Trumka

Feb 21, 2017

Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president, weighs in on Andy Puzder withdrawing from consideration as Labor secretary and Boeing factory workers rejecting......

UPDATE 1-UK union fears grow over future of GM's Vauxhall plants – source

Feb 20, 2017

(Adds details, quotes)LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The head of Britain's biggest trade union is likely to meet the CEO of PSA Group on......

Pension deficit at GM's British operations stands at up to 1 billion pounds -source

Feb 20, 2017

-source@LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - The pensions deficit at General Motors' British division stands at up to 1 billion pounds ($1.25 billion), a source......

Japan’s efforts to end ‘death by overwork’ will have unintended consequences: Deutsche Bank

Feb 19, 2017

Japan's efforts to put the kibosh on karoshi, or "death by overwork," by addressing excessive overtime could weigh heavily on economic growth, Deutsche Bank......

Freeport Indonesia CEO resigns after force majeure on copper exports

Feb 19, 2017

Chappy Hakim, chief executive of miner Freeport-McMoran's Indonesian unit, has resigned, the company said on Saturday, after the parent firm declared force majeure on......

Restoring jobs at Canadian GM plant key to new contract -union

Feb 17, 2017

TORONTO, Feb 17 (Reuters) - General Motors Co must restore hundreds of jobs being cut at a profitable southern Ontario assembly plant or risk......

Rensi: Labor Department has been nothing but an obstacle

Feb 16, 2017

Jamie Richardson, White Castle Vice President, and Ed Rensi, Tom & Eddie's co-founder, former McDonalds CEO, share their expectations of......

Auto workers union preparing 'Buy American' ad campaign

Feb 16, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is preparing an ad campaign that urges consumers to buy U.S.-made cars and trucks as it......

Trump announces Acosta as new Labor pick; rails on media

Feb 16, 2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday announced R. Alexander Acosta as his new choice for Labor secretary, less than a day after Andy Puzder dropped......

Auto union president: Organizing at Tesla depends on workers

Feb 16, 2017

AUTO UNION PRESIDENT: ORGANIZING AT TESLA DEPENDS ON WORKERS@ By Joseph WhiteFeb 16 (Reuters) - The president of the United Auto Workers union said......

Labor secretary candidate wish list

Feb 16, 2017

Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute, discuss who would be good candidates to be nominated......

Puzder to stay on at CKE Restaurants after withdrawal from Labor nomination

Feb 16, 2017

CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest on Andy Puzder's withdrawal from consideration to become Labor secretary. ......

Puzder expected to withdraw nomination: NBC news

Feb 15, 2017

Andy Puzder is expected to withdraw his nomination as Labor secretary. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports. ......