Union News

TGI Fridays staff stage walkout in the UK over tips dispute, threaten ‘summer of disruption’

May 18, 2018

Employees at two TGI Fridays restaurants in the U.K. held a 24 hour walkout Friday over a dispute on tips and wages, with......

How this one word can get you a high-paying position

May 16, 2018

It's not every day an invention like blockchain comes along that people predict will "change the world" and become "bigger than the internet."......

Bernie Sanders Has A Plan To Revive Labor Unions

May 9, 2018

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sees a lot to like in the wave of teacher strikes,......

Lawsuit: Energy company cut safety budget before fatal blast

May 9, 2018

DENVER (AP) — A shareholder lawsuit alleges Anadarko Petroleum was focused on keeping oil and gas flowing from older wells, not fixing potential safety......

UPDATE 1-Siemens strikes deal with German unions over job cuts

May 8, 2018

* Unions pleased that deal preserves locations in Germany* Details of job cuts will be settled in coming months* Power and Gas division hit......

Pressure rises on Air France as strike forces early CEO exit

May 7, 2018

Pressure on Air France grew on Monday as its shares fell by more than 10 percent after chief executive Jean-Marc Janaillac said he would......

Unions Face The Fight Of Their Lives To Protect American Workers

May 4, 2018

Sylvia Antuna is worried. The cook has worked at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for 18 years.......

Murphy: Deal with state workers carries $150 million tab

May 3, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Taxpayers are on the hook for nearly $150 million for a four-year labor contract with the biggest state workers' union,......

Workers, activists mark May Day with defiant rallies

May 1, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues.International Workers' Day is a......

California ruling to give more workers benefits, experts say

Apr 30, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a big win for labor advocates, the California Supreme Court on Monday limited businesses from classifying workers as independent......

Philippines’ Duterte declares permanent ban on workers going to Kuwait after abuse and murder cases

Apr 30, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday made permanent a temporary ban on his country's citizens traveling to Kuwait to work, following a series of......

Protests grip South Africa as introduction of minimum income dubbed 'poverty wage' is delayed

Apr 27, 2018

Disagreement over a proposed minimum wage in South Africa has led to mass protests and reassurances from the presidency this week.President Cyril Ramaphosa met......

Chicago Tribune Newsroom Overwhelmingly Supports Unionization

Apr 24, 2018

Just two weeks after journalists at the Chicago Tribune announced their intention to try and form a......

GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

Apr 23, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — General Motors says it has reached a tentative agreement with its South Korean labor union to a set of......

UPDATE 4-GM Korea delays vote on bankruptcy protection to Monday as talks fail

Apr 20, 2018

fail@* GM, union fail to reach deal, passing deadline for bankruptcy filing* Board delays decision until Monday* GM wants wage concessions from labor union,......