Union News

In several states, it could soon be harder to be freelancer

Jan 11, 2020

Halley Bondy and daughter Robin, 2Halley BondyHalley Bondy loves being a freelance writer.And the 35-year-old journalist, who lives in Brooklyn, New York, earns more......

UPDATE 1-French pension reform talks deadlocked ahead of nationwide protests

Jan 10, 2020

* Government sticks to plan to raise retirement age* Unions say scrapping plan is precondition for new talks* Yellow vest protest forced Macron's hand......

Hong Kong workers flock to labor unions as new protest tactic

Jan 9, 2020

* Dozens of new Hong Kong unions form, thousands join* Strongest push to unionize since city's 1997 handover* Push comes as pro-democracy protests fail......

Andrew Yang’s staff become latest campaign workers to unionize

Jan 9, 2020

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks during the AFL-CIOs first-ever Presidential Summit in Philadelphia.Preston Ehrler | SOPA Images/LightRocket | Getty ImagesStaffers for Andrew Yang announced......

UPDATE 6-French unions battle Macron in make-or-break pension protest

Jan 9, 2020

* Transport strike over pension reform enters 36th day* Unions looking to rally support as strike observance falls* Reform part of Macron quest for......

UPDATE 3-French unions return to streets in make-or-break pension protest

Jan 9, 2020

* Transport strike over pension reform enters 36th day* Unions looking to rally support as strike observance falls* Reform part of Macron quest for......

Embattled EPA Workers Say They Need ‘Bill Of Rights’ Under Trump Administration

Jan 6, 2020

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Argentina’s Fernandez says social pact sends ‘strong message’ to IMF, creditors

Jan 2, 2020

creditors@BUENOS AIRES, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Argentina's new President Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday that a social pact with businesses and trade unions sent......

French hardline union calls for more strikes to counter Macron’s pension reform

Jan 1, 2020

reform@PARIS, Jan 1 (Reuters) - French hardline union CGT called on Wednesday for more strikes in France this month after president Emmanuel Macron pledged......

Germany hit with flight cancellations amid strikes at Lufthansa’s Germanwings

Dec 30, 2019

A Germanwings Airbus A320 registration D-AIPX is seen at the Berlin airport in this March 29, 2014 file photo. An Airbus plane operated by......

More than 150 flights canceled in Germany as Lufthansa’s Germanwings hit by strikes

Dec 30, 2019

strikes@COLOGNE, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Around 180 flights in Germany were canceled on Monday due to cabin crew strikes at Lufthansa's budget airline Germanwings,......

UPDATE 1-Airport strike prompts cancellation of flights to and from Portugal’s capital

Dec 29, 2019

Portugal's capital@ (Writes through)LISBON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - A three-day strike by workers at Lisbon airport led to the cancellation of several flights this......

US airlines are set for a 10th year of profits. More than 120,000 employees want a raise

Dec 26, 2019

A Southwest Airlines Co. plane takes off as representatives and pilots from the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) demonstrate outside Chicago Midway International Airport......

Union divide puts Elizabeth Warren in a bind over USMCA vote as she seeks labor backing

Dec 24, 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at a town hall with members of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), in Philadelphia, PA, on May 13, 2019.Bastiaan......

Everlane’s Customer Service Workers Are Unionizing

Dec 20, 2019

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