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Steel workers gear up for strike, potentially derailing Trump's steel resurgence

Sep 19, 2018

President Donald Trump's U.S. steel resurgence might be thwarted as more workers go on strike. About 15,000 workers at plants owned by ArcelorMittal......

US median household income climbs to new high of $61,372

Sep 12, 2018

If you're a member of the middle class, chances are things are looking up. Median household income reached a record $61,372 in......

Risk of a no-deal Brexit grounding flights across Europe is being 'underestimated' – Ryanair boss

Sep 12, 2018

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said Wednesday that the risk of a no-deal Brexit grounding flights across Europe is being "underestimated." Speaking at a......

Chicago hotel workers strike in pursuit of better benefits

Sep 7, 2018

CHICAGO (AP) — Workers are picketing outside several downtown Chicago hotels as housekeepers, servers, cooks and others participate in a strike as part of......

UPDATE 2-Workers extend strike at Alcoa's alumina operations in Western Australia

Sep 7, 2018

Australia@ * Workers at alumina, bauxite ops have been striking for a month * Rejected proposed workplace agreement on Friday * Alcoa says alumina......

WORKERS AT CHILEAN STATE ENERGY COMPANY ENAP THREATEN STRIKE AMID GOVERNMENT ACCUSATION OF POLLUTION – TRADE UNION PRESIDENT

Sep 6, 2018

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Whole Foods employees step up efforts to unionize, cite laundry list of grievances under Amazon

Sep 6, 2018

A group of Whole Foods employees stepped up efforts to unionize the grocery chain in an email blasted to thousands of workers Thursday,......

Whole Foods employees said to be trying to unionize under Amazon ownership

Sep 6, 2018

A group of Whole Foods employees are trying to unionize to address concerns they have over the culture and compensation since Amazon bought......

Western Australia union says it sees Alcoa alumina output hit by strike

Sep 5, 2018

MELBOURNE, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Alcoa's alumina production has likely been hit by a four-week strike at its Western Australian operations, the Australian Workers'......

Major UK union backs calls for new Brexit referendum

Sep 4, 2018

LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's biggest trade unions is backing calls for a new public vote on leaving the European Union, saying voters......

Trump fires back at key labor leader, saying he 'represented his union poorly'

Sep 3, 2018

President Donald Trump is starting his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader. Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka......

Sex workers' union ignites debate over prostitution in Spain

Aug 31, 2018

MADRID (AP) — A divisive debate over the legal status of prostitution has reignited in Spain after the country's staunchly feminist government was embarrassed......

UPDATE 2-Ryanair reaches agreement with Irish union in pilots dispute

Aug 23, 2018

* Irish union recommends that pilots accept agreement * Ryanair endured worst one-day strike earlier this month * Breakthrough sends Ryanair shares up over......

UPDATE 1-Ryanair reaches agreement with Irish union in pilots dispute

Aug 23, 2018

* Irish union recommends that pilots accept agreement * Ryanair endured worst one-day strike earlier this month * Breakthrough sends Ryanair shares up over......

Ryanair reaches agreement with Irish union in pilots dispute

Aug 23, 2018

DUBLIN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Ryanair has reached an agreement in its dispute with the trade union representing its Irish pilots, representing a breakthrough......