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Law360 Union Gets Boost From 'Scabby The Rat' In Contract Fight Impasse

Nov 16, 2018

NEW YORK ― New Yorkers are accustomed to seeing a massive, clawed rat from time to time when......

Las Vegas Union Registered More Than 10,000 Voters For The Midterm Elections

Nov 5, 2018

The Culinary Workers Union in Las Vegas is known as a kingmaker in Nevada politics. Their voter......

South Africa's Solidarity union rejects salary cuts at Denel

Nov 5, 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Members of South African trade union Solidarity at struggling state-owned arms firm Denel have rejected a proposal to cut......

UPS to halt pickups for heavy items before a vote on a contract offer

Nov 2, 2018

United Parcel Service has warned customers it will stop picking up shipments of heavy items next Wednesday to avoid potential freight disruptions before union......

The Supreme Court could make it harder to sue over issues like the gender pay gap

Oct 29, 2018

It gotten harder for American workers to bring lawsuits against their employers in recent years. It could get harder still. The Supreme......

The Fight For $15 Is Launching A Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign For The November Elections

Oct 25, 2018

Most voters know the Fight for $15 as a campaign for higher minimum wages. But the group’s......

UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway

Oct 9, 2018

Last month, before he got his chance to vote on a new collective bargaining agreement, UPS driver and......

The Food Industry Has Been Notoriously Hard To Organize. Could These Tactics Bring It New Life?

Oct 9, 2018

When Amanda Cestare started working at New York City’s famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner in 2008, she didn’t know much about......

Unions accuse Chevron of “massive” tax avoidance via the Netherlands

Oct 9, 2018

AMSTERDAM, Oct 9 (Reuters) - International and Dutch unions filed a complaint with a global trade body on Tuesday accusing Chevron Corp. of funnelling......

Strike cuts French electricity generation by 2.8 GW

Oct 9, 2018

PARIS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A power sector strike reduced electricity generation at three French nuclear reactors and two coal-fired generators by 2.8 gigawatts......

UPDATE 2-Amazon to raise minimum wage to $15 for U.S. employees

Oct 2, 2018

(Add details) Oct 2 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for its U.S.......

UPDATE 2-Nigerian umbrella trade union suspends nationwide strike

Sep 30, 2018

* Strike suspended on fourth day * Unions want minimum wage to nearly triple * Unions to hold talks with govt on Oct. 4-5......

UPDATE 1-Nigerian umbrella trade union suspends nationwide strike

Sep 30, 2018

(Adds context) ABUJA, Sept 30 (Reuters) - A Nigerian umbrella trade union suspended a nationwide strike on its fourth day on Sunday, after the......

*NIGERIAN UMBRELLA TRADE UNION SUSPENDS NATIONWIDE STRIKE

Sep 30, 2018

*NIGERIAN UMBRELLA TRADE UNION SUSPENDS NATIONWIDE STRIKE ......

Argentina's unions stage nationwide strike to protest crisis

Sep 25, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A nationwide strike to protest the Argentine government's handling of the country's economic crisis is grounding flights and paralyzing......