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Facebook cafeteria employees unionize, set to negotiate first contract with tech giant: Union leader

Jul 28, 2017

Enrique Fernandez, ‘Unite Here’ business manager, talks about Facebook’s cafeteria workers unionizing and the effects of wealth inequality in Silicon......

Former Fiat Chrysler executive charged in U.S. in payoff scheme

Jul 26, 2017

WASHINGTON July 26 (Reuters) - A former Fiat Chrysler vice president was indicted on Wednesday for making $1.2 million in improper payments to a......

The Latest: Union chief “appalled' at payoff allegations

Jul 26, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on charges against a former Fiat Chrysler executive, who is accused of making payments to a union official (all......

Sri Lanka deploys army to distribute fuel during strike

Jul 26, 2017

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government has deployed army troops to restore fuel distribution crippled during a strike launched by trade unions......

Hundreds of Facebook cafeteria workers demand a raise

Jul 25, 2017

Over 500 cafeteria workers at Facebook's headquarters voted to join a union to increase their wages so they can afford......

Trump orders review to strengthen US defense industry

Jul 21, 2017

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it.The......

Trump to order review of US defense industrial base, official says

Jul 21, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump intends to sign an executive order initiating a broad "whole of government" review of the defense industrial base including labor......

CORRECTED-Labor unions, Democrats pressure Trump ahead of NAFTA priorities statement

Jul 17, 2017

statement@ (In paragraph nine, corrects Debbie Dingell's title to representative from senator)WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on......

Labor unions, Democrats pressure Trump ahead of NAFTA priorities statement

Jul 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded U.S. President Donald Trump they expect him to keep......

US restaurant workers seek ban on surprise scheduling

Jul 17, 2017

The text message came as Flavia Cabral walked to a McDonald's restaurant in Manhattan for her 6 p.m. shift on a May evening. It......

Bargaining power for workers have decreased thanks to large firms like Amazon: Expert

Jul 14, 2017

Jared Bernstein from The Center On Budget And Policy Priorities and Katherine Mangu-Ward, editor-in-chief of Reason magazine discuss the growth......

'Flash team': How the corporate world is following Hollywood's lead on labor

Jul 13, 2017

At first glance, the organization chart for the maker of True Story, a card game and mobile app in which players trade stories from......

It's time to reject an outdated worker vs. employer mentality: Alabama Gov. Ivey

Jul 11, 2017

Every state in the nation is facing challenges. Alabama is no different.Our legislature faces challenges, our prisons face challenges, as does our education system......

US job openings slipped in May, but hiring increased

Jul 11, 2017

U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for......

Bid for Sun-Times by ex-politician, labor unions advances

Jul 11, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — An investor group headed by a former Chicago city council member that includes labor unions says it has secured enough money......