Union News

Nearly 2,000 Siemens employees protest against job cuts

Nov 17, 2017

BERLIN, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Siemens employees protested in various German cities on Friday against the company's proposal to cut 6,900 jobs, which a......

French unions evolving, labour minister says, as protests continue

Nov 16, 2017

* Unions hold fourth day of protests since Macron's election* Minister says France still dogged by image of labour strifePARIS, Nov 16 (Reuters) -......

French unions evolving, labor minister says, as protests continue

Nov 16, 2017

* Unions hold fourth day of protests since Macron's election* Minister says France still dogged by image of labor strifePARIS, Nov 16 (Reuters) -......

UPDATE 2-Austrian bank BAWAG has record quarter, sticks to M&A plans

Nov 16, 2017

* Acquisitions, core earnings drive rise in pretax profit* BAWAG eyes further takeovers in Germany and Austria* Cerberus owns a third of bank, also......

POLL-Japan wages seen rising 2-2.5 pct in spring, below Abe's target

Nov 14, 2017

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=JPGDPQP Japan economic poll data* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/cb-polls?RIC=JPINTRQP Bank of Japan poll dataTOKYO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Japanese wages will rise by 2.0 percent to......

A.I. will obliterate half of all jobs, starting with white collar workforce, says ex-Google China president

Nov 13, 2017

Kai-Fu Lee, chairman and CEO Sinovation Ventures, discusses his view on artificial intelligence and its effect on the white-collar workforce. ......

Amazon faces fines following the death of a second warehouse worker

Nov 10, 2017

Amazon could face $28,000 in potential fines after an inspection by the state of Indiana found potential workplace safety violations at a warehouse where......

Amazon faces fines following the death of a warehouse worker, the second in the same month

Nov 10, 2017

Amazon could face $28,000 in potential fines after an inspection by the state of Indiana found potential workplace safety violations at a warehouse where......

Teamsters press Cardinal Health over opioid crisis

Nov 8, 2017

Ken Hall, Teamsters, discusses the union speaking out against Cardinal Health over what they say is complicity in the opioid......

Romania shifts social welfare cost from firms to workers

Nov 8, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's leftist government has approved an unpopular measure that means workers will pay social welfare taxes currently paid by employers.Some......

1,000 protest after Romania burden workers with extra taxes

Nov 8, 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — More than 1,000 people protested Wednesday against Romania's leftist government after it proved an unpopular measure that means workers will......

Glencore extends lockout at Australia coal mine as talks stall again

Nov 8, 2017

SYDNEY, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Glencore has extended a lockout of 190 workers at a coal mine in eastern Australia for a further two......

Lonmin labour union says skilled workers could strike next month

Nov 6, 2017

MOOINOOI, South Africa, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Skilled workers could go on strike at Lonmin as early as next month in a union recognition......

Lonmin labor union says skilled workers could strike next month

Nov 6, 2017

MOOINOOI, South Africa, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Skilled workers could go on strike at Lonmin as early as next month in a union recognition......

U.S. probe into UAW training center funds extends to GM, Ford

Nov 2, 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co confirmed Thursday they are cooperating with an expanded Justice Department probe into......