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Union Membership In The U.S. Dropped Slightly In 2018

Jan 18, 2019

The share of U.S. workers belonging to a labor union fell slightly last year, hovering near a......

UPDATE 2-German union widens airport security strike

Jan 14, 2019

* Verdi calls for strike by security staff at eight airports Airport association expects 220,000 passengers to be affected * Latest action follows walkouts......

Fiat Chrysler plans to expand factory capacity to build new Jeep models

Jan 14, 2019

Fiat Chrysler plans to add more factory capacity over the next few years to support building two new Jeep models, including a return of......

UPDATE 1-Union calls for Jan. 15 strike by Munich airport security staff

Jan 14, 2019

(Adds union statement with more strike locations) BERLIN, Jan 14 (Reuters) - German trade union Verdi has called on security staff at Munich airport......

Union calls for Jan. 15 strike by Munich airport security staff

Jan 13, 2019

BERLIN, Jan 13 (Reuters) - German trade union Verdi has called on security staff at Munich airport to go on strike on Tuesday in......

Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck

Jan 11, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have missed their first paycheck of the year due to the government shutdown. ...

Hungary's new 'slave law' risks first general strike since the fall of communism

Jan 11, 2019

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing an unusually fierce wave of protests, after his nationalist administration pushed through harsh new labor measures......

One missed paycheck 'is too many.' TSA officers prepare for extended shutdown

Jan 9, 2019

Transportation Security Administration screeners at U.S. airports are facing their first missed paychecks as an impasse between President Donald Trump and lawmakers over funding......

As Tech Employees Party, Contract Workers Get Left Out

Jan 8, 2019

The office holiday party is where employees gather to celebrate the past year and look forward to......

UPDATE 2-UAW sues GM over use of temporary workers at Indiana plant

Jan 3, 2019

(Adds background on GM job cut plans, Trump criticism) DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors Co in......

UPDATE 1-UAW sues GM over use of temporary workers at Indiana plant

Jan 3, 2019

(Adds UAW comment, details, byline) DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors Co in federal court on Thursday,......

General Motors hints it could negotiate a way to keep one or more plants open

Dec 21, 2018

At least one of three assembly plants that General Motors says it expects to close could find a reprieve based on the results......

UPDATE 1-German union demands 6 pct more pay for public sector workers

Dec 20, 2018

(Adds detail, context) BERLIN, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Germany's Verdi trade union on Thursday demanded 6 percent more pay for around 1 million public......

German union demands 6 pct more pay for public sector workers in 2019

Dec 20, 2018

BERLIN, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Germany's Verdi trade union on Thursday demanded 6 percent more pay for public sector workers in the country's federal......

This town will help you pay off your student debt

Dec 14, 2018

Trying to pull yourself out of student debt? You could spend less, earn more – or move to Newburgh Heights, Ohio. The......