Union News

Escondida workers to end strike as they opt for old contract

Mar 23, 2017

The strike at Chile's Escondida, the world's largest copper mine, is ending after workers decided to invoke a rarely used legal provision that allows......

Nissan declines talks with union after Mississippi rally

Mar 23, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. has declined to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant after a March......

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real slips on narrow win for outsourcing bill

Mar 23, 2017

SAO PAULO, March 23 (Reuters) - The Brazilian real weakened on Thursday after the country's lower house of Congress approved a government-sponsored bill by......

17,000 AT&T workers will come back on the job Thursday

Mar 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. They had been......

About 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike

Mar 23, 2017

About 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada went on strike on Wednesday, alleging that the company violated contract terms by forcing employees to......

17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike

Mar 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A union representing AT&T workers says about 17,000 employees in California and Nevada have gone on strike.The workers install cable......

Labor nominee Acosta says he'll advocate for workers

Mar 22, 2017

President Donald Trump's labor nominee is facing questions about how he would back up American workers when his record provides few clues.Alexander Acosta made......

Labor nominee says he won't let politics influence hiring

Mar 22, 2017

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Labor Department said Wednesday he won't allow potential political pressure from the administration to influence his hiring......

Les Leopold: Why Bernie Sanders Is The Most Popular Politician In America

Mar 20, 2017

Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating of any politician in the country with 61 percent approving, while only 32 ...

Union at Chile's Escondida slams new offer from management

Mar 19, 2017

SANTIAGO, March 19 (Reuters) - The labor union at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, called a fresh offer of......

Antitrust move may let America Movil cut labor costs – union

Mar 16, 2017

MEXICO CITY, March 16 (Reuters) - Antitrust measures announced last week that would split up Carlos Slim's America Movil and open its fixed line......

Argentina government, unions agree on deal to boost car production

Mar 15, 2017

BUENOS AIRES, March 15 (Reuters) - Argentina has reached a deal with labor unions aimed at increasing car production to one million per year......

LABOR UNION AT FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC'S CERRO VERDE MINE IN PERU MAY CALL OFF STRIKE NEXT WEEK IF LABOR MINISTRY DECLARES IT ILLEGAL-UNION PRESIDENT

Mar 14, 2017

LABOR UNION AT FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC'S CERRO VERDE MINE IN PERU MAY CALL OFF STRIKE NEXT WEEK IF LABOR MINISTRY DECLARES IT ILLEGAL-UNION PRESIDENTLet's block......

Worker safety rules are among those under fire in Trump era

Mar 14, 2017

Even as the Labor Department awaits confirmation of a new secretary, officials say enforcement actions are moving forward against companies accused of violating workplace......

Antofagasta CEO: Possible to work with labor unions

Mar 14, 2017

Antofagasta CEO Iván Arriagada talks about working with labor unions and trying to improve productivity, with comment on Chilean mines.......