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United flight attendants protest staffing cuts, picket outside airports

Dec 13, 2018

Hundreds of United Airlines flight attendants on Thursday protested outside several airports against staffing cuts, the first demonstrations by the airline's largest labor......

Trump says 'GM is not going to be treated well'

Dec 13, 2018

President Donald Trump criticized job cuts at General Motors as well as CEO Mary Barra again Thursday, saying the U.S. automaker isn't "going to......

UPDATE 1-Australian rail workers plan strikes that could hit key coal haulage tracks

Dec 13, 2018

tracks@ * Union planning strikes over pay, rostering * It plans 4 days of stoppages, 7 days of overtime bans * Likely to affect......

Australian rail workers plan strikes that could hit key coal haulage tracks

Dec 12, 2018

* Union planning strikes over pay, rostering * It plans 4 days of stoppages, 7 days of overtime bans * Likely to affect transport......

Gabon oil union calls off strike at Total facilities

Dec 12, 2018

LIBREVILLE, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Gabon's oil workers union said on Wednesday it had called off a strike across all facilities over the layoff......

UPDATE 1-Automakers, unions say strong currency rules a must in U.S.-Japan trade deal

Dec 10, 2018

trade deal@ (Adds comments from agriculture groups, details on autos) WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Detroit automakers and labor unions on Monday insisted that......

German railworkers to go on strike from Monday – union sources

Dec 9, 2018

BERLIN, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Germany's EVG railway workers' union will start strikes on Monday that will hit local, regional and long-distance trains nationwide......

'Nightmare' conditions at Chinese factories where Hasbro and Disney toys are made

Dec 7, 2018

Chinese factory workers producing toys for Hasbro, Disney, Lego and Mattel and are being subjected to "nightmare" working conditions in the run-up to......

Michigan Republicans Rush To Weaken Unions In Lame-Duck Session

Dec 6, 2018

Republican legislators in Michigan are moving swiftly to weaken public-sector unions before a Democrat takes over the governor’s......

UPDATE 1-Union rallies outside LyondellBasell refinery over labor talks

Dec 5, 2018

(Adds company comment, paragraph 6) HOUSTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - About 100 United Steelworkers union (USW) members rallied on Wednesday outside a LyondellBasell Industries......

United Auto Workers union says GM layoffs show new trade deal won't stop jobs from going to Mexico

Nov 30, 2018

The United Auto Workers union said General Motors' decision to idle plants in the U.S. and Canada shows the new trade deal between the......

Mashable, PCMag Employees Move To Unionize

Nov 29, 2018

The journalists at Mashable and PCMag have joined the wave of digital news outlets aiming to become union......

Workers at BHP's Spence copper mine in Chile start strike – union president

Nov 28, 2018

SANTIAGO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The workers union at BHP's Spence copper mine in Chile started a strike after layoffs earlier this week, union......

UNITED AUTO WORKERS UNION SAYS IT WILL CHALLENGE GENERAL MOTORS CO DECISION TO IDLE NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS “THROUGH EVERY LEGAL, CONTRACTUAL AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AVENUE OPEN TO OUR MEMBERSHIP”

Nov 26, 2018

UNITED AUTO WORKERS UNION SAYS IT WILL CHALLENGE GENERAL MOTORS CO DECISION TO IDLE NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS "THROUGH EVERY LEGAL, CONTRACTUAL AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING......

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......