Labor Union http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19128/all en Turin, home of Fiat, could be the next Detroit if the auto industry moves on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/110222/turin-fiat-auto-industry <p> A battle between Fiat and its employees&#39; unions captures the attention of all Italy, which fears its manufacturing base will disappear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/110222/turin-fiat-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Manufacturing Silvio Berlusconi Turin Europe Global Economy Italy Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:07:00 +0000 Alessandro Speciale 5626146 at http://www.globalpost.com Air Canada workers threaten to strike at midnight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110613/air-canada-strike-airlines-flights-travel <p> A proposal to change pension plans for new employees is the main sticking point as Air Canada and the Canadian Auto Workers union continue bargaining in Toronto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110613/air-canada-strike-airlines-flights-travel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Travel/Tourism Canada Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:53:09 +0000 News Desk 5650870 at http://www.globalpost.com Air Canada warns of delays as customer service staff go on strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110614/air-canada-strike-flights-air-travel-news <p> The airline has a contingency plan that will see managers working at airports and call centers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110614/air-canada-strike-flights-air-travel-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Travel/Tourism Canada Tue, 14 Jun 2011 09:02:00 +0000 News Desk 5651099 at http://www.globalpost.com Greek PM offers resignation amid violent riots (UPDATES) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110615/greece-strike-athens-papandreou-economy-austerity-measures <p> Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in Athens as the main public- and private-sector unions staged a 24-hour strike.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110615/greece-strike-athens-papandreou-economy-austerity-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Greece Labor Union Europe Global Economy Wed, 15 Jun 2011 10:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5651321 at http://www.globalpost.com 45,000 Verizon workers go on strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110807/verizon-workers-strike-contract-land-line-fios <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110807/verizon-workers-strike-contract-land-line-fios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Mobile Phones Business Technology United States Sun, 07 Aug 2011 23:58:00 +0000 News Desk 5672584 at http://www.globalpost.com Verizon warns it will suspend striking workers’ health benefits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110816/verizon-strike-suspend-health-benefits-contract <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110816/verizon-strike-suspend-health-benefits-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Mobile Phones Business United States Wed, 17 Aug 2011 01:53:02 +0000 News Desk 5673278 at http://www.globalpost.com Longshoremen attack Washington shipping terminal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110908/longshoremen-attack-washington-longview-grain-terminal-ilwu-egt <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110908/longshoremen-attack-washington-longview-grain-terminal-ilwu-egt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Business Global Economy United States Thu, 08 Sep 2011 23:07:29 +0000 News Desk 5674949 at http://www.globalpost.com Details of United Auto Workers union contract with General Motors emerge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110918/united-auto-workers-general-motors-contract-two-tier <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110918/united-auto-workers-general-motors-contract-two-tier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Business United States Sun, 18 Sep 2011 18:26:13 +0000 News Desk 5675637 at http://www.globalpost.com Southern California grocery strike averted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110919/united-food-commercial-workers-ralphs-vons-albertsons-strike-contract <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110919/united-food-commercial-workers-ralphs-vons-albertsons-strike-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Business United States Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:28:00 +0000 News Desk 5675727 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA disbands union, season “in jeopardy” http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/nba-disbands-union-season-jeopardy-billy-hunter <p> &quot;The players feel that they&#39;re not prepared to accept the ultimatums,&quot; union executive director Billy Hunter said at news conference on NBA TV, the Los Angeles Times reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111114/nba-disbands-union-season-jeopardy-billy-hunter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Business Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle United States Mon, 14 Nov 2011 20:52:19 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5681307 at http://www.globalpost.com UK: Schools closed, services disrupted as public workers strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/111130/uk-public-workers-strike-disruptions-england-schools-closed <p> The strike is over planned government changes to pensions that would see public workers pay more and be employed for longer to earn their pensions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/111130/uk-public-workers-strike-disruptions-england-schools-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union strike United Kingdom Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:10:59 +0000 News Desk 5682932 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA lockout partially lifted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111130/nba-lockout-partially-lifted-billy-hunter <p> Players will be allowed to use the facilities for &ldquo;voluntary conditioning&rdquo; but not for &ldquo;basketball-related activities,&quot; Fox News reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111130/nba-lockout-partially-lifted-billy-hunter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Sports Entertainment United States Wed, 30 Nov 2011 19:09:20 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5682977 at http://www.globalpost.com Machinists approve Boeing contract http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111208/machinists-approve-boeing-contract <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s jobs for the people and not having to worry about a strike &mdash; it&rsquo;s beautiful,&rdquo; Seattle-based Gabrielle Rogano, a third-generation Boeing employee, told the AP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111208/machinists-approve-boeing-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Need to Know Business United States Thu, 08 Dec 2011 23:08:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5683783 at http://www.globalpost.com Nigeria: Fuel strike protests suspended for weekend talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/nigeria/120113/nigeria-fuel-strike-protests-suspended-gas-prices <p> Today is the fifth day of a general strike in Nigeria over fuel prices, which have risen dramatically since the government eliminated a fuel subsidy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/nigeria/120113/nigeria-fuel-strike-protests-suspended-gas-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Oil Nigeria Fri, 13 Jan 2012 18:02:18 +0000 News Desk 5687263 at http://www.globalpost.com New York transit worker union contract expires, but negotiations continue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120116/new-york-transit-worker-union-contract-expires-twu-mta <p> &ldquo;I&rsquo;ve been bargaining for the better part of the last 48 hours,&rdquo; TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen said, according to PolitickerNY. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m going to go back into that hotel and I&rsquo;m going to tell the chairman of the MTA, I&rsquo;m going to tell the governor to take their petty demands and shove it.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120116/new-york-transit-worker-union-contract-expires-twu-mta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Business United States Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:36:20 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5687656 at http://www.globalpost.com