Tag: Labor unions

Hong Kong police arrest 5 trade union members for sedition

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HONG KONG — Hong Kong police on Thursday arrested five trade union members and a court denied bail for four editors and journalists on...

UK government ups pay rise for health staff in England to 3%

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LONDON — The British government has tripled its pay increase offer for more than a million National Health Service employees in England, but unions...

UAW factory workers ratify deal, will end Volvo truck strike

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NORFOLK, Va. — Striking blue-collar workers at a Volvo heavy truck plant in southwestern Virginia have narrowly ratified what the company said was its...

Volvo to resume production at Virginia plant despite strike

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DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks North America says it will restart production at a plant in southwestern Virginia on Monday despite an ongoing strike...

Striking Volvo workers nix tentative deal at truck plant

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A tentative agreement between Volvo and a union representing nearly 3,000 workers who have gone on strike twice this year at a southwest Virginia...

UAW leader sentenced for role in racketeering scandal

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DETROIT — The man who formerly oversaw a major region of United Auto Workers was sentenced to prison Tuesday for his part in a...

Union will defend teachers in ‘critical race theory’ fights

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One of the nation’s largest teachers unions on Tuesday vowed to defend members who are punished for teaching an “honest history” of the United...

Met Opera stagehands to return to work after lockout

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NEW YORK — Stagehands at the Metropolitan Opera planned to return to work Wednesday after recommending their union ratify a new labor contract negotiated...

Biden says teachers deserve ‘a raise, not just praise’

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Speaking to the nation’s largest teachers union, President Joe Biden said Friday that the pandemic has given America’s parents the “ultimate education” on the...

Paris airport workers block terminal to protest pay cut

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PARIS — Paris airport workers protesting pay cuts on Friday blocked a busy terminal at a Charles de Gaulle Airport and skirmished with police,...