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France's unions take pensions battle back onto the streets

France's unions take pensions battle back onto the streets

French unions called on Tuesday for public workers to stage one of the biggest protests in decades, hoping to exceed the 800,000 people they brought into the streets last week ...

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways begins talks with unions over strike

South African Airways on Saturday started mediated talks with unions, one day after its workers launched an open-ended strike that forced the embattled airline to ground hundreds of flights.

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police give unions green light for public sector protest

Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

SAS, unions close to deal to end pilot strike: reports

Scandinavian airline SAS and unions are close to reaching a deal to end a pilot strike that has grounded 380,000 passengers over the past week, Norwegian media reported on Thursday.

Police fire tear gas on Honduras protesters

Police fire tear gas on Honduras protesters

Police fired tear gas Friday to disperse thousands of demonstrators who gathered in the Honduras capital to protest against plans to privatise health and education services.

Ryanair faces one-day strike in five countries over contracts

Ryanair faces one-day strike in five countries over contracts

Ryanair faces a one-day walkout by cabin crew across five countries on September 28 as unions step up pressure on Europe's biggest budget airline to accept local contracts.

US Supreme Court rules against unions over non-member fees

US Supreme Court rules against unions over non-member fees

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt a blow to organized labour, ruling that non-members cannot be forced in certain states to pay fees to unions representing public employees such as teachers and police ...

French PM takes hard line on rail reform, unions decry 'arrogance'

French PM takes hard line on rail reform, unions decry 'arrogance'

Emmanuel Macron's prime minister said on Thursday the government would not back down in a shake-up of France's state-owned SNCF railways, prompting accusations of arrogance ...

CEOs get 335 times what average worker makes: unions

CEOs get 335 times what average worker makes: unions

Chief executive officers of S&P 500 companies on average made 335 times more money than the average rank-and-file worker last year, down from a multiple of 373 in 2014 ...

German unions, employers agree 4.8% wage hike for metalworking sector

German unions, employers agree 4.8% wage hike for metalworking sector

Unions and employers in Germany's powerful metalworking industry agreed a 4.8-percent pay hike Friday in a deal that will set the tone for wage negotiations in most other key sectors of Europe's biggest economy.