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January 10, 2019 11:05 AM Zimbabwe doctors end strike without deal as unions meet government

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday ended a 40-day strike for better pay and conditions that crippled public hospitals without a deal on salary increases, their union said, but warned that members may not report for work daily due to acute fuel shortages. The announcement by the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) came just hours 113

January 8, 2019 10:59 AM Ryanair's Spanish cabin crew unions call off Tuesday strike

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Unions representing Ryanair (RYA.I) cabin crew in Spain called off plans to strike on Tuesday to allow time for further talks, the SITCPLA and USO unions said in a statement. The unions, which are due to meet representatives of Ryanair on Tuesday morning, have not canceled plans for one-day strikes on Thursday and Sunday, the SITCPLA 81

January 4, 2019 2:42 AM Amazon workers strike in Spain ahead of Three Kings gift-giving

MADRID (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon’s biggest warehouse in Spain started a two-day strike on Thursday just ahead of a gift-giving feast day, as part of a long-running campaign for better pay and conditions. The strike, called by the country’s two main unions, CCOO and UGT, may affect the delivery of products for Epiphany, the day on which three kings 95

December 14, 2018 6:21 PM French President Macron Calls For Calm Ahead of 5th Weekend of Violent 'Yellow Vest' Protests

(PARIS) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers 75

November 27, 2018 10:19 AM Swiss aim for EU treaty deal only in 2019 as talks stall

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government aims to clinch a deal with the European Union on a new treaty governing relations in 2019, it said on Tuesday, again pushing back the timetable for an accord that both sides had intended to conclude this year. Prospects for a treaty setting out Switzerland’s ties to its biggest trading partner faded last month 77

November 1, 2018 9:01 AM Strike at Polish airline LOT ends after deal agreed with unions

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s national airline LOT [LOT.UL] said on Thursday a two-week strike had ended after management reached agreement with unions. Unionized LOT employees began a strike on October 18 over changes to employment contracts and another factor was LOT’s dismissal of chief union representative Monika Zelazik from her job as flight attendant 75

October 24, 2018 12:03 AM Union Pacific to cut 475 jobs in first wave of planned reductions

(Reuters) - Railroad operator Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) said on Tuesday it would cut 475 jobs in the fourth quarter and signaled more workforce reductions to come as it seeks to boost profitability by the end of 2020. Union Pacific, which connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States, in April warned it was unlikely to achieve its profitability 101

October 17, 2018 8:20 PM Chicago mayor skips over pension funding fix in final budget speech

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled the final budget of his tenure on Wednesday, but put off addressing a pension funding challenge that will hit during his eventual successor’s term in office. Emanuel, who announced last month he was not running for a third term, laid out a $10.67 billion all-funds spending plan, which includes a $3.82 billion 112

October 17, 2018 9:08 AM Hard Brexit could ground Ryanair planes for three weeks: CEO

BERLIN (Reuters) - A hard Brexit could ground Ryanair (RYA.I) planes for up to three weeks but would be survivable for the Irish budget airline, CEO Michael O’Leary said ahead of a meeting of European Union leaders in Brussels on Wednesday. “We can ground airplanes for a week, two weeks, three weeks. It would be very painful,” O’Leary told Reuters in Berlin 67

October 11, 2018 4:17 PM Swiss minister plays down mid-October deadline for EU treaty deal

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss Transport Minister Doris Leuthard played down a mid-October deadline from the European Commission to strike a deal on a new treaty cementing ties with Switzerland’s biggest trading partner. “We have no time pressure,” the pro-Europe minister who is stepping down at year’s end told the Finanz und Wirtschaft paper in an interview 69