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October 5, 2018 2:10 PM Yankees hit by unions for crossing hotel workers picket line in Boston

ALBANY — Before the team even took the field for its playoff game at Fenway Park, the Yankees struck out with New York unions. The state AFL-CIO threw high heat at the Bronx Bombers for crossing a picket line at their Boston hotel. “As a lifelong Yankee fan and a proud New Yorker, I am disgusted the management of a team representing the strongest union 71

October 2, 2018 11:19 AM Amazon to raise minimum wage to $15 for U.S. employees

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for its U.S. employees from next month, as it faces criticism for pay disparity from lawmakers and labor unions. The move comes at a time when the “Fight for Fifteen” movement — a union-led push for a $15 minimum wage — has been gaining traction in cities across 59

September 27, 2018 3:30 PM Samsung Chairman Indicted for Alleged Efforts to Sabotage Unions

Lee Sang-hoon’s indictment adds another legal hurdle for the chip maker SEOUL—South Korean prosecutors indicted the board chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. for allegedly clamping down on labor union activities, adding another legal hurdle for the world’s largest chip maker. Lee Sang-hoon was indicted Thursday for allegedly violating labor union laws while 50

September 14, 2018 5:50 PM NLRB Pushes to Rescind Obama-Era Union Ruling

Board’s proposal aims to shield companies that indirectly employ contract and franchisee workers The National Labor Relations Board has proposed rolling back an Obama-era job ruling that made it easier for contractors and workers at franchised businesses to form unions and collectively bargain with big corporations. On Thursday, the body overseeing union-employer 120

September 12, 2018 12:15 AM Mexico’s President-Elect Prepares Labor Overhaul to Empower Workers

No more secret agreements between union bosses and employers, future labor minister says MEXICO CITY—Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador is preparing legislation to overhaul the country’s collective-bargaining system to improve wages and help Mexico comply with labor-rights provisions of a recent trade agreement with the U.S., a top aide said Tuesday 56

September 9, 2018 2:42 PM New Italian government plans to curb Sunday shopping: Di Maio

ROME (Reuters) - The new Italian government will introduce a ban on Sunday shopping in large commercial centers before the end of the year as it seeks to defend family traditions, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday. In a bid to spur economic growth, the then Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti liberalized Sunday trading in 2012, despite 45

September 4, 2018 7:43 PM Business Groups Urge Senate to Block Trump Labor Board Nominee

President renominated Mark Gaston Pearce, a Democrat with close ties to labor unions Business groups are seeking to torpedo President Trump’s latest nomination to the National Labor Relations Board, the body that referees union-management disputes. Mr. Trump renominated Mark Gaston Pearce, a Democrat with close ties to labor unions, to the board last week, a day after 59

September 4, 2018 6:55 AM Ryanair passenger numbers up 9 percent in strike-hit August

(Reuters) - Europe’s largest low-cost airline Ryanair (RYA.I) flew 9 percent more passengers in August than a year ago, it said on Tuesday, its purchase of Austrian carrier Laudamotion helping offset the impact of strikes and staff shortages. Ryanair came to terms with its Irish pilots late last month after strikes and shortages caused 550 flight cancellations 52

August 31, 2018 11:01 PM Disney World workers reach tentative agreement on wages

(Reuters) - Walt Disney World workers have reached a tentative agreement with parent Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) regarding wages, union body International Brotherhood of Teamsters said on Friday. The union said the tentative deal will be voted on next week and a contract will be in effect until October 1, 2022 if approved. If ratified, Disney World workers 59

August 29, 2018 3:12 PM Woman claims 'marriage scam' tricked her into marrying complete stranger during mock wedding

A woman claims she was deceived into marrying a stranger in a “mock” wedding in China. The 21-year-old unidentified woman, from Hong Kong, said she was asked to play a bride in a mock wedding as part of training in order to become a wedding planner, the BBC reported Wednesday. The woman originally signed up to be a make-up artist after seeing a post on Facebook 70