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August 29, 2018 6:55 AM A Hong Kong Woman Was Tricked Into Marrying a Stranger in China During a Job Offer Scam

A 21-year-old Hong Kong woman wanted to get a job in the beauty industry. Instead, she got married to a stranger in China. Such is the bizarre episode of an anonymous woman in Hong Kong, who appears to have a fallen victim to a marriage scam after participating in a “mock” wedding as part of a job examination, the South China Morning Post reports 71

August 26, 2018 4:49 AM Union workers want Disney to pay their $1,000 tax cut bonuses

Unions representing about 35,000 Disney World workers say Disney is refusing to pay their members $1,000 tax cut bonuses. Disney (DIS) announced the $1,000 bonuses last month for 125,000 U.S. employees. The company said at that time that the bonuses would go to full and part-time employees, including those represented by unions "currently working under 48

August 16, 2018 6:06 PM Air France KLM names Air Canada executive Smith as CEO

PARIS (Reuters) - The board of Air France-KLM (AIR.PA) named Air Canada (AC.TO) executive Benjamin Smith as its new chief executive on Thursday, opting for an outsider to try and steer the group through a fraught stand-off with unions at its French carrier. Smith, until now the Canadian airline’s chief operating officer, will take up his new job at Air France-KLM 43

August 6, 2018 2:27 PM Money Fuels a Fight to Overturn Anti-Union Law in Missouri

In a historic ballot, unions are spending nearly five times their opponents to defeat a right-to-work law Unions are outspending opponents in a bid to defeat a right-to-work law in Missouri ahead of a referendum that will serve as a barometer of popular support for organized labor. A union-backed group in the state has spent $15.2 million ahead of Tuesday’s 62

August 5, 2018 10:32 PM Unions Take a Hit After Supreme Court Ruling

States are ordered to stop collecting millions of dollars in fees from public workers Public-sector unions are facing steep falls in revenue and trying to prevent the loss of members in the wake of a recent Supreme Court ruling. In New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois, state governments have stopped collecting millions of dollars in agency fees following 47

July 27, 2018 2:53 PM Disneyland agrees to pay its workers $15 an hour

Disneyland workers in California are getting a pay raise. Unions representing nearly 10,000 Disneyland workers accepted Disney's three-year contract to raise starting hourly wages to $15 an hour beginning next year. The agreement ends a lengthy labor battle over pay at Disney's Anaheim resort. Minimum wage employees at Disneyland made $11 an hour. The deal immediately 52

July 23, 2018 9:02 AM Ryanair's profit has dropped 20% and more trouble is coming

Ryanair has a labor problem, and it's about to get worse. The low-cost carrier said Monday that higher fuel costs, rising wages and strikes by pilots and regional air traffic controllers had caused its first quarter profit to drop 20% over the previous year. Ryanair (RYAAY) has been giving pilots raises since recognizing the right of unions to negotiate 61

July 17, 2018 11:56 AM Ryanair to cancel 24 flights on Friday due to Ireland pilots strike

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair plans to cancel 24 flights between Ireland and Britain on Friday due to a strike by its Ireland-based pilots, the second of three planned for July, Europe’s largest airline by passenger numbers said on Tuesday. Ryanair described the strikes as regrettable and said that the pilots involved - around 100 of 350 its pilots in Ireland 55

June 29, 2018 1:59 PM Japan’s Idea of a Work-Life Balance: Cap Overtime at Under 100 Hours a Month

New law takes aim at culture of brutally long work hours to prevent ‘death by overwork’ TOKYO—Japan’s Parliament tightened limits on overtime hours, responding to concerns about karoshi, or death by overwork, and seeking to improve productivity in a country where long hours are often more a custom than business necessity. The legislation, a priority 61

June 28, 2018 11:58 AM 'We're Supremely Screwed.' Stephen Colbert Is Pretty Upset About Justice Anthony Kennedy's Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he will retire in July, and Stephen Colbert is pretty upset. “This could have huge repercussions,” Colbert said. “Think about it. The court that just this week crippled unions, upheld Trump’s Muslim ban and race-based gerrymandering might turn conservative.” Noting that Kennedy said his retirement would 40