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March 4, 2018 1:38 PM West Virginia teachers strike continues after senate cuts their pay raise

Unions representing West Virginia teachers said their strike would continue on Monday after state lawmakers voted to cut the 5 percent pay increase they had negotiated with Republican Gov. Jim Justice. The American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia, West Virginia Education Association and the School Service Personnel Association said the senate left them no choice 80

March 2, 2018 2:57 AM West Virginia Teachers Remain on Strike Despite Tentative Deal

Unions keep schools closed for 270,000 students, amid worries legislature won’t fund governor’s offer A weeklong teacher strike across West Virginia continued on Thursday, despite a tentative deal reached Tuesday with the state’s governor, and union officials said it was unclear if classes would resume Friday. Gov. Jim Justice had proposed granting teachers 51

February 26, 2018 4:29 AM Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Public-Sector Unions

Illinois state worker challenges unions’ ability to collect fees from unwilling employees WASHINGTON—Public-employee unions face a reckoning Monday when the Supreme Court hears a long-anticipated lawsuit seeking to strip them of the power to bill collective-bargaining costs to employees who don’t want to pay. The case arrives at the court as a dispute 61

February 22, 2018 12:20 AM Tops Markets Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Stores to stay open during bankruptcy restructuring Supermarket chain Tops Markets LLC filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest regional grocery chain to look to restructure its balance sheet as consumers move to nontraditional food retailers. The Williamsville, N.Y., company, which operates about 170 supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania 45

January 30, 2018 7:37 PM United's catering employees seek to unionize

The employees who prepare, package and deliver food served aboard United Airlines flights have filed with the National Mediation Board to join the Unite Here union. "United's catering workers, they just want the same thing as every other United employee: the equality, safety and respect that comes along with having a union job," said Unite Here spokeswoman 63

January 30, 2018 2:55 AM Mark Ruffalo leads counter-event to Trump State of the Union

Mark Ruffalo leads counter-event to Trump State of the Union Celebrities and activists have taken part in an evening of speeches and music in Manhattan billed as "The People's State of the Union." Monday's event was planned in response to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address on Tuesday. It was held at The Town Hall, a historic venue 58

January 24, 2018 11:15 AM French prison guards blockade more than 100 prisons

PARIS – Picket lines have been set up outside 119 prisons across France as prison guards continued a nationwide protest over working conditions. A spokesman for the penitentiary administration said the situation remained "heavily deteriorated" in 45 prisons because of guards blocking entrances. Talks between Justice Ministry officials and prison guard 64

January 7, 2018 1:04 AM Black IBEW Local 3 workers routinely face racism from co-workers, says union member

Union members of Local 3, IBEW, has been accused of discrimination and racist on-the-job behavior toward black union members. The 10-month-long strike involving cable giant Spectrum and members of Local 3, IBEW, has been compounded by discrimination and racist on-the-job behavior, one union member said Saturday. Electrician William Hargraves, speaking 61

December 21, 2017 3:23 PM German union calls for strike Friday by Ryanair pilots

BERLIN – A union is calling on Ryanair pilots based in Germany to walk off the job Friday morning, charging that the airline staged a "publicity stunt" in offering to hold negotiations. Ryanair said last Friday it was reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions as it worked to avert strikes in several European countries over the busy Christmas 53

December 19, 2017 11:25 AM German flight attendants union slams Ryanair refusal to talk

BERLIN – A German union representing flight attendants has criticized budget carrier Ryanair for refusing to meet with them to discuss pay and conditions. The UFO union said Tuesday it is reaching out to the European Cabin Crew Association to determine how to increase pressure on Ryanair. The airline reversed its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' 53