Nov 20, 2015

Nikkei denies it proposed any changes to FT pensions

Nikkei Inc., the new owner of the Financial Times, Friday denied that it proposed any changes to the British newspaper’s pension contributions, which has reportedly led to its staff voting to go on strike. The Japanese media company said in a statement that it ...

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Nov 11, 2015

Cabin attendant strike prompts Lufthansa to scrub 930 flights

Lufthansa has canceled 930 flights scheduled for Wednesday at three hubs in Germany after efforts failed to halt an ongoing strike by flight attendants. The cancellations affect 100,000 travelers going to or from Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf. They were announced even as the airline ...

Jun 17, 2015

Hundreds of workers at supplier to Uniqlo strike over firings

Hundreds of factory workers at a Chinese supplier to Fast Retailing Co. are striking over the dismissal of some of the employees, forcing production to shut down, a labor rights group said. All of the about 900 workers at Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear Co. ...

Amazon hit by pre-Christmas strike in Germany

Dec 16, 2014

Amazon hit by pre-Christmas strike in Germany

Workers went on strike at German sites of Amazon Monday to increase pressure on the U.S. online retail giant during the busy Christmas period in a long-running pay dispute. Around 2,300 employees took part in the work stoppage at five of the company’s nine ...

Dec 9, 2014

Sierra Leone junior doctors strike for better Ebola care

Junior doctors in Sierra Leone went on strike Monday to demand better treatment for health workers who become infected with Ebola, a health official said. The association representing junior doctors asked the government to make sure life-saving equipment, like dialysis machines, is available to ...