Walmart workers strike over retailer's robot push in Chile

Business Jul 11, 2019

Walmart workers strike over retailer's robot push in Chile

Walmart Inc. is facing a strike by thousands of workers in South America amid the retail giant's push to increase automation at its physical stores. About 17,000 Walmart workers in Chile went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday after labor talks between the company and ...

Striking teachers reach deal with Los Angeles school district

Business Jan 23, 2019

Striking teachers reach deal with Los Angeles school district

A week-old strike by more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers that has disrupted classes for nearly half a million students neared an end on Tuesday as the teachers' union and the second-largest U.S. school district reached a contract deal. "I'm proud to announce, pending approval, ...

Spanish taxi strike against app services spreads to Madrid

Business Jan 22, 2019

Spanish taxi strike against app services spreads to Madrid

Madrid taxi drivers began an open-ended strike Monday against online ride-hailing services like Uber, joining their counterparts in Barcelona who walked off the job three days ago. Barcelona's striking taxi drivers, many wearing yellow vests like protesters against the government in neighboring France, blocked central ...

Business 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 has ...

Business 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. in ...