Business Oct 14, 2019

Mack Truck autoworkers begin strike at plants in three states

Mack Truck workers are walking picket lines after their union launched a strike at plants in three states. The United Automobile Workers Union Local 677 workers began picketing Sunday morning at the Mack Truck cab and vehicle assembly plant and Lehigh Valley Logistics Center outside ...

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Business Aug 19, 2019

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday. Demanding better salaries and working conditions, the National Hazardous Goods Drivers' Union (SNMMP) started striking on Aug. 12 after ...

Ryanair tells ranks it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed

Business Aug 1, 2019

Ryanair tells ranks it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed

Ryanair has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than needed, and job losses will be announced in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told staff in a video message vimeo.com/350780012/5abde31242. The comments come less than two years after Europe's biggest budget airline ...

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 ...