Travel was disrupted for tens of millions of people during the country’s biggest walkout in decades as union leaders warned of a summer of labor unrest.
Tens of millions of Britons will find traveling difficult or impossible during the biggest walkout in decades, as union leaders warn of a summer of labor unrest.
Why health care needs labor peace agreements.
A debate on how unions build power today and whether politicians — particularly Democrats — are still behind them.
How much should the middleman get?
The 1970 clip is a “miraculous” find, a former editor at the local CBS station said. It shows an interview with Prince, 11, commenting on a teachers’ strike in Minneapolis.
She shepherded the orchestra through a bitter six-month strike and then worked to ensure that it flourished after what many considered a near-death moment.
The strike at an Alabama coal mine is one of the longest in U.S. history. To make ends meet, some striking miners have picked up work at an Amazon warehouse. It’s the same warehouse where workers are trying to unionize.
The two-day strike, involving both public and private sector workers, was called to protest the Modi government’s economic policies, including a privatization plan.
With the contract of union workers at West Coast ports nearing expiration, the prospect of a labor impasse threatens another shock to the global economy.
The agreement would resolve a standoff that had closed schools for nearly three weeks.
Negotiations are still happening in St. Paul. The unions are asking for smaller class sizes and higher wages, while the school districts say their budgets are shrinking as enrollment declines.
Transport workers started the first of two 24-hour strikes planned for this week amid concerns over unfilled posts, pensions and the long-term financing of the rail system.
Evidence on global warming is piling up. Nations aren’t acting. Some researchers are asking what difference more reports will make.
Only one problem.
There is no way to bypass the arduous, contentious work of building a politics that can sustain a better democracy.
A white writer who left a corporate job, he became known for working on series with Black stars like Keenen Ivory Wayans and Martin Lawrence.
After a spate of deaths, a group of health care workers in Oregon decided that to save lives, they needed a union.
Teaching unions also planned demonstrations nationwide that are expected to pose a serious challenge for the government of President Emmanuel Macron.
Students in the third-largest U.S. school district will go back to classes on Wednesday.
The agreement follows negotiations that grew tense at times, and those on both sides said they were glad to see the stalemate end.
Teachers voted to stop going to school amid a standoff between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union, which called for more virus safeguards.
With the coronavirus crisis exacerbating longstanding budget woes, the San Antonio Symphony wants to cut pay and positions. Its musicians have gone on strike.
French history offers hopeful lessons.
After administrators sent an email saying that students who remained on strike after Friday were not guaranteed jobs next term, union members turned up the heat.
About 1,400 workers have been on strike since Oct. 5 at four Kellogg cereal plants in the United States over a dispute that has revolved around the company’s two-tier compensation structure.
Columbia University’s student workers’ union, made up of 3,000 workers, is striking for the second time this year, calling for higher wages and more protections.
The accord, after a five-week walkout by 10,000 employees, increases wages and performance-based pay.
More than 30,000 West Coast workers at the health care provider had planned to go on strike on Monday.
About 10,000 workers primarily in Iowa and Illinois have been out since Oct. 14. They rejected two previous contract proposals negotiated by the United Automobile Workers.
At COP26, delegates address the need to curb emissions and mass consumption to save the planet while the reality of today’s throwaway society is all too apparent nearby.
Their union, which is seeking higher salary minimums and guaranteed raises, has been negotiating with The New York Times Company for two years.
At a moment of political turmoil, economic change and a pandemic-driven focus on how we work, labor has become a hot news beat.
Some people are resigning. Some are sitting on the sidelines awaiting a prime gig. Others are flexing their muscles — requesting raises, or remote options — while still clocking in.
Workers upset over insufficient wage increases and pension benefits have been on strike since mid-October.
While big companies wield considerable power, Covid’s economic disruption has given workers new leverage, contributing to a recent upturn in strikes.
The agreement must still be approved by U.A.W. members. They had rejected an earlier accord negotiated by the union.
A country in crisis is facing a severe fuel shortage that is pushing it to the brink of collapse.
The pandemic has prompted a dawning realization that we are way too obsessed with our jobs.
The “Great Resignation” could be a sign of a major realignment in the labor market, or it could be just a temporary readjustment.
The organizers say they will have enough signatures by Monday to file for an election with the National Labor Relations Board. The company is pushing back.
The tentative agreement came hours before a strike deadline and avoids a production shutdown at TV and movie studios already scrambling to make up for time lost in the pandemic.
The tentative deal averts a strike set for Monday and a production shutdown at television and movie studios already scrambling to make up for time lost in the pandemic.
Since the pandemic’s start, Americans seem to be rethinking their lives.
Hollywood is back in full swing, grinding those behind the scenes down to the bone. Can a new union contract fix that?
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is at loggerheads with companies like Netflix, Disney and Amazon over streaming pay and long work days.
The impasse began in August after members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union objected to changes in shift lengths and overtime rules.
At the Battle of Blair Mountain, thousands of miners clashed with sheriff’s deputies in the largest insurrection since the Civil War.
The labor movement’s often bloody struggle for human dignity is neglected in standard accounts of American history.
President Grover Cleveland made it a national holiday in 1894, during a crisis over federal efforts to end a strike by railroad workers.