Labor issues

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 29, 2017 - 7:42 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the European Union summit dealing with the Brexit negotiations (all times local) 1:40 p.m. European Union Council President Donald Tusk says that EU leaders have endorsed the guidelines that will govern the way they conduct negotiations with Britain on its departure...
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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017. While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)
April 26, 2017 - 4:53 pm
AMIENS, France (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure. Chaotic scenes followed as Macron, a pro-...
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Fox News anchor Kelly Wright speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York to discuss his part in a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination. Wright and ten former and current employees of Fox News Channel filed the suit on Tuesday, saying they repeatedly complained about an executive's racist behavior but no action was taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 26, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday that the network marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity. Kelly Wright, who primarily works an overnight shift at Fox, said at an emotional...
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April 26, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday nudged President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of labor, Alex Acosta, a step closer to confirmation. The Florida International University law school dean would be the first Hispanic member of Trump's Cabinet. The Senate was poised to confirm Acosta by...
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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017. While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)
April 26, 2017 - 1:12 pm
AMIENS, France (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure. Chaotic scenes followed as Macron, a pro-...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:16 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As a union push stalls at Yale University, organizers are stepping up pressure to bring the administration to the negotiating table. A group of eight graduate students has vowed to go on a hunger strike until talks begin. Graduate assistants in eight departments at the Ivy...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Brackla community centre in Bridgend, Wales. Tuesday April 25, 2017. Britain will hold a general election on June 8. (Rebecca Naden/PA via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 11:29 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister is taking time out from her election campaign to meet the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator and head of the bloc's executive. Theresa May is due to hold a working dinner Wednesday at 10 Downing St. with negotiator Michel Barnier and European Commission...
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People queue at the South African Airways (SAA) ticket counter desk at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. South African Airways on Wednesday cancelled nearly three-dozen flights, most of them domestic, because of a strike by some cabin crew. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
April 26, 2017 - 10:51 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways on Wednesday cancelled nearly three dozen flights, most of them domestic, because of a strike by some cabin crew. The national carrier doesn't have enough crewmembers to operate all its flights and is working to help passengers affected by cancellations and...
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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017. While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)
April 26, 2017 - 10:48 am
AMIENS, France (AP) — Battling for France's blue-collar vote and employing all of her political guile, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron by making a surprise campaign stop Wednesday to a home appliance factory threatened with closure. As...
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April 26, 2017 - 5:17 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew. The airline said Wednesday that it doesn't have enough crewmembers to operate all its flights and that it is considering options for passengers...
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