Labor issues

FILE - In this Thursday, March 31, 2016, file photo, a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., arrives at an authorized customer pick up area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Seattle. A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 04, 2017 - 6:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling comes after he heard arguments last...
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FILE - This Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo shows the logo of German car manufacturer BMW on a BMW M6 Coupe car during the company's earnings news conference in Munich, Germany. Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. BMW said Tuesday, April 4, 2017, that they are joining the other advertisers that are pulling their ads from "The O'Reilly Factor." (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
April 04, 2017 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. A dozen major advertisers, ranging from automakers Hyundai and BMW, to financial firm T. Rowe Price, insurer Allstate and drugmaker...
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FILE - This Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo shows the logo of German car manufacturer BMW on a BMW M6 Coupe car during the company's earnings news conference in Munich, Germany. Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. BMW said Tuesday, April 4, 2017, that they are joining the other advertisers that are pulling their ads from "The O'Reilly Factor." (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
April 04, 2017 - 5:27 pm
Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. Automakers Hyundai, BMW and Mitsubishi, financial firm T. Rowe Price, personal finance site Credit Karma, insurer Allstate, drugmakers Sanofi and...
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AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 04, 2017 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is in danger of letting a wealthy faction of his administration "hijack" the pro-worker agenda he's promised. "President Trump needs to decide who he stands with. The coal miners, farmers, steelworkers and...
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April 04, 2017 - 3:14 pm
Bill O'Reilly's top-rated Fox News show may be starting to feel a financial sting after allegations that he sexually harassed several women. Automakers Hyundai and BMW, financial firm T. Rowe Price and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday that they have joined Mercedes-Benz in pulling their ads...
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April 04, 2017 - 3:10 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling comes after he heard arguments last...
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April 04, 2017 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A third Fox News Channel employee has joined two colleagues in their lawsuit that says they were subjected to racial discrimination by a since-fired executive. Monica Douglas said former controller Judith Slater, who was fired on Feb. 28, frequently expressed an unwillingness to be...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a forum in San Francisco. Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday, April 4, 2017, to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Sandberg, who is also the founder of the nonprofit Lean In, launched a new campaign Tuesday: #20PercentCounts, representing the 20 percent less that women make compared with men. Companies big and small are offering discounts, rebates or donating money to women's organizations. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
April 04, 2017 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Here's what you need to know: — Equal Pay Day was created 21 years ago by the National Committee on Pay Equity. It is held in April to symbolize how...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2009, file photo, Binghamton coach Kevin Broadus, center, looks on during a basketball practice for a first round NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Greensboro, N.C. The NCAA says it will consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. In a statement Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the governing body said its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal repealed the so-called "bathroom bill" and replace it with a compromise law. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 04, 2017 - 12:58 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA has "reluctantly" agreed to consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing body said Tuesday its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal the "bathroom...
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FILE -- In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 file photo, South African President Jacob Zuma, right, alongside deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, left, outside parliament at the State of the Nation address in Cape Town, South Africa. Ramaphosa this weekend called for his countrymen to get rid of "greedy" and "corrupt" people, in remarks seen as an attack on Zuma. Ramaphosa was speaking after Zuma fired widely respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan in a cabinet reshuffle last week in which he purged other political opponents. (AP Photo/Nic Bothma, Pool, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:08 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Tuesday responded to the political crisis that erupted after he fired the finance minister, acknowledging that public disputes at the top of the government are a "serious weakness," while the country's biggest labor group urged him to resign. The call...
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