Labor issues

French President Emmanuel Macron, center, waits for leaders at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, Aug.28, 2017. The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain are meeting Monday with counterparts from Libya, Niger and Chad to discuss ways to curb illegal migration across the Mediterranean Sea to European shores. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 31, 2017 - 5:19 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron faces his biggest test yet with Thursday's release of a divisive pro-business labor reform that he hopes will foster stronger growth and reduce the country's stubbornly high unemployment rate by revolutionizing the way the French work. But the high-...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, center, waits for leaders at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, Aug.28, 2017. The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain are meeting Monday with counterparts from Libya, Niger and Chad to discuss ways to curb illegal migration across the Mediterranean Sea to European shores. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 31, 2017 - 1:19 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron faces his biggest test yet with Thursday's release of a divisive pro-business labor reform that he hopes will secure his legacy and revolutionize the way the French work. But the high-stakes move comes just as his popularity is sinking, and unions and...
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August 29, 2017 - 4:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that many issues still need to be settled on the Brexit divorce proceedings between the European Union and Britain before a new relationship with London can be negotiated. The third round of high-level talks is ongoing this week...
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August 28, 2017 - 12:01 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The founder of the internet's oldest white supremacist site said he was trying to get back online Monday after a company revoked its domain name following complaints that it promotes hatred and is linked to dozens of murders. Don Black, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who has...
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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference with his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev at the Euxinograd residence outside Varna, Bulgaria, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Macron arrived Friday at a French-style palace on the Black Sea coast for talks with Bulgarian leaders on the final leg of his three-day tour to central and eastern Europe.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 25, 2017 - 2:06 pm
VARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — A bitter exchange of words erupted between France and Poland on Friday after French President Emmanuel Macron sharply criticized Poland's opposition to plans to change European Union rules on "posted workers" — the cheap labor from eastern countries sent to more prosperous EU...
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Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski, right, talks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
August 25, 2017 - 1:18 pm
VARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to central and eastern Europe (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Poland's deputy foreign minister has summoned a French diplomat and expressed "indignation" over French President Emmanuel Macron's criticism of Poland's...
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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference with his Bulgarian counterpart Rumen Radev at the Euxinograd residence outside Varna, Bulgaria, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Macron arrived Friday at a French-style palace on the Black Sea coast for talks with Bulgarian leaders on the final leg of his three-day tour to central and eastern Europe.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
August 25, 2017 - 9:28 am
VARNA, Bulgaria (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sharply criticized Poland's government on Friday over its opposition to his plans to change European Union rules on "posted workers," cheap labor from eastern countries posted temporarily to more prosperous European countries. Macron said...
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August 23, 2017 - 3:38 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Unionized maintenance workers at a Pennsylvania public housing authority are threatening to strike. Teamsters union members who work for the Allentown Housing Authority voted unanimously Tuesday night to authorize a strike. At issue are pay and health care costs. The workers'...
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Smoke billows after Phoenix police used tear gas outside the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. Protests were held against President Donald Trump as he hosted a rally inside the convention center. (AP Photo/Matt York)
August 23, 2017 - 2:44 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers. A haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday as protesters and police clashed...
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Smoke billows after Phoenix police used tear gas outside the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. Protests were held against President Donald Trump as he hosted a rally inside the convention center. (AP Photo/Matt York)
August 23, 2017 - 1:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers. A haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday as protesters and police clashed...
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