Labor negotiations

FILE- In this Tuesday March 14, 2017, file photo Democrats 66 party leader Alexander Pechtold, right-wing populist leader Geert Wilders, Socialist Party leader Emile Roemer, Party for the Animals' Marianne Thieme, Green Left party leader Jesse Klaver, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Gert-Jan Segers of the Christian Union, Labour Party leader Lodewijk Asscher, and Christan Democrats party leader Sybrand Buma, from left, pose for a picture after the closing debate at parliament in The Hague, Netherlands. The leaders of four parties negotiating to form the next Dutch government have reached agreement on a draft program for a new center-right coalition, after 208 days of negotiations. (Robin van Lonkhuijsen ANP POOL via AP, File)
October 09, 2017 - 8:42 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After 208 days of tough negotiations, the leaders of four Dutch parties agreed Monday on a draft program for a new center-right coalition government under Prime Minister Mark Rutte that will likely push policies further to the right. Centrist D66 leader Alexander...
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News crews setup outside of the Supreme Court early Monday morning, Oct 2. 2017, in Washington, on the first day of the court's new term. (AP Photo/J. David Ake
October 02, 2017 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court opened a high-profile term Monday with a case about employees' rights that could affect an estimated 25 million workers. Justice Neil Gorsuch, in his first full term on the bench, was silent during an otherwise lively argument in which the justices seemed closely...
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September 29, 2017 - 8:11 am
DALLAS, Pa. (AP) — Teachers in a northeastern Pennsylvania school board have been on strike for a week, and now some parents forming their own picket line, too. Parents in the Dallas School District planned to picket from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. The parents aren't taking sides but are, instead,...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis leave after a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. The EU and Britain concluded a fourth round of Brexit negotiations on Thursday. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
September 28, 2017 - 11:26 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 4:45 p.m. British trade unions and a major employers' group have issued a rare joint statement urging Britain and the European Union to end "intolerable" uncertainty for 4 million citizens affected by Brexit. The Trades Union...
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September 18, 2017 - 6:14 am
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has canceled classes after contract negotiations with teachers broke down and the union decided to strike. Teachers in the Methacton School District in Montgomery County walked off the job Monday after failing to reach an agreement with the...
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France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe gives a media conference with Labor Minister Muriel Penicaud in Paris, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. France's prime minister says five bold, and divisive, labor reforms are meant to "cure" not "treat the symptoms" of France's high long-standing jobless rate.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
August 31, 2017 - 10:13 am
PARIS (AP) — French employers will be less afraid to hire and French workers at small and medium-sized businesses will finally have a voice with new labor reforms unveiled Thursday, France's prime minister said. But the measures meant to foster growth, reduce the nation's stubbornly high...
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Staff at the Bank of England hold placards and wear masks of Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, as they start a three day strike in London, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. The employees are holding a demonstration outside the bank's London office to demand higher wages. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
August 01, 2017 - 7:07 am
LONDON (AP) — Striking employees at the Bank of England are wearing comical masks depicting Governor Mark Carney as they picket outside the institution demanding better pay. The three-day strike — the central bank's first in over 50 years — comes after workers failed to reach a deal that would...
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July 12, 2017 - 8:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Several hundred workers, including baggage handlers, cleaners and customer service agents at three New York-area airports and Philadelphia International Airport have suspended a strike while contract talks continue. The airport workers at Newark Liberty International Airport...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2017, file photo, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stands outside the Ramsey County Courthouse while waiting for a ride in St. Paul, Minn. It was announced Monday, July 10, that Yanez, the Minnesota police officer acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile, has left the police department where he served. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 10, 2017 - 6:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota police officer who was acquitted in last year's fatal shooting of black motorist Philando Castile has left the suburban police department where he served under a separation agreement. The Minneapolis suburb of St. Anthony announced Monday that Jeronimo Yanez is no...
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June 19, 2017 - 10:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia public school teachers have voted to approve a tentative contract agreement. Members of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers voted Monday night on the pact that was reached Friday after more than four years of negotiations. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney released a...
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