Labor negotiations

Prison guards protest by burning pallets outside the Fresnes prison, where Jawad Bendaoud is expected to be jailed, outside Paris, Wednesday Jan.24, 2018. The trial of Bendaoud accused of providing assistance to the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks could be disrupted by prison guards protesting their working conditions. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 25, 2018 - 2:24 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's justice minister proposed new plans to improve working conditions in prisons on Thursday, in an effort to end a nationwide blockade launched by guards complaining about poor security. After two failed rounds of negotiations, Nicole Belloubet proposed boosting security to...
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File - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the fountains of Bellagio erupt along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. The union representing hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a 'panic button' as part of their new contracts. Leaders of the Culinary Union will bring the request to the bargaining table next month on behalf of 14,000 housekeepers who work on the Las Vegas Strip and the destination's downtown area. The push comes amid the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment and is in line with ordinances recently approved in other cities. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 24, 2018 - 4:20 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union representing tens of thousands of hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a "panic button" as it begins negotiating new contracts amid the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct. Leaders of the Culinary Union will bring the...
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Shipyard workers march during a warning strike at the Baltic Sea harbor of Rostock, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Germany’s largest industrial union says tens of thousands of factory workers have staged short-term warning strikes to increase pressure on employers amid wage negotiations.Banner reads: We have the right to strike. (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 10:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest industrial union says tens of thousands of factory workers have staged short-term warning strikes to increase pressure on employers amid wage negotiations. The IG Metall union said Wednesday that 170,000 workers at 785 businesses across the country went on hours-long...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2018 file photo Martin Schulz, chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SPD, attends a party meeting in Mainz, Germany. Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a new government. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP, file)
January 20, 2018 - 9:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany's Social Democrats made a final push Saturday to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new coalition government, saying it was the best option left on the table. The center-left party,...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:57 am
PARIS (AP) — Unions at Peugeot maker PSA Group have agreed to 1,300 job cuts made possible by new French labor rules imposed by President Emmanuel Macron. Five of six unions at PSA signed the deal with company management Friday. Hard-left union CGT refused to sign, arguing it is a veiled way to get...
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Members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees strike outside the entrance to Sony Open golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Honolulu. Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 14, 2018 - 7:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Union workers for video and audio production at Golf Channel events walked out Sunday over stalled contract negotiations, leading to limited coverage of the final round at the Sony Open and two other events in the Bahamas and Florida. Golf Channel said it has been negotiating an...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel listens to a statement of Social Democratic Party Chairman Martin Schulz, right, after the exploratory talks between Merkel's Christian Democratic block and the Social Democrats on forming a new German government in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
January 12, 2018 - 7:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on talks to form a government in Germany (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The European Commission president has warmly welcomed the coalition agreement in Germany and indicated that after months of delay it would offer the bloc the spur to move faster in building cooperation...
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The night shift workers meet for a warning strike assembly of the IG Metall (Industrial Union of Metalworkers) in front of the gates of the Aluminium Norf GmbH in Neuss, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Germany’s largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced work hours for its 3.9 million members with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy’s steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 6:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced hours for 3.9 million workers with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy's steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. The walkouts by thousands of IG...
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Canada captain Dillon Dube right, flips the puck around during hockey practice ahead of the upcoming semifinal of the IIHF World Junior Championships, against the Czech Republic in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 3:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he will do everything in his power to persuade the NHL to take part in the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The NHL won't allow its players to participate in the Winter Games next month in South Korea. Federation president Rene'...
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December 25, 2017 - 10:58 am
CAIRO (AP) — The union of Egyptian flight attendants on Monday angrily responded to criticism by a lawmaker over the weight and age of some female attendants employed by the national carrier, saying her comments amounted to discrimination. In a statement, the union said lawmaker Galila Othman's...
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