Labor negotiations

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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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2007, file photo, striking writers walk the picket line outside Paramount Studiosin Los Angeles. The clock is ticking on negotiations between television and film writers and producers before their contract expires. A strike could begin Tuesday, May 2, 2017, forcing writers to begin picketing. The previous writers' strike lasted 100 days in 2007-08 and was costly to the businesses that serve Hollywood and to consumers expecting to be entertained. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on contract talks for TV and film writers (all times local): 1:30 a.m. A spokesman for film and television producers says a tentative deal has been reached with writers, averting a costly strike that would have blacked out popular television shows. Producers' spokesman...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The clock is ticking on negotiations between television and film writers and producers before their contract expires. A strike could begin Tuesday morning, forcing writers to begin picketing. That would send late-night television shows, and eventually other series, into reruns...
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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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FILE - In this March 25, 2009 file photo, an Alitalia Airbus A320 is seen at the Linate airport in Milan. Premier Paolo Gentiloni urged Alitalia workers on Friday to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch, government-mediated negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 14, 2017 - 11:42 am
ROME (AP) — Premier Paolo Gentiloni urged Alitalia workers on Friday to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch, government-mediated negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. The deal reached early Friday reduces proposed...
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April 14, 2017 - 6:56 am
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni is urging Alitalia workers to approve a compromise deal to relaunch Italy's struggling flagship airline that was reached in last-ditch negotiations between unions and Alitalia management. The government-mediated deal reached early Friday reduces proposed...
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