Labor negotiations

FILE - This April 13, 2016 file photo shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va .A settlement was announced Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in a landmark lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 17, 2017 - 6:26 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A settlement in a landmark lawsuit against two psychologists who helped design the CIA's harsh interrogation methods used in the war on terror marked the first time the agency or its private contractors have been held accountable for the program, legal experts said Thursday...
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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 - 3:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on contract talks for TV and film writers (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Writers Guild of America says the tentative deal reached early Tuesday will cover its television and film writers for three years if ratified by its members. The guild released a one-sentence...
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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 - 3:29 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 02, 2017 - 2:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The contract for TV and film writers is now expired, with no indication if talks will continue or if a strike is imminent. The current agreement between the Writers Guild of America and producers ended at midnight Tuesday. The guild, with authorization from its members to...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:57 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 19, 2017 - 9:30 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines flight attendants will receive a 1.6 percent wage increase after the union sought a more than 8 percent pay hike. An arbitration panel Tuesday agreed on the lower figure for American's more than 25,000 workers represented by the Association of Professional...
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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 - 10:42 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 - 5:56 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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March 28, 2017 - 2:45 am
TRUMP-CLIMATE PLAN Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected Tuesday to sign an executive order to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of...
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A protester is blocked by police during a demonstration, in Rome, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the eternal city to protest legislation they say will favor Uber and other car-hire services. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
February 21, 2017 - 10:13 am
ROME (AP) — Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin. The cabbies marched through Rome and protested in front of parliament, at the...
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