Labor negotiations

FILE - In this June 18 2010 file photo,a bartender spreads Nutella on a crepe in a creperie in Rome. French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world's biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers' Force union have been blocking trucks from entering or leaving the factory for a week. (AP Photo/Alberto Pellaschiar, File)
June 04, 2019 - 10:02 am
PARIS (AP) — No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world's biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary negotiations. Tensions have been mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers' Force union have...
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In this Tuesday, May 28, 2019 photo, Timothy Stromsnes, left, president of the Reedy Creek Professional Firefighters, Local 2117 and union vice president Sean Pierce air concerns about the firefighting staff at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're vastly understaffed, posing a safety risk as the 25,000-acre Florida theme park resort grows even bigger this year with the debuts of a new Star Wars land, a new air-gondola system and even more hotel rooms. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
May 31, 2019 - 11:24 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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In this Wednesday, April 24, 2019, photo, American Airlines aircraft are shown parked at their gates at Miami International Airport in Miami. American Airlines is accusing its mechanics and their unions of conducting an illegal work slowdown to gain leverage in contract talks, and the airline is asking a federal judge to stop the activity. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 20, 2019 - 5:44 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is accusing its mechanics and their unions of conducting an illegal work slowdown to gain leverage in contract talks, and the airline is asking a federal judge to stop the activity. The airline says mechanics have caused about 900 cancellations or long...
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Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a rally with members of a painters and construction union, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 09, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Almost universally, Democratic presidential candidates praise the power of unions as a force for positive change on the campaign trail. And now, a number of them are matching their words with action as they support their campaign staff in unionizing. On Thursday, former Housing and Urban...
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks on the cellphone with GM CEO Mary Barra, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, about the company's plans to sell its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks. DeWine, a Republican, said he wanted to hear more details about the plan, including the reaction of the UAW, but said the potential project was better than the plant sitting idle. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)
May 08, 2019 - 12:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks. The company confirmed Wednesday that it's in talks with Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group to sell the huge facility, and also announced plans to invest $700...
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Striking workers stand on a picket line outside the Stop & Shop supermarket in Revere, Mass., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Some Jewish families in southern New England are preparing for Passover without the region's largest supermarket chain. Thousands of workers remain on strike and rabbis in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are advising their congregations not to cross the picket lines. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 18, 2019 - 4:01 pm
BOSTON (AP) — As thousands of Stop & Shop workers remain on strike in New England, some Jewish families are preparing for Passover without the region's largest supermarket chain, which has deep roots in the local Jewish community. A number of rabbis in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode...
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Anti Brexit protesters hold onto their flags and placards as they demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May's government says Parliament's decision to take control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
March 28, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit logjam has become a pileup. Lawmakers have voted, and the results are a mess. They don't want Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce deal, don't want to leave without a deal, and don't want any of the other options on offer. The country faces a deadline of April 12...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announces that her Cabinet has agreed to a draft Brexit deal with the European Union after "impassioned" debate, outside 10 Downing Street in London. May told lawmakers Wednesday she is prepared to step down "earlier than I intended" in order to win passage of her Brexit divorce deal from the European Union. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
March 28, 2019 - 2:19 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:50 p.m. British lawmakers have voted on eight different possible Brexit options, but none received the majority support that would clarify the U.K.'s course. Parliament is trying to find an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May's twice-...
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March 27, 2019 - 2:32 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German labor union says it has reached a deal on pay and conditions for about 1,100 Ryanair cabin crew. The ver.di union said Wednesday that the deal will see Ryanair employees and contractors based in Germany receive 600 euros ($676) more in basic pay each month and separate...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 18, 2019, file photo, the logo for Southwest Airlines appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Federal Aviation Administration says a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet made a safe emergency landing Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Orlando, Fla., after experiencing an apparent engine problem. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 27, 2019 - 1:15 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says thousands of canceled flights, including 2,800 due to grounding its Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, are contributing to weaker bookings and $150 million less in first-quarter revenue than previously expected. The airline expects to cancel 9,400 flights in the quarter,...
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