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EXCLUSIVE Biden’s emergency board calls for railroad wage hikes to resolve contract talks

US President Joe Biden walks to Air Force One as he departs for Washington, DC, from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, US, August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Aug 16 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s emergency board tasked with helping major freight railroads and …

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Starbucks seeks to pause union elections at US cafes, claims misconduct

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) on Monday accused the federal labor board overseeing union elections at its US cafes of misconduct and asked for elections to be suspended nationwide pending the outcome of an investigation. The coffee chain said in a letter to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman Lauren McFerran …

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Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers walk out over pay, UK union says

The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Amazon workers at a warehouse in Tilbury in southeast England have walked out in protest over pay, the trade union …

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Lufthansa pilots vote for industrial action over pay

The Lufthansa logo is pictured at Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany, September 21, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Pilots at German carrier back action by margin of 97.6% Pilots at SWISS unit reject contract proposal Strikes and staff shortages have already hit sectors BERLIN, July 31 (Reuters) – …

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Canceling planned strike, Boeing workers to vote on revised contract offer

FILE PHOTO – A Boeing logo is pictured during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) – A union representing nearly 2,500 employees at three Boeing Co (BA.N) defense locations in the St. …

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CVS siphoned millions from ‘safety net’ hospitals – New York lawsuit

NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) – New York on Thursday sued CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) for allegedly forcing hospitals that serve low-income patients to pay millions of dollars to access discounted prescription drugs, violating state antitrust law. In a lawsuit in state court in Manhattan, New York Attorney General Letitia James said CVS group abused …

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Lufthansa ground staff to strike over 9.5% share claim

Planes of German air carrier Lufthansa are photographed at the day of the airline’s annual general meeting at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany, May 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register BERLIN, July 25 (Reuters) – Ground staff at Deutsche Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) will stage a one-day strike on Wednesday …

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Exclusive: Hyundai subsidiary has used child labor at Alabama factory

LUVERNE, Alabama, July 22 (Reuters) – A subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co has used child labor at a plant that supplies parts for the Korean carmaker’s assembly line in nearby Montgomery, Alabama, according to area police, the family of three underage workers, and eight former and current employees of the factory. Underage workers, in some …

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Trucker protests halt cargo movement at California’s No. 3 seaports

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (Reuters) – Protesting truckers stopped traffic on Wednesday at a Northern California port, one of the busiest in the United States, as they demonstrated against a new state labor law that makes it harder for independent truckers to operate. Drivers picketed gates and blocked other truckers from hauling cargo in and …

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Apple reaches $50 mln settlement over defective MacBook keyboards

July 19 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) agreed to share $50 million to settle a class-action dispute by customers who claimed it knew and concealed that the “butterfly” keyboards on its MacBook laptop computers were prone to failure. The proposed preliminary settlement was filed late Monday night in the federal court in San Jose, California, …

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