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UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation

Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. So...

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation

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VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:00, 2019-06-14

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:34, 2019-06-14

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
21:34, 2019-06-28

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
08:34, 2019-05-31

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
20:51, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:17, 2019-06-15

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:17, 2019-05-21

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:51, 2019-06-15

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus. Casada announced the decision Tuesday, just a day after previously shrugging off calls to step aside from his legislative leadership posit...
18:34, 2019-05-21

GE Union Workers Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders and likely sending them back to the bargaining table....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-07-20

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labour union Verdi said....
03:34, 2019-07-15

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Transit union boss whines about coverage of cheating MTA workers Instead of chiding MTA employees who were busted abusing their tax-payer funded jobs, a transit union boss on Thursday lashed out at The Post and the agency’s inspector general for reporting on the fraud. “The media’s open season on transit workers continued today with new attacks ...
15:17, 2019-07-12

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car plant....
05:34, 2019-05-30

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Social security workers call new Trump administration contract ‘union-busting’ New contract will reduce the time allotted to employees for union activity from 250,000 hours annually to 50,000Workers at the Social Security Administration (SSA) say that the Trump administration has imposed a new contract on their 45,000 workers that could effectively shut down their union and ar...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus. The post Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus appeared first on ...
18:34, 2019-05-21

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
01:34, 2019-06-12

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Bill Lee are following their predecessors’ bl...
10:17, 2019-06-07

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
19:34, 2019-07-15

4 nations vote in high-stakes European Union election The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia are casting their ballots in day three of EU parliamentary elections. Many predict nationalists and far-right groups are expected to make historic gains....
15:51, 2019-05-25

UK's Brexit Party Set For Sweeping Victory In European Union Vote Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's Brexit Party looked set to triumph Sunday and the ruling Conservatives endure a historic blow in European Parliament elections in which Britain was never meant to vote....
04:00, 2019-05-27

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:17, 2019-05-23

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
21:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-Argentina maritime union ends strike at Rosario grains hub An Argentine maritime workers union has agreed to compulsory conciliation, ending a strike that had stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the Union of United Maritime Workers (SOMU) said on Monday....
07:17, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:34, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 2-Around 200 Norwegian oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
15:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Canada's Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Ontario rail plant Canada's Bombardier said on Wednesday it would lay off around half of the workforce, or about 550 employees, at its passenger train plant in Ontario, effective Nov. 4, confirming earlier media reports....
00:00, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
08:34, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-06-14

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
15:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to counter such efforts or face regulation....
18:17, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
19:01, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate of directors proposed by Toby and Derek Rice....
05:00, 2019-06-30

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
04:00, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking a White House plan for $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without the consent of Congress, setting up Senate votes on the matter as soon as this week....
02:51, 2019-06-19

Trevor Noah on Scarlett Johansson's comments: 'We take for granted how much representation means' Trevor Noah is using Scarlett Johansson's controversial casting comments to make a statement about representation in Hollywood.        ...
14:34, 2019-07-18

Liberty breezes to 6-1 victory over Tennessee Liberty's Mason Meyer, Garret Price stifle Tennessee lineup as Flames breeze to 6-1 victory in NCAA regional matchup        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 on Sunday night to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Ashton McGee’s two-run single highlighted the four-run first inning that sent the top-seeded Tar Heels (45-17) into the tour...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say Tennessee police have shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department that says officers were confronted Friday morning and shot the man, who was taken to a hospital for treatment. His con...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KKK leader....
02:01, 2019-07-14

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
02:51, 2019-05-25

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to become law without his signature. However Gov. Bill Lee on Friday warned that any future attempt to expan...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his vehicle and had a weapon. An angry crowd threw rocks at police, hurting 25 officers. (June 13))        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free driving law on behalf of the Knoxville Police Department....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander has lump removed from leg NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A representative for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Tennessee Republican has undergone surgery to remove a lump from his left leg. A statement from Alexander’s chief of staff David Cleary said a surgeon removed an atypical lipoma on Wednesday morning at Vanderbilt U...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
08:00, 2019-07-13

No charges for Tennessee officer in fatal shooting of man MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a Tennessee police officer who fatally shot a man suspected of shooting two people. Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that a Memphis Police Department lieutenant was acting in self-defense when the office...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages. The move is unprecedented in Tennessee’s modern political...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
16:51, 2019-05-22

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. won’t play for the Volunteers as a fifth-year senior this fall. Volunteers coach Jeremy Pruitt told reporters Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference spring meetings that both Kirkland and tight end James Brown have given up football ...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn’t changed anything about how he prepares for this season. That includes no talk of holding out or public demands for a new contract. The Titans quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner prefers to sh...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the Fourth of July, according to the Humphreys County.....
04:17, 2019-07-06

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
17:51, 2019-07-15

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
05:34, 2019-06-16

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environmental groups, the state sued the Tennessee Valley A...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wild....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. transfers to Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes announced Tuesday that Bailey will enroll in summer school. Bailey will sit out the 2019-20 season because of NCAA transfer r...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that its agents were on the scene of a shooting in Memphis on Wednesday night. The state police agency says the shoot...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal inside the GOP-dominant Statehouse. Primarily, it&...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her windshield....
18:51, 2019-06-04

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights and support the Equality Act. The pop star, who lives in Tennessee, posted a letter on social media early Saturday that she supported...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Tennessee extends coach Tony Vitello’s deal through June ’24 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024. Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday. The first-time head coach just led Tennessee to its first NCAA Tournament berth and 40-win season since 2005. The Vols went 2-2...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis in five locations within Bedford, Rutherford and Williamson counties. I...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Man killed, wife hurt in Tennessee stabbings; suspect sought NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee are searching for a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife. Metropolitan Nashville Police said in a news release that arrest warrants issued Saturday charge 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent,...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken into custody but not before he assaulted an officer, court documents said....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultimately claimed the lives of a pregnant woman and her...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
06:34, 2019-07-08

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
02:34, 2019-05-28

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her cage has been cited. The Times Free Press reports the bobcat named Evi wandered back into her enclosure Monday. She had been...
01:34, 2019-06-18

At least 220,000 Tennessee kids lost their health insurance due to lack of paperwork For years, TennCare used an insurance renewal system that largely didn't work. Poor families across the state have lost coverage due to lack of paperwork.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tribune and Lebanon Democrat from Ohio-based Sandusky Newspaper Group. The price wasn’t disclosed...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for him. News outlets report that a large group of people gathered to remember the life of 20-year-old Brandon Webber in Memphis late Friday. Family membe...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Division 2 Update: Server Status down as Ubisoft reveals big Title Update 5 news Division 2 Maintenance is coming today with a new update for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Here's all the changes you can expect, following some big Title Update 5 info during the State of Play livestream....
09:34, 2019-07-11

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes 1.09 Confirmed: Gunner Title Update is live on PS4, Xbox The Division 2 Title Update 4 Patch Notes have now been shared along with more details on how to unlock the Gunner Specialization. Here's everything you need to know....
20:00, 2019-06-18

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
19:34, 2019-07-02

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tennessee.        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-05-29

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change this year thanks to Gov. Bill Lee....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Xbox One UPDATE: Major Games Pass News as Microsoft release July 2019 console update Microsoft has announced some exciting news for the Xbox Game Pass in its July Update - a much-needed new feature is coming to a console near you very soon....
17:17, 2019-07-09

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth at the back of the restaurant in Clarksville, northern Tennessee.Dawn Moore had a horrible day becaus...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
03:34, 2019-05-29

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians have been charged in the case....
12:17, 2019-07-16

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early leader of the Klu Klux Klan....
08:00, 2019-07-13

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the chance to vote if the Royal......
01:34, 2019-05-25

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old son dead in Tennessee after driver deliberately mows them down, police say A Tennessee driver killed a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son and injured two other people when he intentionally mowed them down Monday, according to police. William David Phillips, 33, first hit pedestrian Tillman Gunter, 61, before driving less than a mile and running over Sierra Wilson Cahoon...
18:34, 2019-06-22

Tennessee detective, boyfriend arrested after violent incident, allegedly involving a hammer A Tennessee detective has been decommissioned after investigators said she and her boyfriend were arrested following a violent incident between the couple that allegedly involved a hammer....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
19:00, 2019-06-19

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t ditch your stash by flushing it down the toilet. That’s the message the Loretto Police Department is sending out in a Facebook post describing a re...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
06:00, 2019-07-04

Tennessee police warn flushing drugs could create hyper-aggressive ‘meth-gators’ NBC NEWS – A police department in Loretto, Tennessee, is asking residents to refrain from flushing drugs, such as methamphetamine, down the toilet to prevent “meth-gators.” In the Facebook post, the Loretto Police Department wrote that on Saturday, officers executed a search warran...
03:17, 2019-07-17

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
18:34, 2019-06-04

Tennessee man secretly lived in family's attic, snuck into 14-year-old girl’s room at night: cops A Tennessee man was arrested after he allegedly lived in a family's attic and would sneak into their 14-year-old daughter's bedroom to see her at night....
16:51, 2019-06-13

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-01

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
17:17, 2019-05-30

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt commits NCAA violation congratulating alma mater on hoops title Football coach Jeremy Pruitt's tweet congratulating his high school on winning a basketball title was one of the NCAA violations Tennessee reported.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-11

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
02:51, 2019-06-08

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
06:51, 2019-06-06

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
06:17, 2019-07-19

Union Budget Will Only Help Capitalists: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has slammed the union budget presented today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in parliament, saying the announcements made in the speech would only help......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Here Are 10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Union Budget The newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full Budget for 2019-20 on July 5 in the Lok Sabha. An budget is an annual financial statement of a government's finances which......
13:51, 2019-06-13

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game ended Portland’s 12-game, season-opening trip because of stadium renovations. The Timbers will re...
05:17, 2019-05-26

MLB, ump's union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Before July 5, Know All About Union Budget Documents Budget 2019: The upcoming budget follows an interim budget presented by the government in February 2019, the last ahead of the general elections. The July 5 Budget will be the first by the NDA......
06:00, 2019-06-19

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320; the union’s business manager told the Journal the Warren campaign agreed with “no pushback.”...
16:17, 2019-06-05

'None of them looked like me': Why Brianna Mason resolved to be the first black Miss Tennessee Brianna Mason spent four years working to reach her goal of becoming the first African American crowned Miss Tennessee. Next up: Miss America.        ...
06:34, 2019-07-02

'Hungry' Tennessee back in baseball tourney after hiatus 'Hungry' Tennessee not satisfied after earning 1st NCAA Tournament bid since 2005 College World Series appearance        ...
23:17, 2019-05-29

Tennessee courage award recipient Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
10:01, 2019-06-01

Tennessee courage award winner Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
03:34, 2019-06-02

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third strike Saturday at Colorado. The MLB Umpires Associ...
04:34, 2019-06-19

Union Budget Not For Common Man, Says Aam Aadmi Party The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said the Union Budget 2019-20 does not offer much to the common man or address the major economic challenges faced by the country at the moment....
17:17, 2019-07-05

This Union Guy Is Talking Some Real Hardcore Shit In a nation wracked by inequality, when organized labor is beset by enemies on all fronts, it is so refreshing to hear some good, old-fashioned, pure, unadulterated, threatening righteous shit talk from a union leader....
07:51, 2019-06-01

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Forward Andrew Wooten has signed with Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union after scoring 17 goals last season for Sandhausen in the German second division. Philadelphia said Thursday that Wooten was signed using targeted allocation money and will be added to the roster ...
03:51, 2019-06-21

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:00, 2019-06-01

Union jacked: Yanks, Red Sox total 12 runs in 1st The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
00:00, 2019-06-30

The Latest: Baseball union says ball has changed In the middle of MLB season that has seen home runs being hit at a record pace, union head Tony Clark says "I believe that the ball suddenly changed and I don't know why."       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
14:34, 2019-05-25

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to share in the companies' profits....
19:51, 2019-07-15

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
02:51, 2019-06-24

Serbia warns against creating Albania-Kosovo union Serbia’s foreign minister has denounced a move by Kosovo and Albania to boycott a regional conference, accusing them of wanting to create a joint state in the Balkans...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Top NRI Businessmen In Gulf Praise Union Budget 2019 Several leading Non-Resident Indians and businessmen in the Gulf region on Friday welcomed India's Union Budget for 2019-20 and listed rural electrification, agricultural, support to start-ups, women......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Nirmala Sitharaman To Present First Union Budget On July 5 The Union Budget for the current financial year will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on July 5, the government announced on Friday, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi......
20:51, 2019-05-31

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
23:34, 2019-05-27

Sadananda Gowda: From Student Leader To Union Minister From a student leader associated with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in Karnataka's Udupi to now a union minister in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for the second time,......
00:51, 2019-05-31

Baseball union says poor job done of marketing Mookie Betts Baseball players' union head Tony Clark says a poor job has been done of marketing Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, the reigning AL MVP       ...
11:51, 2019-07-10

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the region, reject......
18:34, 2019-07-10

San Francisco police union calls for chief’s resignation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union representing San Francisco police officers is calling for its chief to resign over his handling of the police raid of a freelance journalist’s home and office. Chief William Scott acknowledged Friday that the searches were probably illegal and apologized for the ...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with overwhelming sadness and a heavy heart that 32BJ mourn...
01:34, 2019-07-13

Union Minister's Son Arrested In Attempt To Murder Case Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel's son was arrested on Tuesday in an attempt to murder case that left four people injured in a clash in Madhya Pradesh. Seven others have also been arrested in the......
07:01, 2019-06-19

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as aims       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely thought to prefer Brexit to the union....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Castellanos takes control, NYCFC defeats Union 4-2 NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored two goals in the last 20 minutes to lead New York City FC to a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. The Union (10-4-5) twice rallied from one-goal deficits, with Maxililiano Moralez scoring on penalty kicks after Castellanos was foule...
05:17, 2019-06-30

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
03:00, 2019-07-09

German deputy finmin: EU banking union is more advanced than many think The European Union's banking union is more advanced than widely believed but it is still far from being complete, Germany's deputy finance minister said on Tuesday, adding that Europe would be able to react if a financial crisis happened....
11:51, 2019-06-18

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
09:34, 2019-06-18

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical condition of the patient suffering from the disease, the......
16:34, 2019-06-09

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Gabrielle Union's New York & Company Baby Collection Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:00, 2019-05-21

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
00:51, 2019-06-18

Gabrielle Union Got Possessed By a Doll on America's Got Talent Some people go on America's Got Talent to sing, or to tell jokes, or to dance. And some people go on it to prove they're creepy as hell. One contestant on Tuesday's episode......
08:51, 2019-06-05

Dead body found in Union Square Park A dead body was discovered lying in the grass at Union Square Park on Thursday afternoon, police said. Authorities were called shortly after noon to the park near East 15th Street and Union Square West, where they found the unidentified man unresponsive, police said and photographs show. He was pron...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Warren recognizes 2020 campaign staff union Elizabeth Warren acknowledged Thursday that her presidential campaign staff had unionized, meaning that she will not contest the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 claim, announced two days ago, to become the workers' exclusive representative....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly loss Coming off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when they play host to the Chicago Fire on Saturday....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Britain's TSB bank cutting 124 jobs in reorganisation -union British lender TSB is cutting 124 jobs as part of a restructuring at its head office, according to an email sent to bank staff by its employee union seen by Reuters on Thursday....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, union says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
13:51, 2019-06-06

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio joined the labor union’s president, Peter Ward, at its West 44th Street headquarters...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Spirit cuts workweek in wake of 737 MAX groundings: union Boeing Co's largest supplier Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc is reducing its workweek to 32 hours in response to the 737 MAX groundings, a labor union for the aerospace industry said on Friday....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Union acquires GK Bendik while opening international slot The Philadelphia Union moved to solidify their spot atop the MLS's Eastern Conference, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Joe Bendik on Friday in a trade with the Columbus Crew for a second-round draft pick in 2020....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Union Minister's Son Sent To Police Custody In Attempt To Murder Case A local court on Wednesday sent Union minister Prahlad Patel's 26-year-old son Prabal Patel, who was arrested in an attempt to murder case, to police custody for a day....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, according to a report by the Times Union. The case ...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary next month. So far, 5.9 million meals have ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Reports On High Unemployment Rate Misleading: Union Minister Union Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Monday said that reports about high unemployment rate in the country are misleading and asserted that employment generation is the priority of the government....
13:17, 2019-07-01

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
16:01, 2019-05-21

From BCCI To Union Cabinet, Anurag Thakur's Rise Through The Ranks Former BCCI chief Anurag Singh Thakur entered the big leagues today after being assigned as a Minister of State in the Finance Ministry. He was also picked as a Minister of State in the Ministry of......
14:01, 2019-05-31

Warren supports campaign staff decision to join union Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Thursday endorsed her campaign staff's decision to unionize, an expected move from the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who has made workers' rights a major part of her 2020 platform....
23:00, 2019-06-06

The Latest: African Union suspends Sudan over deadly unrest KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The African Union’s Peace and Security Council says it’s suspended Sudan’s participation in all AU activities “with immediate effect” over the deadly unrest in the country. The body ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
10:34, 2019-07-15

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union official says Police Commissioner Richard Ross’ comments about expecting officers to be fired over social media posts are “premature and irre...
07:17, 2019-06-20

Opinion: MLB umpires union's outburst was childish, unacceptable The MLB Umpires Association lashed out on Tuesday about the perceived leniency of Manny Machado's one-game suspension.       ...
05:51, 2019-06-20

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
08:17, 2019-07-19

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
19:34, 2019-06-12

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 bribes to dole out membership cards to nonunion workers Prosecutors say that Salvatore “Sal” Tagliaf...
01:51, 2019-07-11

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
18:34, 2019-06-05

The Soviet Union’s Jewish Tolstoy — Censored in Life, Now Revived Alexandra Popoff has written a biography of Vasily Grossman, the Soviet writer whose masterpiece, “Life and Fate,” compared Stalin’s regime to Hitler’s....
13:51, 2019-06-05

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that claim any more....
20:51, 2019-07-11

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
00:34, 2019-07-10

Warrington switch from union may start a trend, says Luther Burrell • Danny Care and Danny Cipriani said to have expressed interest• ‘If I can make it look fun, then other people will want to do it’Luther Burrell believes his switch to rugby league could pave the way for further union players to follow in his footsteps and has had conversations with Danny Care and D...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Coal union invites Democratic presidential hopefuls to their 'turf' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
18:34, 2019-07-09

Baseball union: Player approval needed to play in Montreal LONDON (AP) — Baseball’s players’ association says the Tampa Bay Rays would need permission from the union to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced Unio...
19:34, 2019-06-28

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spell travel chaos for thousands of passengers planning to go on holiday....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
17:34, 2019-05-21

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10. (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson ) After Hur...
20:34, 2019-05-21

Walmart Chile to resume talks with union amid strike Walmart Chile said on Monday it would resume talks with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week amid a major push by the global retail giant to automate jobs and slash costs....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A goalless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second ...
10:00, 2019-05-28

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob....
04:17, 2019-05-23

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
23:34, 2019-05-23

US's National Security Advisor Wants Britain To Leave European Union The United States wants Britain to leave the European Union as it would strengthen the NATO military alliance and show respect for the result of 2016's referendum, U.S. National Security Advisor John......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
18:51, 2019-07-05

BuzzFeed staff stages walkout over stalled union contract Angry journalists at BuzzFeed staged a walkout in four cities on Monday to protest what they say is management’s stonewalling of their efforts to hammer out a first-ever union contract. The union for the website known for cat videos and listicles says the company has been stalling over contract nego...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Union Minister S Jaishankar, Another BJP Nominee Win Rajya Sabha Poll External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and another Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, OBC leader Juglaji Thakor, won the Rajya Sabha byelection from Gujarat on Friday....
18:51, 2019-07-05

German union IG Metall accepts Osram takeover offer Germany's largest trade union, IG Metall, on Friday said it did not oppose a takeover offer from private equity firms Bain and Carlyle for German lighting group Osram after Osram's boards backed it....
12:17, 2019-07-05

Bail reform would turn NYC into ‘The Purge’: police union boss New York City will descend into lawless free-for-all for criminals — similar to the movie “The Purge” — when the new bail reform goes into effect, a police union official said. “New York state is becoming a revolving door for criminals,” SBA President Ed Mullins said in 970 A...
22:34, 2019-06-02

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff        ...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Ex-NFL linebacker says union cut pensions for retired players with brain injuries A former NFL linebacker claims he and other retired football players with brain injuries are having their pensions undercut by their own union. Andre Royal, 46, who played six years with the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts, says head injuries left him with debilitating seizures and a host o...
02:51, 2019-06-09

Ford to cut nearly 200 jobs at Edge, Flex plant in Ontario, union says The cuts come as overall demand for light vehicles, and some crossovers, cools in the U.S and Canada, and Ford moves to align production with demand....
04:34, 2019-07-20

Congress Fails To Open Account In 17 States And Union Territories After bitterly fought Lok Sabha elections, which lasted for over a month, the BJP is emerging victorious with a thumping majority of more than 300 seats and has cornered Congress to only 51 seats with......
02:34, 2019-05-24

Hector Figueroa, One of America's Most Vital Union Leaders, Dies at 57 Hector Figueroa, the head of SEIU 32BJ—one of the strongest and most politically active labor unions in New York—died suddenly last night at the age of 57....
19:51, 2019-07-12

BJP vs BJP? Yogi Adityanath's Caste Move Criticised By Union Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was told off by his own party government at the Centre today over a move to include 17 OBCs or Other Backward Classes in the list of Scheduled......
18:51, 2019-07-02

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that police Chief Todd Axtell gave “an incomplete ...
21:34, 2019-06-15

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
12:34, 2019-06-04

Larry J. Hanley, Who Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption, Dies at 62 A bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to organized crime....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Press union: Turkey think tank study is 'blacklisting document' The list mostly targets foreign media, including DW, for alleged bias against the Turkish government. The journalists' union has said that the list is another method of intimidation being used by Ankara....
22:51, 2019-07-07

Workers are ready to ditch passwords Workers across the world are ready to embrace new security measures and ditch passwords for good, new research has claimed.A report from Okta found that a majority of employees are prepared to embrace change due to the stress caused by needing to remember passwords for multiple devices.Over two-thir...
12:17, 2019-06-18

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and....
22:51, 2019-05-24

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
20:17, 2019-07-16

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
11:17, 2019-06-07

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and health care, its workers are far behind those in ...
16:17, 2019-07-01

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-07-20

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this week, Xu said that even as the company plans to intr...
08:17, 2019-06-28

California credit union to attempt Guinness record for shredding paper A Southern California credit union is inviting members of the public to dispose of their old documents in a Guinness World Record paper shredding attempt....
17:34, 2019-06-07

"Election Prize": Mamata Banerjee Slams "Visionless" Union Budget West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, has slammed the Union Budget, dubbing it "visionless"....
17:17, 2019-07-05

Gabrielle Union Roasts Dwyane Wade, Capes for Klay Thompson Actress and bestselling author Gabrielle Union’s newly jobless husband was pretty good at basketball in his day. The former Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers player managed to rack up three NBA titles, 13 All-Star team slots, and an NBA Finals MVP among a grocery list of accomplishme...
22:00, 2019-05-27

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conference, which took place in New York....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Union Budget 2019: Government To Launch Of National Transport Card The national transport card can be used for various modes of transport like railways, roadways and the national transport card will ease mobility for people in the country who use multiple modes of......
10:00, 2019-07-05

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
07:17, 2019-05-28

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot New Leader Of Rajya Sabha Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot has been appointed as the leader of Rajya Sabha. He will replace BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley, who opted out of the government citing health reasons...
19:00, 2019-06-11

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growing authoritarianism in the former Soviet country....
23:34, 2019-06-09

Ryanair Irish pilot union to decide on strike ballot next week Members of Ryanair's Irish pilot union are to decide next week whether to join British colleagues in holding a ballot on strike action, according to a memo distributed to members....
17:00, 2019-07-20

Union Budget 2019: Government Recommends Reduction Of GST From 12% To 5% On Electric Vehicles The Union Budget for 2019 has been announced and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a number of promises for the overall development of the country's economy. While there haven't been major......
10:00, 2019-07-05

UK Labour's trade union backers support second referendum on Brexit deal British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Gabrielle Union Needed To Tell Dwyane Wade That Milk Doesn't Cost $20 After years of scheduled practices, workouts, and games, the unstructured life of retirement can be a shock for any professional athlete who decides to hang it up for the last time at the end of their season. But for some, the shock of adjusting to everyday life doesn’t have to be a bad thing, as D...
22:00, 2019-05-25

A Democratic nominee favoring 'Medicare for all' will lose union votes in must-win states A Democratic nominee who supports replacing private health insurance with a government-run system would lose union voters in battleground states Democrats must win to reverse President Trump's 2016 victory, according to union officials....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of payments....
20:00, 2019-07-11

Former Union Minister Praful Patel Summoned In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in an alleged aviation scam involving cash strapped Air India that took place during the......
14:51, 2019-06-01

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
21:51, 2019-06-17

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
15:51, 2019-06-15

You Won't Believe the Basic Life Skills Gabrielle Union Has to Teach Dwyane Wade It's been just over a month since Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game. However, it looks like the former Miami Heat player is still getting used to retirement. "He has no idea......
18:17, 2019-05-22

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Gabrielle Union's Daughter Kaavia Is a Total Natural at Her Very First Award Show Baby Kaavia James Union Wade made her red carpet debut and she is here to slay. The 8-month-old made her big debut on the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards red carpet on Thursday......
01:51, 2019-07-12

Chile's Codelco submits final proposal in Chuquicamata union negotiations Chilean state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, presented its final offer in contract negotiations with three unions at its giant Chuquicamata mine on Friday as workers threatened to strike if the company does not meet demands....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Players’ health at risk in Africa Cup of Nations heat, says footballers’ union • Afternoon games at Egypt tournament could be played in 40C• Fifpro wants four mid-game breaks for drinks and towelsSerious concerns have been raised about the well-being of players at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where temperatures may reach 40C (104F) during some games.The tournament kicks...
19:17, 2019-06-20

New York Union Throws Weight Behind ‘Hometown Guy’ Bill de Blasio for 2020 A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the next mayor’s race in addition to the presidential contest....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Exeter v Saracens: Premiership rugby union final 2019 – live! Live updates from Twickenham, kick-off 3pm (BST)Rob Baxter hits back over Exeter playing styleRob Kitson: Saracens juggernaut ready to goFeel free to email Barry or tweet @bglendenning 2.44pm BST Related: Premiership finalists Exeter have more to offer than just their finishing move | Ugo Monye 2....
16:00, 2019-06-01

BuzzFeed News Is Part of a Union Wave at Digital Media Outlets The site’s journalists took part in an IRL protest after a series of tweets criticized the company’s refusal to recognize their affiliation with the News Guild....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
23:34, 2019-06-23

UK union officials expect Ford engine plant closure - source Officials from the Unite trade union expect carmaker Ford to announce the closure of its Bridgend engine manufacturing plant in Wales on Thursday, a source said....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Gabrielle Union designs baby clothing line in honor of her daughter The "Being Mary Jane" actress welcomed her baby girl in November 2018 and created a clothing line with New York & Company for her.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

US-China Trade Talks, Union Budget To Guide Markets: Experts Brent crude, the global oil benchmark rose sharply on Thursday after war like situation developed between Iran and the US after Iran shot down a US drone...
14:51, 2019-06-23

European Union Elections Kick Off As Polls Open In Britain, Netherlands Polls opened in the Netherlands on Thursday for European Parliament elections, launching four days of voting across the EU in which populists hope to make big gains....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Asaduddin Owaisi Slams Union Minister For Terrorism In Hyderabad Comment Hitting out at Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy for his reported comment that Hyderabad has become a safe zone for terrorists, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said such remarks will......
03:34, 2019-06-02

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of its 737 Max jets lies with the pilots, and claimed A...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Trusty scores late goal, lifts Union past Minnesota 3-2 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Auston Trusty scored in 86th minute and the Philadelphia Union moved to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Sunday. Trusty beat defender Brent Kallman to Ilsinho’s volley, made a deft stop and then beat goalkeeper Vito Mannone to...
05:17, 2019-06-03

MLB umpires union upset over Manny Machado's one-game suspension A day after Manny Machado was hit with a one-game suspension, the MLB Umpires Association issued a scathing statement on Twitter.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target people as they drive by sites or even park their cars in competitors’ lots....
17:51, 2019-07-02

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, as well as blatant, systematic discrimination. In ...
22:51, 2019-07-08

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spread of the virus....
17:00, 2019-07-15

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:17, 2019-07-02

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
01:51, 2019-06-08

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)       ...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research which dubbed it “no...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
17:17, 2019-06-11

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
21:17, 2019-06-08

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure government treats rural areas fairly....
07:34, 2019-07-13

Instacart Workers Discover an App Is a Terrible Boss Instacart has a checkered past when it comes to fair and dignified labor practices, and now dozens of its contract workers are claiming that the company app torments them into accepting shitty jobs or suffering the consequences.Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-15

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a significant portion of employees away from company...
16:34, 2019-05-22

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
14:01, 2019-06-19

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
14:34, 2019-07-17

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
23:01, 2019-06-27

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
14:51, 2019-07-09

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-based organizations start out earning thousands of...
00:00, 2019-07-10

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipment rodeo is the Superbowl of Highway Maintenance. ...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was announced Monday and isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
05:34, 2019-06-04

'I will never hear my father's voice': Ilya Kaminsky on deafness and escaping the Soviet Union Until his family migrated to the US when he was 16, the Ukrainian-born poet lived without sound. He discusses his family’s persecution and his first collection in a decadeIlya Kaminsky has only published two poetry collections in 15 years, but his second, Deaf Republic, has been hailed as “a contemp...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Bring Their Dance Moves and #WadeWorldTour to Italy If you ever needed that push to quit your job and travel the world, just take a look at Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's Instagram feeds. Ok, so we're not retired basketball......
21:17, 2019-07-18

Union Budget 2019: Comprehensive Restructuring Of National Highways Programme On The Cards Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said there will be a comprehensive restructuring of National Highways Programme to ensure creation of National Highways Grid of desirable capacity....
10:51, 2019-07-05

Hope Rome Can Help Mend Russia-European Union Ties, Says Vladimir Putin Russia President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would speak out clearly and consistently in favour of restoring fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help......
02:17, 2019-07-05

Gabrielle Union backs Klay Thompson over husband Dwyane Wade for All-NBA team Following the news that Klay Thompson didn't make an All-NBA team but Dwyane Wade received one vote, Gabrielle Union backed the Warriors star instead.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-25

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each other, whether over fracking, oil pipelines, coal pro...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
23:00, 2019-06-06

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
17:17, 2019-07-05

Union Budget "Path-Breaking, Comprehensive": NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Thursday praised the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman calling it path-breaking and comprehensive....
17:17, 2019-07-05

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
20:51, 2019-06-27

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
00:17, 2019-05-29

European Union, South America Bloc Reach Trade Deal After 20 Years The European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur sealed a blockbuster trade deal Friday, ending 20 years of talks over one of the world's largest regional commercial accords, negotiators......
09:34, 2019-06-29

European Union urges Iran to stop violating terms of nuclear deal The European Union on Tuesday called on Iran to ​roll back its decision to enrich uranium beyond the limits of the 2015 nuclear deal. “We continue to urge Iran not take further measures that undermine the nuclear deal to stop and to reverse all activities that are inconsistent with the JCPOA, includ...
17:17, 2019-07-09

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:00, 2019-06-17

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
05:51, 2019-06-13

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019 for also holding down a job at UPS, where she’s w...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday’s attack took place in the Mediterranean city of el-Arish as workers were building a fence arou...
23:34, 2019-06-22

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Accenture Retrains Its Workers as Technology Upends Their Jobs The consulting firm, an adviser on automation, has promised to retrain nearly every worker at risk of losing a job to technology, at a cost of nearly $1 billion a year....
03:00, 2019-06-24

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:17, 2019-06-12

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
07:17, 2019-06-22

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more time off ranks top of the wish list....
05:17, 2019-07-01

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just eaten on the same table. A Friday apology from the ...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
00:34, 2019-06-11

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December       ...
01:00, 2019-06-21

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was back behind the bar in Queens on Friday as the freshman congresswoman was slinging drinks in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist served up cocktails at the Queensboro bar in Jackson Heights to support minimum wage for bartenders and wai...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
04:51, 2019-06-11

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid growing U.S.-China tensions over trade and technolog...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Amazon Prime Day means protest for workers in Minnesota One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
22:17, 2019-07-16

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:17, 2019-05-30

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary meetings took the top three spots in the company's survey, poorly designed or implemented techn...
05:17, 2019-07-04

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds workers under 50 were signi...
16:00, 2019-06-06

BJP, Trinamool Workers Clash In Bengal Over "Jai Shri Ram" Chants Clashes broke out between the workers of the BJP and the Trinamool Congress allegedly over chanting of "Jai Shri Ram" at Gurap village in West Bengal's Hooghly district and one person was critically......
23:00, 2019-06-27

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher compensation for manager positions. We used self-r...
08:00, 2019-05-31

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new, $80 million mega-condo at 212 Fifth Ave. as part...
05:17, 2019-07-13

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax bill once you've retired....
18:51, 2019-07-20

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
21:34, 2019-07-15

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
18:51, 2019-07-08

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid increasing pressure to focus on pushing Amazon Prime ...
11:51, 2019-07-16

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system, Google Assistant.The company admitted on Thursda...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
09:34, 2019-07-16

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Ab...
07:00, 2019-05-23

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
12:51, 2019-07-20

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
22:34, 2019-07-11

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tourism ground to a halt. Hotels were empty, beaches w...
17:51, 2019-07-19

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
20:34, 2019-05-21

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Bombardier to lay off 550 workers at Thunder Bay, Ontario, plant: BNN Bloomberg Canada's Bombardier Inc is laying off half the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ontario, railway car plant, BNN Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a federal government source....
02:17, 2019-07-10

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
17:00, 2019-07-10

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are documented....
23:34, 2019-07-12

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 2019-07-12

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking slower than usual. Try increasing your speaking pace. I speed up, and the message disappears, only to...
17:00, 2019-07-08

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amazon’s fulfillment centers — the company’s massive w...
02:34, 2019-07-16

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Western Union shares drop on fear new Facebook cryptocurrency will take money transfer business Shares of Western Union fell on excitement around the potential of sending money internationally without fees with Facebook's new cryptocurrency....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re-elected in October....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Chicago cops have ‘deep mistrust’ of state’s attorney’s office, police union says in letter Citing what it described as a “deep mistrust,” the union representing Chicago police officers called this week for a special prosecutor for any Cook County, Ill., case in which a police officer is a victim of a crime or has been charged with misconduct....
15:00, 2019-07-03

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17:17, 2019-07-12

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pandering for votes during his quest for the presidenc...
22:51, 2019-05-28

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
18:34, 2019-07-12

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
15:00, 2019-07-14

Trade union holds up Silicon Valley residential project over potential threat to birds A California trade union is seeking to block a major residential construction project in the heart of housing-starved Silicon Valley, claiming there will be a bloodbath of birds due to the proposed building's reflective windows....
13:00, 2019-06-08

London business leaders condemn union plans for summer strikes on rail and Tube London's business leaders today condemned RMT union leaders threatening to cause a summer of chaos with strikes on South Western Railway and the Tube....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Union Leaders Vow 'Direct Action' Against Companies Involved in Trump Administration's Deportation Plans PHILADEPHIA—This afternoon at Netroots Nation, the annual conference of the professional activist left, two of America’s most prominently confrontational union leaders called for an escalation of direct labor action against the Trump administration’s deportation policies....
04:17, 2019-07-12

Chile Codelco sweetens offer to avoid strike at Chuquicamata mine -union officials Chilean state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, presented workers from three unions with a sweetened contract offer late Wednesday, hoping to avert a strike at the century-old Chuquicamata, union leaders told Reuters....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Heckled By BJP Workers, Car Vandalised, Alleges Trinamool Congress Leader Trinamool Congress MLA Udyan Guha alleged that he was heckled by BJP activists in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Sunday and his car vandalised as he was on his way to a party programme....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
23:17, 2019-06-04

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and beer. But the company has attracted criticism for its......
16:00, 2019-06-28

Public sector workers to receive biggest pay rise in six years Public sector workers including teachers, soldiers and police officers will reportedly be given pay rises above inflation as part of new government plans....
12:34, 2019-07-19

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
05:17, 2019-06-03

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there. Fire Official J. Gaekwad says the boundary wall of a multi-story residential apartment building collapsed in Pune early Satur...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Angry at your employer? More workers, like Wayfair walkout protesters, are speaking up Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
16:00, 2019-06-28

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employeesThis year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare housekeeper left her job just three hours into her shift and caught a bus to Shelby county gen...
15:00, 2019-06-28

Mayawati's Party Sacks 2 Brothers For Allegedly Misbehaving With Workers Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday expelled two former legislators - Guddu Pandit and his brother Mukesh Sharma - for misbehaving with the party workers during campaigning forthe Lok Sabha election....
14:51, 2019-06-28

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00, 2019-06-11

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby Diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
04:34, 2019-06-28

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders about Neymar and Antoine Griezmann..."...
11:17, 2019-07-09

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-02

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
18:51, 2019-06-19

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in connection with Saturday’s all-out melee in Lakewood du...
19:34, 2019-06-21

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The Democratic governor and several nationwide...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
08:00, 2019-06-21

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the same family, federal officials announced....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Police pose as utility workers to catch distracted drivers MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since a law combating distracted driving passed in Georgia, and police are getting creative to make sure drivers keep adhering to it. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports three Marietta police officers posed as utility workers We...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin’s close allies. The mass walkout included a ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful restaurant chain over wages and working conditions.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-24

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 others trapped in the rubble. The city police chief, Thul Phorsda, says 10 workers have been rescued fo...
07:17, 2019-06-22

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. William Littleton, 31, said he was abruptly fired...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on workers and technology, run by the Fabian Society ...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Disabled workers help Haitians who lost limbs in 2010 quake Haitians who lost a limb in the devastating 2010 earthquake are getting help nearly a decade later thanks to a small group of disabled workers at an institution run by Haiti’s Episcopal Diocese who are fitting victims with prosthesis...
08:00, 2019-07-10

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the year -- on the same level as Black Friday -- with exten......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online retailer....
11:00, 2019-07-15

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed as missing was recovered Saturday, five days after the tunnel crumbled with the workers inside. The ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machines....
18:34, 2019-06-06

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known as White Helmets, said Thursday’s airstrike...
16:34, 2019-06-20

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit says the store’s employees were ...
13:51, 2019-05-30

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-15

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for transitioning from day to play”.It is not so much the s...
01:17, 2019-06-23

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
17:51, 2019-07-12