Latest Labor negotiations News

Union warns of 'labor disputes' if casino contracts expire

May. 20, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For people and groups planning to stay in Atlantic City, the resort's main union for casino workers is warning that “labor disputes” could occur if the casinos don’t agree to new contracts by a May 31 deadline. The move comes at the start of what...

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

May. 18, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining...

Los Angeles Unified predicts accelerating enrollment decline

May. 18, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders of the giant Los Angeles Unified School District have been told that enrollment is expected to significantly decrease over the next decade. The latest prediction in the ongoing decline was presented to the Board of Education in a budget workshop Tuesday....

Flight attendants' union supports Frontier-Spirit merger

May. 17, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest union for U.S. flight attendants threw its support Tuesday behind Frontier Airlines' proposal to buy Spirit Airlines after it reached a deal with Frontier on how to combine cabin crews at the two carriers. The Association of Flight Attendants, which...

Pilots at United will vote on contract after tentative deal

May. 13, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines and its pilots' union said Friday they reached tentative agreement on the outline of a new contract, a notable deal while labor tension has increased in the airline industry. The leader of the United chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association, Michael...

Union at Mexico GM plant says deal reached on new contract

May. 11, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The union at a General Motors assembly plant in northern Mexico reached an agreement for a new contract with the company that it says improves conditions for workers, a goal of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade pact. The Independent Union of Auto Industry...

Contract talks near for thousands of West Coast dockworkers

May. 06, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Contract negotiations between 22,000 workers at 29 West Coast ports and representatives of shipping companies will begin next week with automation and its impact on jobs emerging as a major point of contention amid supply chain issues. Talks between the...

Atlantic City casino workers seek ‘significant’ pay raise

May. 04, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As Atlantic City’s casinos work to recover financially from the coronavirus pandemic, the workers who keep those casinos operating are trying to do the same. The main union representing casino workers in Atlantic City tells The Associated Press it is...

667K Minnesota workers to get pandemic 'hero pay' bonuses

May. 02, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Some 667,000 Minnesota workers who were on the front lines of the pandemic can expect to claim their $750 bonus checks in 10 to 12 weeks, state officials said Monday. Cabinet commissioners laid out some details as Democratic Gov. Tim Walz held a ceremonial...

1,000 CNH Industrial workers strike in Iowa, Wisconsin

May. 02, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

More than 1,000 workers at two CNH Industrial plants went on strike Monday in search of a better deal with the company that makes agriculture and construction equipment. The United Auto Workers union said the workers in Racine, Wisconsin, and Burlington, Iowa, went on strike at noon...