Latest Labor negotiations News

Germany's Lufthansa, union reach pay deal for ground staff

Aug. 04, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa and a union representing its ground staff in Germany reached a deal Thursday to end a pay dispute, a week after a one-day strike that forced the airline to cancel more than 1,000 flights. The deal between Lufthansa and the ver.di service workers' union,...

1st Trader Joe's union approved at Massachusetts store

Jul. 28, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

Employees at a Trader Joe’s supermarket in Massachusetts on Thursday became the latest workers at a major company to approve a labor union. The store in Hadley, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) west of Boston, is the first Trader Joe’s with an employees union, although workers at...

American Crystal Sugar workers reject 17% raise over 4 years

Jul. 28, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Workers at the largest sugar beet processor in the U.S. have rejected a contract offer that includes a 17% pay increase over four years. Union president John Riskey said the offer from American Crystal Sugar was recently rejected by an overwhelming margin,...

Resorts reaches deal with union; only 1 casino without pact

Jul. 28, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Resorts casino reached an agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union on Wednesday, leaving only one of the city's nine casinos without a new labor agreement. That casino, the Golden Nugget, will sit down at the bargaining table Thursday with...

Over 1,000 Lufthansa flights canceled as staff strikes

Jul. 27, 2022 06:02 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline's German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe. About 134,000 passengers had to change their travel plans...

To preserve jobs, UAW head says battery plants must be union

Jul. 25, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — If the United Auto Workers union can't organize workers at new electric-vehicle battery factories that will supply Detroit's three automakers, the union's future would be in serious doubt. Ray Curry, president of the 372,000-member UAW, says union...

German union calls 1-day strike by Lufthansa ground staff

Jul. 25, 2022 05:31 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German union has called on Lufthansa ground staff to walk out on a one-day strike Wednesday in a dispute over pay. The ver.di service workers' union said Monday that the call applies to all Lufthansa locations in Germany. It comes amid negotiations on pay for about...

MLB, union have Monday deadline for international draft deal

Jul. 24, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The market for a free agent group that includes Anthony Rizzo, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale and Charlie Morton may start to get defined Monday, the deadline for the union and Major League Baseball to agree on an international draft that would start in 2024. If the...

About 2,500 Boeing workers to strike after rejecting deal

Jul. 24, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Roughly 2,500 Boeing workers are expected to go on strike next month at three plants in the St. Louis area after they voted Sunday to reject a contract offer from the plane maker. The strike is planned to begin Aug. 1 at Boeing manufacturing facilities in...

Tony Clark appears likely to stay on as baseball union head

Jul. 19, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Clark appears likely to stay on as head of the baseball players’ association. "There’s a lot of work that needs to be done, and I am more than committed to continue to do it,” the former All-Star first baseman told the Baseball Writers’ Association...