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Minnesota nurses reach tentative contract, averting strike

Dec. 06, 2022 18:54 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The union representing Minnesota nurses announced Tuesday that it has reached tentative contract agreements with 15 hospitals in the Twin Cities and Duluth areas, averting a strike that was scheduled to begin Sunday. The tentative agreements, which still...

Judge dismisses OT fraud charges against 48 CHP officers

Dec. 04, 2022 17:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed felony wage theft and fraud charges against 48 Highway Patrol Officers who were accused in an overtime fraud scheme. The Sacramento Bee reports the dismissals last Thursday ended most of the criminal cases against 54 CHP officers in East...

DeGrom's deal with Rangers could be worth $222M for 6 years

Dec. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EST

Jacob deGrom's $185 million, five-year contract with Texas includes a pair of conditional options, one that protects the Rangers against an arm injury and another that would make the deal worth $222 million over six seasons if he is remains a top pitcher at the end of 2027. The deal...

Secure with 5-year deal, Clark pushes to make MLBPA stronger

Nov. 30, 2022 19:32 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tony Clark has never had more clout as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The 50-year-old helped the union navigate a tumultuous stretch that included a pandemic-shortened 2020 season and a new labor deal in March that not...

Qatar says worker deaths for World Cup 'between 400 and 500'

Nov. 29, 2022 07:30 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A top Qatari official involved in the country's World Cup organization has put the number of worker deaths for the tournament “between 400 and 500” for the first time, a drastically higher number than any other previously offered by Doha. The comment by...

More than 150 agents back striking HarperCollins workers

Nov. 28, 2022 17:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 150 literary agents, whose clients include Danielle Jackson, V.E. Schwab and L.A. Chandlar, have signed an open letter to HarperCollins vowing to “omit” the publisher from upcoming book submissions until it reaches an agreement with striking employees. ...

Railway workers in Austria to strike Monday in pay standoff

Nov. 27, 2022 06:47 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Railway workers in Austria are set to hold a one-day strike on Monday after a failed round of talks in pay negotiations. The Austria Press Agency reported Sunday that both sides said the fifth round of talks on pay for some 50,000 employees of about 65 railway...

On outskirts of Doha, laborers watch World Cup they built

Nov. 26, 2022 09:52 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Far from Doha's luxury hotels and sprawling new World Cup stadiums, scores of South Asian workers poured into a cricket ground in the city’s sandy outskirts to enjoy the tournament they helped create. Unlike the official FIFA fan zone near Doha’s pristine...

Foxconn apologizes for pay dispute at China factory

Nov. 24, 2022 10:38 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The company that assembles Apple Inc.’s iPhones apologized Thursday for a pay dispute that triggered employee protests at a factory where anti-virus controls have slowed production. Employees complained Foxconn Technology Group changed the terms of wages offered to...

Red Cross: Afghans will struggle for their lives this winter

Nov. 21, 2022 02:14 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — More Afghans will be struggling for survival as living conditions deteriorate in the year ahead, a top official of the International Committee of the Red Cross said in an interview, as the country braces for its second winter under Taliban rule. The...