Latest Labor negotiations News

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

Oct. 16, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S. After days of...

Union of film and television crew members reaches deal with studios, averting strike and massive production shutdown

Oct. 16, 2021 20:19 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Union of film and television crew members reaches deal with studios, averting strike and massive production shutdown.

Pritzker delays vaccine deadline for some state workers

Oct. 16, 2021 11:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has pushed back a deadline for state employees of veterans' homes, prisons and other congregate facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as his office negotiates with labor unions representing some workers. Pritzker, who in August...

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

Oct. 14, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades. The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached Wednesday....

Vegas district's vaccination mandate for workers pending

Oct. 14, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials of several employee unions say they haven't had any negotiations with the metro Las Vegas school district since its board voted to generally require that employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The...

Film TV workers union says strike to start next week

Oct. 13, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would bring a...

Union says film and television crews will start nationwide strike Monday if deal with studios, producers isn't reached

Oct. 13, 2021 11:01 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Union says film and television crews will start nationwide strike Monday if deal with studios, producers isn't reached.

Seattle carpenters approve new contract after 3-week strike

Oct. 12, 2021 08:13 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle-area carpenters have approved a new contract with their employers following a nearly three-week strike that slowed construction work across the region and exposed internal divisions among the union’s 12,000 members. The Northwest Carpenters...

Most Deere workers reject contract offer from tractor maker

Oct. 11, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — The vast majority of United Auto Workers union members rejected a contract offer from Deere & Co. Sunday that would have delivered at least 5% raises to the workers who make John Deere tractors and other equipment. “The tentative agreement...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Oct. 11, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

Detroit News. Oct. 9, 2021. Editorial: Treaty should take Whitmer out of Line 5 fight Gov. Gretchen Whitmer finds herself in a place where a Michigan governor should not be — at the center of an international treaty dispute with America’s closest...