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Ludlow Massacre site work reveals symbols lost for a century

Nov. 26, 2021 10:11 AM EST

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Ludlow Massacre more than a century ago was one of the most violent events in U.S. labor history and a wake-up call for the nation about brutal and often deadly coal mine work. Recent preservation efforts at the site about...

Spanish metalworkers call off strike after pay rise deal

Nov. 25, 2021 10:51 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Trade unions representing metalworkers in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz called off a nine-day strike and workers began returning to their jobs Thursday after reaching a pay agreement with employers covering the next three years. Workers had...

Kellogg's to replace some striking workers after talks stall

Nov. 23, 2021 12:32 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said it failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery,...

Phoenix airport restaurant, coffee shop workers go on strike

Nov. 22, 2021 17:17 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A union representing the largest group of food service workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport went on strike Monday — during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year — to amplify concerns over wages, health insurance and retirement contributions. ...

Top 2 Pennsylvania school pension system execs out of jobs

Nov. 22, 2021 14:30 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The top two executives at Pennsylvania’s largest public pension system will leave their jobs under resolutions approved by the system's board Thursday, amid two federal investigations into the agency and calls by board members for their resignations over lackluster...

Ex-Arizona CEO of care facilities gets 3 years probation

Nov. 19, 2021 19:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the former head of a company that operates residential health and care facilities for vulnerable children and adults around Arizona has been sentenced to three years of supervised probation. The Friday...

Macy's, Kohl's post strong results heading into holidays

Nov. 18, 2021 12:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Department store chains Macy's and Kohl's delivered strong results for the fiscal third quarter as shoppers go back to buying dresses and other goods that fell to the bottom of the shopping list when the pandemic struck. Macy's and Kohl's swung to a...

Deere workers approve 3rd contract offer, will end strike

Nov. 17, 2021 22:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Deere & Co. workers approved a new contract Wednesday that will deliver 10% raises immediately and end a monthlong strike for more than 10,000 employees. The United Auto Workers union said 61% of its members approved the deal with the tractor maker on...

Boston museum workers on 1-day strike over pay, COVID safety

Nov. 17, 2021 17:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Pandemic-weary workers at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts went on a one-day strike Wednesday over stalled contract negotiations with management, the latest strike amid an monthslong uptick in labor action nationwide. Members of the Museum of Fine Arts Union...

Striking workers in Spain clash with police, seek pay hikes

Nov. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EST

CÁDIZ, Spain (AP) — Metalworkers burned street barricades for a second straight day in Spain's southern city of Cádiz on Wednesday, as trade unions demanded wage increases in line with a recent spike in inflation across the European Union. Workers cut some roads...