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The Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors after a 6-day closure due to an employee strike

Feb. 25, 2024 19:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors on Sunday after a six-day closure because of striking employees demanding better maintenance of the historic landmark, showing traces of rust, and salary hikes. The operator of the 330-meter (1,083-foot) tower said in a statement...

California State University student workers vote to unionize, creating largest such union in country

Feb. 23, 2024 16:44 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Undergraduate student workers at California State University voted to join a union to negotiate better pay, sick time, paid parking and other benefits with the university, officials announced Friday. The California Public Employment Relations Board said 7,252...

Pembina Pipeline: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 22, 2024 18:43 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Pembina Pipeline Corp. (PBA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $512.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta-based company said it had net income of 89 cents. The results exceeded Wall Street...

Ford and UAW reach local contract agreement at Kentucky Truck plant, averting threat of a strike

Feb. 21, 2024 10:28 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative agreement on a local contract at the company's largest and most profitable factory, averting the threat of a strike. The union said last week said that nearly 9,000 workers at the Kentucky...

Unions oppose plan to move NBA, NHL teams to northern Virginia, another blow to Youngkin-backed deal

Feb. 20, 2024 18:30 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Influential labor groups announced Tuesday they are opposing efforts to move two professional sports franchises from the nation's capital to northern Virginia, citing in part an apparent inability to reach a satisfactory deal for union workers on the construction projects. ...

What's behind Germany's transport strikes that have stranded air, rail and bus travelers?

Feb. 20, 2024 10:05 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of travelers across Germany found themselves stranded on Tuesday when ground staff walked off the job at seven of the country’s biggest airports. The one-day strike by the Ver.di labor union, which runs until 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, affects several hundred...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Feb. 19, 2024 15:02 PM EST

Traverse City Record-Eagle. February 16, 2024. Editorial: Jail diversion corrects the systems A young man overdoses, and is so far gone that six doses of Narcan are required to bring him back to life. That night, the 21-year-old cried for hours because...

German labor union calls on Lufthansa ground staff to strike at 7 airports on Tuesday

Feb. 18, 2024 08:33 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A labor union in Germany has called on ground staff for Lufthansa to walk off the job at seven airports on Tuesday following a similar strike earlier this month. The Ver.di union said Sunday that the one-day strike will affect the airports in Frankfurt and Munich,...

Auto workers threaten to strike again at Ford's huge Kentucky truck plant in local contract dispute

Feb. 16, 2024 16:37 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike next week at Ford Motor Co.'s largest and most profitable factory in a dispute over local contract language. The union said Friday that nearly 9,000 workers at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville will...

Ford CEO says company will rethink where it builds vehicles after last year's autoworkers strike

Feb. 15, 2024 17:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Last fall's contentious United Auto Workers' strike changed Ford's relationship with the union to the point where it will “think carefully” about where it builds future vehicles, Ford's top executive said Thursday. CEO Jim Farley told the Wolfe Research Global...