Latest Strikes News

Germany's Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration in dispute

Nov. 12, 2019 11:35 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it has agreed to enter arbitration with a union representing cabin crew workers, averting the possibility of more strikes for the time being. Lufthansa said Tuesday in a joint statement with the UFO union that recent talks between the two sides had...

Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district's control

Nov. 11, 2019 5:12 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock teachers will go on strike for one day this week over an Arkansas panel's decision to strip their collective bargaining power and complaints about state control of the 23,000-student district, union officials said Monday. The strike that will take place Thursday will be...

Little Rock teachers union announces one-day strike over state's decision to strip collective bargaining power

Nov. 11, 2019 11:01 AM EST
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock teachers union announces one-day strike over state's decision to strip collective bargaining power.

Allegiant settles with union; pilots blocked from striking

Nov. 9, 2019 4:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air has settled a lawsuit against the Teamsters with union pilots agreeing not to strike over changes in the airline's crew-scheduling system. A federal magistrate judge in Las Vegas signed an order Friday that ends the case and makes permanent an injunction against a strike or...

German airline Lufthansa's crews on strike for 2nd day

Nov. 8, 2019 2:38 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's flagship airline, Lufthansa, has canceled hundreds of flights as a strike by cabin crews enters its second day. Some 600 flights, primarily from the Frankfurt and Munich hubs, were canceled Friday, the dpa news agency reported. On the first day of the 48-hour strike, 700 flights...

Strike plans unclear, Little Rock teachers hold 'walk-ins'

Nov. 6, 2019 4:57 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock teachers have given few clues on whether they'll strike because of Arkansas' decision to no longer recognize their union, but they're staging other demonstrations aimed at drawing attention to the end of their collective bargaining rights and the state's ongoing control...

Zimbabwe police stop protest march by civil servants

Nov. 6, 2019 9:11 AM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police Wednesday blocked government workers from marching to protest for better salaries, a day after dozens of public hospital doctors were fired for striking for more pay. Strikes have become frequent in the southern African country in recent weeks as the economy...

Striking teachers rally in Croatia for higher wages

Nov. 6, 2019 8:29 AM EST

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — More than 2,000 teachers and other employees in Croatia's education system have rallied in the capital of Zagreb to press for higher wages after being on strike for nearly a month. Carrying banners and blowing whistles, the protesters marched Wednesday through the city before...

Germany's Lufthansa cancels 1,300 flights because of strike

Nov. 6, 2019 7:57 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Lufthansa is canceling around 1,300 flights on Thursday and Friday because of a planned strike by a union representing cabin crew in Germany. The UFO union has called members out on a 48-hour strike starting at midnight. It is part of a bitter dispute with Germany's biggest airline about pay...

Teachers strike shuts down thousands of Dutch schools

Nov. 6, 2019 4:04 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A daylong strike by Dutch teachers has shut down thousands of schools across the country, the latest mass protest in what is becoming an autumn of discontent in the Netherlands. Organizers say Wednesday's strike has forced the closure of more than 4,000 schools nationwide. It...