||Last Updated: Apr 30, 2017 - 8:56:14 AM
22,600 retired US coal miners face loss of health benefits on May 1
Nearly 23,000 retired coal miners and their spouses will be cut off health insurance on May 1 unless Congress passes a stop gap measure to shore up the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Health and Retirement Funds.
Apr 26, 2017 - 12:05:29 PM
Union calls on Levi Strauss to weigh into battle over sacked dockers
The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has called on clothing maker Levi Strauss to pressure the Madagascar government into enforcing labour laws and get 43 port workers, dismissed for unionising, reinstated.
Apr 25, 2017 - 4:01:50 PM
Truckers Strike Pits The People Against The Kremlin
Russia’s long-haul truckers began a work stoppage on March 27
Apr 24, 2017 - 11:17:47 AM
Road Rage: How a New Tax Has Turned Dagestani Truckers Into Russia's Most Stoic Protesters
A road tax that could cut truckers’ salaries by half is escalating one of Russia’s most enduring protests
Apr 21, 2017 - 9:29:51 AM
Union Says It Organized Ground Service Workers at United and Alaska Subsidiaries
The largest airline union is expanding its reach, organizing the ground service workers who have largely been left out of the airline industry's remarkable post-recession recovery.
Apr 20, 2017 - 11:16:06 AM