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Brian Marcotte
| November 17th, 2019  8:00 AM
Same as it ever was: worker health benefit costs rise again
In the ever-shifting world of company-provided health insurance, here’s a constant: It keeps getting more expensive. Workers may learn that their doctor will no longer be covered or they might have to pay a higher deductible before most coverage begins. Meanwhile, the employer paying most of the insurance bill faces the same big concern…
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Little Rock teachers consider options after one-day strike
Little Rock teachers consider options after one-day strike
November 15th, 2019  10:34 PM

The head of Little Rock’s teachers union says another strike or other action to protest Arkansas’ takeover of the school district and their loss of collective bargaining rights is possible

United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford
United Auto Workers approve new 4-year contract with Ford
November 15th, 2019  9:57 PM

Members of the United Auto Workers union at Ford Motor Co. have voted to approve a new 4-year contract with company

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Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license
November 15th, 2019  7:42 PM

Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is telling Nevada regulators they can’t revoke his gambling license over allegations of workplace sexual harassment because he’s no longer affiliated with the company that carries his name

Pensioners struggling to survive join Chile protests
Pensioners struggling to survive join Chile protests
November 15th, 2019  12:19 PM

Retirees struggling to survive join Chile protests, seek overhaul to dictatorship-era pension system

GM strike pushes industrial production down 0.8% last month
GM strike pushes industrial production down 0.8% last month
November 15th, 2019  9:30 AM

GM strike pushes industrial production down 0.8% and manufacturing output 0.6% in October

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GM strike pushes US industrial production down 0.8% in October; manufacturing output tumbles 0.6%
November 15th, 2019  9:17 AM

GM strike pushes US industrial production down 0.8% in October; manufacturing output tumbles 0.6%

Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline
Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline
November 15th, 2019  8:43 AM

Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline as workers fear nearly 1,000 job cuts

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Workers strike at South Africa’s state-owned airline
November 15th, 2019  3:18 AM

Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline as workers fear nearly 1,000 job cuts

Little Rock teachers strike over state’s control of district
Little Rock teachers strike over state’s control of district
November 14th, 2019  11:27 PM

Little Rock teachers are striking for the first time in more than three decades over the state’s control of the local school system and a panel’s decision to strip their union’s collective bargaining rights

Leader of pilots’ union blasts Boeing over grounded plane
Leader of pilots’ union blasts Boeing over grounded plane
November 14th, 2019  3:53 PM

The president of the pilots’ union at Southwest Airlines is escalating a fight with Boeing over the grounded 737 Max

US producer prices up 0.4% in October
US producer prices up 0.4% in October
November 14th, 2019  8:58 AM

US producer prices up 0.4% in October, biggest gain in 6 months, reflecting jump in energy costs

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South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights pre-strike
November 14th, 2019  2:23 AM

South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights ahead of strike over expected job cuts

Chicago teachers to vote on deal that ended 11-day strike
Chicago teachers to vote on deal that ended 11-day strike
November 14th, 2019  12:06 AM

Chicago teachers are voting on the tentative contract deal that suspended an 11-day strike

Jerome Powell
Fed’s Powell sees steady growth, signals pause in rate cuts
November 13th, 2019  4:26 PM

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell expresses optimism on economy, sees rates unchanged

Rory Gamble
Union enacts ethics reforms in wake of federal investigation
November 13th, 2019  2:29 PM

United Auto Workers union to tighten financial controls, make ethics changes in wake of federal corruption probe

Jerome Powell
The Latest: Powell says US unemployment could go lower
November 13th, 2019  11:47 AM

Fed Chair Powell says US unemployment rate could go lower without necessarily spurring inflation

Truckers file 1st suit contesting California gig economy law
Truckers file 1st suit contesting California gig economy law
November 12th, 2019  9:24 PM

The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy

Trump claims credit for economy, jobs in New York speech
Trump claims credit for economy, jobs in New York speech
November 12th, 2019  2:53 PM

President Donald Trump is claiming credit for the nation's strong economic performance under his leadership in a speech at the Economic Club of New York Tuesday

McDonald's workers say anti-harassment efforts fall short
McDonald's workers say anti-harassment efforts fall short
November 12th, 2019  12:22 PM

McDonald's workers say company's anti-harassment efforts fall short

Trump to claim credit for economy, jobs in New York speech
Trump to claim credit for economy, jobs in New York speech
November 12th, 2019  12:09 PM

President Donald Trump is claiming credit for nation's strong economic performance under his leadership at a speech at the Economic Club of New York Tuesday

Germany's Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration in dispute
Germany's Lufthansa, union agree to arbitration in dispute
November 12th, 2019  11:34 AM

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

Jair Bolsonaro
Brazil launches job program amid mass unemployment
November 11th, 2019  7:43 PM

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has launched a jobs program largely based on tax reductions as the country struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work

Germany's ruling parties OK pension reform to help women
Germany's ruling parties OK pension reform to help women
November 10th, 2019  1:06 PM

Germany's governing parties have agreed to reform the country's pension system, setting aside an ideological dispute that had threatened to unravel the coalition government

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Allegiant settles with union; pilots blocked from striking
November 9th, 2019  4:12 PM

Allegiant Air settles a lawsuit against the Teamsters over a threat by pilots to walk off the job

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