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Volkswagen's US workers vote against joining union Map of Tennessee  Tennessee: In a surprise move, US workers have voted against union representation at a Volkswagen car plant in the southern state of Tennessee US fast-food workers in strike  Fast-food restaurant workers across the US are staging a 24-hour strike in protest against low wages BART commuter rail faces strike threat  San Francisco Bay Area: The commuter rail could face a second strike in a year as negotiations between labour unions and the transit agency reach an impasse US fast-food workers on strike  Fast-food workers in dozens of US cities are on strike, union leaders say, in what could be one of the industry's biggest walkouts BART strike ends  San Francisco Bay Area: San Francisco Bay's transit rail service resumes after two labour unions called off a strike, as difficult negotiations continue BART strike creates major delays for commuters
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B. 2017-02-20 Day Without Immigrants: 'More than 100 fired over strike USA
C. 2014-08-04 LinkedIn in $6m labour violation settlement San Francisco Bay Area
D. 2014-02-14 Volkswagen's US workers vote against joining union Tennessee
E. 2013-12-05 US fast-food workers in strike USA
5. 2013-10-17 BART commuter rail faces strike threat San Francisco Bay Area
G. 2013-08-29 US fast-food workers on strike USA
7. 2013-07-07 BART strike ends San Francisco Bay Area
2013-07-01 BART strike creates major delays for commuters San Francisco Bay Area

LinkedIn in $6m labour violation settlement  San Francisco Bay Area: LinkedIn has agreed to pay $6m (3.6m) in wages and damages after regulators found it failed to account for all the hours worked by its employees   Uber sparks taxi strikes in Europe
Day Without Immigrants: 'More than 100 fired over strike

year 2017 Top ^

  More than 100 workers in the US have lost their jobs after taking part in last week's Day Without Immigrants protest, US media say

year 2014 Top ^

  European Union: Transport in Paris, Madrid, London, Milan, Berlin has been disrupted by strikes affecting taxis and rail services


year 2013 Top ^

  San Francisco Bay Area: The first BART strike in 16 years is underway this morning. Workers walked off the job just after failing to come to terms on a new contract.    A labour strike shuts down San Francisco's transit rail system, the fifth-largest in the US, snarling the morn...
Jun.24 American factory boss held hostage by scores of workers  Beijing: Chip Starnes, 42, said he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by workers demanding severance package...

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.11 Thousands march as Michigan weighs 'right-to-work' bill   U. S. Midwest: A mass protest is under way at the Capitol in the state of Michigan as lawmakers seemed set to pass a measure limiting labour union powers Mar.30 Audit finds violations at Apple supplier  China: A report on working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn documents dozens of major labor-rights violations, including excessive overtime, unpaid... Jan.11 Nike agrees $1m Indonesia payout  Sportswear group Nike has agreed compensation in a dispute with workers in Indonesia over unpaid overtime

year 2011 Top ^

Feb.19 Unions under fire as states ax benefits   Wisconsin: In Wisconsin and Ohio governors and lawmakers there are trying to limit or end public workers' collective bargaining ability, neutering the ...

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.6 Wal-Mart bias case to top court  U.S. Supreme Court: The US Supreme Court has agreed to consider Wal-Mart's challenge to a major lawsuit alleging the retail chain discriminated against female e... Jun.12 Spirit Airlines pilots strike; flights canceled  Miami: Hundreds of pilots walked off their jobs on Saturday morning after negotiations over pay with the low-cost carrier hit a stalemate

year 2009 Top ^

Jun.9 Hollywood actors agree pay deal  Southern California: The main US actors' union has agreed a deal with the major studios after a year of acrimonious pay talks which almost led to strike action Jun.8 Boston Globe workers reject plan  Workers at one of the oldest big-city newspapers in the US have rejected the latest cost-cutting package proposed by their managers Mar.9 Ford staff accept working changes
. Detroit

year 2008 Top ^

Jun.30 Hollywood actors mull pay offer
. Southern California Apr.24 Report ties U.S. retailers to sweatshop

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.10 Broadway stagehands go on strike
. New York Nov.4 Hollywood writers to go on strike. Southern California Feb.6 Wal-Mart bias case to go to trial   A lawsuit is claiming pay discrimination against more than a million female employees after a court approved the action

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.22 Transport workers end strike
  New York: Transport union leaders voted to end a 3-day strike that forced millions of commuters to walk, cycle, skate Dec.20 Strike shuts down NYC transit system
  New York: Millions of passengers are having to find a new way of getting to work and do their holiday shopping

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.8 US court orders ports to reopen
  California: Bush had sought the injunction to try and end a management lock-out which has crippled the ports Aug.30 Baseball strike averted
  New York: Hours before games were scheduled to begin negotiators reach agreement to avoid work stoppage

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