Labor unions

Prime Minister Theresa May addresses delegates during the Scottish Conservatives' annual party conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Friday May 3, 2019. Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
May 05, 2019 - 2:04 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party have a duty to strike a compromise Brexit agreement to end months of political deadlock over Britain's exit from the European Union. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May told Labour...
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Union protesters march at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Students plan campus-wide protests on Wednesday over what organizers say are increasing incidents of harassment and discrimination.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A union for Harvard University graduate students is staging a campus sit-in to pressure the school to meet its labor demands. Roughly 30 students gathered inside a building in Harvard Yard on Wednesday as others marched outside in support of the Harvard Graduate Students...
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Thousands of workers march towards the Presidential Palace in Manila to pay tribute to workers in celebration of International Labor Day Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in the Philippines. The workers scored President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly for reneging in his campaign promise three years ago to end temporary hiring known as "contractualization" or "ENDO (End of Contract)". (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2019 - 2:25 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on rallies and events marking May Day around the world (all times local): 10 a.m. Ahead of a May Day rally in over a dozen German cities, Germany's biggest trade unions are urging voters to participate in this month's European elections and reject nationalism and right-wing...
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Thousands of workers march towards the Presidential Palace in Manila to pay tribute to workers in celebration of International Labor Day Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in the Philippines. The workers scored President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly for reneging in his campaign promise three years ago to end temporary hiring known as "contractualization" or "ENDO (End of Contract)". (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2019 - 12:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of trade union members and activists were marking May Day on Wednesday by marching through Asia's capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights. A major South Korean umbrella trade union also issued a joint statement with a North...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 27, 2019 - 11:14 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic campaign for president (all times local): 11 a.m. Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris says that if she becomes president, she'd be happy to call the chief executive officer of McDonald's to urge better treatment of workers. The Democratic senator from...
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FILE - - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives at the Wilmington train station in Wilmington, Delaware. Six Democratic presidential candidates trying to overcome Biden's blue-collar appeal and outsized presence in the race will pitch themselves as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues while speaking to one of America's largest unions in Las Vegas on Saturday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 27, 2019 - 3:24 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A half-dozen Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Las Vegas on Saturday to pitch themselves to one of America's largest unions as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues. The daylong forum is organized by the liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund and...
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April 26, 2019 - 11:58 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The shadow of the past year's teacher protest movement is hanging over state capitals, where officials are piecing together the money to make good on promised pay raises and try to forge a sustainable funding formula for the future. From Washington state and Arizona to Oklahoma and...
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April 26, 2019 - 4:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of trade union members are protesting outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections. Union delegates from across many of the bloc's 28 nation gathered Friday in the peaceful march...
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April 23, 2019 - 3:07 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Teachers from across Poland have gathered in Warsaw to demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society. Tuesday's protest in front of the Education Ministry comes on the 16th day of a strike that has closed most...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, a striking worker walks outside a Stop & Shop supermarket in Revere, Mass. Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials said Sunday, April 21 they've reached a tentative contract agreement. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
April 21, 2019 - 6:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The company said the agreement ends employee strikes...
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