Ford workers in Russia protest planned closure

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Ford workers in Russia have started work-to-rule action over plans to close a plant. Mikhail Sergeyev, head of a trade union which represents around a t...

Belgium to shut airspace for 24 hours due to strike

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's air traffic control authority says it is shutting down the country's airspace for 24 hours due to staffing uncertainties caused by a nationwide strike on Wednesday. ...

German pilot union says it's nearing deal with Ryanair

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German pilots says it has reached a preliminary agreement with Ryanair to sign collective labor agreements by early 2019 and that won't be any further strikes until ...

Taiwan’s pilot union obtains right to strike, negotiations continue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's pilot union has obtained the legal right to strike, as talks continue between Taiwan's two main airlines and pilots, CNA reported on Aug. 23. Taiwan...

Taiwan pilots vote overwhelmingly in favor of strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to results announced Tuesday, 97.9 percent of members of a pilot union voted in favor of a strike, though that does not automatically mean that there will be ind...

German union says Ryanair pilots vote to strike over pay

BERLIN (AP) — A German labor union says pilots at budget airline Ryanair have voted to stage a strike unless a dispute over pay is resolved in the coming days. The union, Vereinigung...

In about-face, Ryanair recognizes unions to avert strikes

LONDON (AP) — Budget carrier Ryanair is reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions in a bid to avert strikes over the busy Christmas season. Chief executive Micha...

German union calls for strike by pilots at Ryanair

BERLIN (AP) — A union is calling on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, though it says there will be no walkouts in the days around Christmas....

The Latest: Anti-Macron protesters clash with Paris police

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's public sector strike and demonstration (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police are using tear gas and batons to push back protesters...

France's public workers strike affects schools, hospitals

PARIS (AP) — A strike by French public sector workers is affecting schools, hospitals and public services and causing disruptions in domestic air traffic. Nine public sector unions h...

Bank of England employees strike for first time in 50 years

LONDON (AP) — Striking employees at the Bank of England are wearing comical masks depicting Governor Mark Carney as they picket outside the institution demanding better pay. The thre...

Taiwanese labor groups demand labor pension that guarantees basic living standard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--An estimated 10,000 local workers took to the streets of Taipei on Monday in a Labor Day march to issue five demands they expect from the government, including a call for draftin...

10,000 Taiwanese expected to march in Taipei on Labor Day

An estimated 10,000 local workers will take to the streets Monday in a Labor Day march to call for greater protection of labor rights. The workers will gather on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the...

UK wins injunction in bid to stop prison guard strike

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government has won a last-minute injunction to halt a strike by prison guards amid a dispute over pay, staffing levels and violence behind bars. The move befo...

Holiday woe: UK airport staff vote for pre-Christmas strike

LONDON (AP) — A union says 1,500 check-in staff, baggage handlers and cargo crew at airports across Britain have voted to strike at the height of the Christmas holiday season in a dispute over pay. ...