Taiwan significantly improves rights for Muslims: U.S. religion report

Taiwan has made "significant" progress in improving the rights enjoyed by Muslims, according to the 2018 International Religious Freedom report released by the U.S. Department of State on Fr...

Judge grants American Airlines an order against 2 unions

DALLAS (AP) — A federal judge is ordering unions that represent American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline's operations. The judge's order Friday came after American...

Mexican Senate passes labor overhaul to ensure union freedom

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's Senate has approved a labor law overhaul aimed at ensuring workers can freely vote for their union representation and contracts. The new law requires secr...

Rehab patients' unpaid work for big companies likely illegal

A nationally renowned drug rehab program in Texas and Louisiana has sent patients struggling with addiction to work for free for some of the biggest companies in America, likely in violation of federa...

Labor reform passes Mexican congress, draws Ivanka praise

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's lower house of Congress has approved a labor law reform aimed at ensuring workers can freely vote for their union representation and contracts. The change...

A right to vacation? NYC idea prompts debate over days off

NEW YORK (AP) — A debate over whether New York City should make a pioneering move to require paid vacation has both sides saying: Give me a break. Mayor Bill de Blasio wants New York...

China threatens Manila with mass deportation of Filipino workers over foreign labor issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China has threatened the Philippines government with possible deportation of Filipino workers, following widespread concern and a legislative inquiry into a massive influx...

Dozens of anti-govt protests in Hungary decry labor changes

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Dozens of anti-government protests have taken place in Hungary to protest labor law changes that sharply increased the overtime hours that employers can request from workers. ...

Sweden to end months without a government

Sweden looked set to finally resolve four months of political deadlock on Wednesday and allow Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to take a second term in office. The Left party said it would abstain in a cr...

Hungary: Thousands gather again to protest 'slave law' in Budapest

Some 10,000 people rallied outside the parliament building in Budapest on Saturday against labor reforms approved last month by the right-wing nationalist government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban. ...

Hungary: Unions call for strike, protests over labor law

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Union leaders in Hungary are calling for a Jan. 19 national strike and protests to oppose labor code changes they see as a "slave law" harmful to workers. A ...

Anti-Orban protesters ridicule Hungary's 'slave law'

Thousands marched in Budapest on Friday against the new labor law and the government's move to set up a separate system of courts it would control. The satirical Two-Tailed Dog Party (MKKP) said t...

Hungary protests give opposition a chance to work together

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Recent protests in Hungary have given the fragmented opposition a real opportunity to work together as they challenge Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has led his country with...

After ruling, hit film, Mexico reconsiders domestic workers

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The nanny shadowed the little boy around the garden party as he traced circles on a plastic scooter, climbed a pirate ship and occasionally paused for a sip of water under the blazi...

France, Hungary, Serbia: Is half of Europe protesting?

Looking at the photos, one could mistake the sea of lights in Budapest for a festive holiday event. The people who gathered in Hungary's capital Sunday night weren't holding candles, however, ...