Taiwan's TSMC, Largan, AUO set to give pay raises of 3% to 7%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, is planning to give pay raises of at least 3 percent to employees by the end...

Microsoft racks up more cloud customers

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft on Wednesday reported its latest solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, buoyed by another round of business customers signing up for its cloud computing services. ...

Teachers who don't flee Venezuela get side gigs to survive

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Daixy Aguero holds her chin up when students wander by and are surprised to find their teacher selling makeup at a weekend Caracas street market. Aguero says it's the only wa...

Teachers union rebuffs Chicago mayor's request to end strike

CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the Chicago Teachers Union to call off its strike before there's agreement on a new contract, but the union isn't having any of it. In a let...

Sri Lankan doctors strike over salary 'injustice'

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Doctors at state-run hospitals across Sri Lanka are staging a strike, demanding that the government resolve what they say is a salary "injustice." Dr. Harit...

Taiwan scholars praise minimum wage hike, warn of possible negative effects

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan scholars on Wednesday praised a Ministry of Labor (MOL) committee decision earlier in the day to raise the minimum wage next year, but also warned of possible negative effects, inc...

54% of Taiwan's employers planning 3.5% pay raise in H2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nearly 54 percent of companies in Taiwan plan on giving their employees a 3.5 percent raise on average in the second half of this year, below the 6 percent average expectation ...

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country's dual...

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they've shunned since B...

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and ...

Polish teachers to suspend strike so exams can go forward

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of the Polish Teachers' Union says it is suspending a strike that has closed most Polish schools for nearly three weeks in order to allow end-of-year exams to go forward...

Disney cuts $13.5M in future potential earnings for CEO Iger

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. is cutting $13.5 million of CEO Bob Iger's annual future potential earnings ahead of the closing of Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment assets...

Striking teachers in Oakland to vote on contract deal Sunday

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Striking teachers in Oakland, California are expected to vote Sunday on a contract deal aimed at ending a seven-day walkout. The Oakland Education Association ...

The Latest: Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a strike by Los Angeles teachers (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers are striking after contenti...

With no new talks, LA teacher strike all but inevitable

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strike by tens of thousands of teachers in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district, is all but inevitable starting Monday after the two sides did not renew negoti...