| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:42 PM
SYDNEY/TOKYO (Reuters) - Safe-haven currencies like the Swiss franc and the yen were in demand on Friday, having surged overnight as tensions in Ukraine flared up and worries about the health of the Chinese economy continued to fester.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:16 AM
* China's February flash PMI drops to 7-month low
* LME copper stocks fall further to 14 month low
* Coming up: U.S. CPI for January at 1330 GMT
(Updates prices, adds comment, detail; previous SYDNEY)
By Harpreet Bhal
LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) -...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:01 PM
* China Feb manufacturing activity slowest in 7 mths -HSBC
* Cushing stocks fall 1.8 mln bbls -API
* Brent-WTI spread narrowest since October
* Coming up: EIA weekly oil inventories data at 1600 GMT
By Florence Tan
SINGAPORE, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Brent...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A federal judge on Monday held HealthBridge Management in contempt of court for only partly complying with his order a year ago to take back 600 striking nursing home workers and restore their pre-strike compensation.
U.S. District Judge Robert Chatigny...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Cambodian government troops opened fire on striking garment workers demonstrating for higher wages Friday, killing at least four and drawing condemnation from the United States and human rights groups.
The violence in Phnom Penh's Veng Sreng...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Fast food workers in more than a hundred cities across the country went on strike for a $15 an hour wage earlier this month. They were calling it a strike for a livable wage. Fast food workers epitomize the low-skilled working poor in America, but a $15...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Lawrence + Memorial blinked.
Almost four weeks ago, CEO Bruce Cummings was describing union workers as engaging in "stubborn and destructive antics" and said that they intended to stage intermittent strikes, which "should give the community some...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Amazon workers in Germany went on strike Monday, protesting the working conditions at the online retailer's shipping centers. The workers' union, Ver.di, also sent a delegation to the company's Seattle offices.
"The Amazon system is characterized by low...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering.
The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
SAO PAULO -- A labor court has halted construction in part of the World Cup stadium where a man fell 115 feet to his death while working on a roofing structure in the jungle city of Manaus, further delaying the venue that will host the United States vs....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Californians' view of organized labor has soured over the past two and a half years: 45% of those surveyed in a poll released Friday said unions do more harm than good, up from 35% in a March 2011 reading.
The results of the independent Field Poll...