| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Negotiations to avert another Bay Area Rapid Transit strike this year continued Thursday as a court-imposed 60-day cooling-off period was close to ending.
BART warned riders to be prepared for a shutdown Friday and hired buses to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Jerry Brown said on Monday he remains concerned about stalled negotiations between Bay Area transit workers and management, but stopped short of saying he would support new legislation to prevent another strike by the union.
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Just days after South Korean workers ended a strike at Hyundai, autoworkers at the Korean automaker's Kia affiliate approved a wage hike to return to the factory line. That means Hyundai-Kia's overseas strike lasted a grand total of three weeks.......
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Prominent senators, the American Medical Assn., human rights activists and a federal judge agree: The force-feeding of more than 40 hunger strikers at the prison at Guantanamo Bay is a disgrace. What's more, it also appears to be a violation of...
| Aug 7, 2013
At nine prisons across California, more than 500 inmates continuing a hunger strike they began July 8 to protest what they call cruel and inhumane conditions, and this action — the third hunger strike in two years — must surely lead many...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Hundreds of fast food workers around the country are walking off their jobs Monday to raise support for $15-an-hour pay.
Advocacy groups such as Fast Food Forward organized strikes in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis, Detroit, Milwaukee, Kansas City,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Headed baseball negotiations
during 1981 players strike
Ray Grebey, 85, who led Major League Baseball labor negotiations during the tumultuous 50-day strike that split the 1981 season, died Aug. 28 in Stamford, Conn. His family said he...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:22 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The statewide protest launched by California inmates on Monday comes at a time of widespread turmoil in the state’s prison system.
Tens of thousands of prisoners are refusing meals as inmate leaders plan to renew a hunger strike that...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An unspecified number of inmates at both Calipatria and Centinela state prisons have joined an estimated total of 29,000 inmates statewide in a hunger strike. Inmates at two-thirds of the state's 33 prisons are said to be participating in the hunger...
| Sep 10, 2013
It's back to the bargaining table — again — for Will County leaders and union representatives.
A meeting between both sides, and a federal mediator, Monday failed to produce an agreement in the nearly year-long negotiation for a new...