Nov 29, 2012 A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Nov 23, 2012 Wa-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, had impressive Black Friday sales, including more than 1.3 million televisions. Outside some stores, employees and supporters picketed for higher wages and better benefits.
Nov 21, 2012 A meeting to agree Greece’s next round of bailout money has ended after almost 12 hours with no decision. Athens won't get vital bailout funds without an agreement.
Nov 21, 2012 Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse for the Greeks.
Nov 16, 2012 The Spanish government is suspending foreclosures for the neediest homeowners just a week after a woman there committed suicide when officials arrived at her apartment to seize it.
Nov 15, 2012 Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.
Nov 14, 2012 Europeans in Spain, Portugal and Greece protest austerity measures with a general strike today, but the real problem could be a greater lack of unity across the eurozone.
Nov 14, 2012 Millions of workers went on strike across Europe today in protest against public spending cuts. Hundreds of flights have been cancelled, car factories and ports have been shut, and rail services disrupted.
Nov 14, 2012 There are strikes going on this morning in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium. Workers are protesting all across Europe against rising unemployment and austerity.
Nov 14, 2012 The CEO of Molson Coors says the strike in the National Hockey League has affected sales up north.