Jun 5, 2014 The Walmart protests are a far cry from labor movements that organized the country’s major industries.
Feb 3, 2014 A mining conference kicks off in Cape Town as platinum workers go on strike.
Aug 29, 2013 Fast food workers across the country are walking off the job today. Workers are demanding $15 an hour.
Jul 26, 2013 As France is weighed down with economic trouble, a new group of employees from two large hardware store chains is demanding to work more.
Jan 15, 2013 If drivers walk off the job, more than 150,000 students could be looking for a ride to school.
Dec 28, 2012 A strike by East Coast dockworkers has been put off at least 30 days. These union members are often highly skilled, and they're critical to vital bottlenecks of global trade: ports.
Dec 28, 2012 We head into the weekend facing not one, but two possible shocks to the economy. There's the fiscal cliff, of course. And then there's the ports. Unionized longshoremen at 14 ports from Maine to Houston threaten to strike at midnight on Saturday, over a pay dispute.
Dec 28, 2012 The stuff we all buy – shoes, clothes, tools and nails – could all be harder to come by starting soon. Longshoremen on the East Coast and shipping companies and port operators have until midnight Sunday to work out a new contract.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 21, 2012 A tense contract negotiation could end in a strike for East Coast longshoremen.