Some 22,000 commercial office cleaners in New York could go on strike once 2012 begins, a union representing them said.
Over the past few weeks, cities have continued to remove Occupy Wall Street protesters from their encampments. Occupy has responded to these ejections by changing its focus from public spaces toward private property: foreclosed homes.
A mass strike in the UK of public workers protesting proposed pension reforms heats up. CNN's Erin McLaughlin reports.
Mass strikes swept across the United Kingdom Wednesday, with public sector workers walking off jobs in schools, hospitals and police stations to protest proposed pension reforms.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is about to enter new territory: The strike zone.
CNN's Rosemary Church speaks with the Australian transport minister about the challenges still faced by Qantas.
Australia's Qantas Airways said Tuesday its flights are back to normal after a government labor board ordered it to end a dispute with its unions that grounded the airline over the weekend.
Australian airline Qantas grounded all its aircraft Saturday in response to a labor dispute, in a step that will disrupt travel for thousands of people.
When word came down Monday that an ownership lockout would cancel at least the first two weeks of this year's NBA season, players' association president and Los Angeles Lakers point guard Derek Fisher had a three-word response.
Mallorca Coach Michael Laudrup gives his views on the La Liga dispute over unpaid wages that has resulted in strike action.
British Airways and Unite -- the union representing many of the airline's cabin crew -- reached an agreement on Thursday, reducing the threat of strikes.
March is typically not the time for football fans to give much thought to the upcoming season. But this is not a typical year, and fans who want to see games start as normal this fall have good reason to be worried.
Early March is typically not the most critical time of the year for National Football League teams, players or fans. But this is not a typical year.
Five days after saying he was unprepared to put his thumb on the scales of collective-bargaining negotiations between the NFL's owners and players, U.S. District Judge David Doty did just that Tuesday by reversing an earlier ruling that would have granted the owners access to $4 billion in television revenues during a lockout.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Football fans seeking a resolution to the labor impasse between the NFL's owners and players have spent the past seven days eyeballing Washington in hopes that the federally mediated talks will lead to a new collective bargaining agreement.
An estimated 3 million workers walked off the job Wednesday in Portugal's first general strike in 22 years, a protest against austerity measures imposed by a government under market pressure to cut spending.
Portugal's general strike causes problems as international markets keep up pressure. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
More than a million people went on strike in France Tuesday -- the biggest demonstrations yet in a series of rolling strikes against government plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62.
Public sector workers embarked on a countrywide strike in South Africa on Wednesday.
Six major British airports, including London's Heathrow, could shut down after employees of airport operator BAA overwhelmingly voted to go on strike Thursday in a dispute over pay, union officers said.
As many as 1.3 million public sector workers are on strike across South Africa. CNN's Diana Magnay reports.
The Greek capital was tense Thursday after the government ordered truck drivers back to work following a three-day strike.
A second five-day strike by British Airways cabin crew members started Sunday after talks between the union and the airline failed.
A second five-day strike by British Airways cabin crew members was set to start Sunday after talks between the union and the airline failed, mediators said.
A British Airways employee strike planned for midnight Monday (7 p.m. ET) cannot proceed, a judge has ruled.
British Airways cabin crews were set to start a second wave of strikes at midnight Friday over the airline's planned changes to pay and working conditions.
The joint general secretary of the Unite union alleges that British Airways does not want to negotiate.
CNN's Atika Shubert has the latest on the British Airways strike and how the airline plans to keep planes flying.
British Airways said its operations got off to a good start Saturday despite a second consecutive strike by thousands of its cabin crew members.
British Airways carried out its threat Wednesday and stripped striking cabin crew members of their travel perks.
Travel editor Simon Calder tells CNN's Richard Quest how British Airways will operate during a strike.
British Airways was operating roughly half its flights Saturday despite a planned three-day strike by cabin crew that started at midnight Friday.
Before both sides of Major League Soccer's labor dispute went public recently with their gripes and disclosed some of the main issues at stake, the veil of silence over negotiations allowed many to hope that things behind the curtain weren't all that bad. They optimistically imagined that the two sides were conferring in a civilized manner and that appropriate compromises would be made for the greater good of a game that is still looking to grow in this region.
Passengers who face having their travel plans disrupted over the holiday period have been speaking of how their hopes and dreams have been wrecked by the planned British Airways strike.
CNN's Richard Quest explains what will happen if British Airways workers go on strike.
Baggage handlers and check-in staff at Heathrow Airport threatened Wednesday to strike during the week of Christmas, as British Airways went to court to try to stop a strike called by its cabin crews.
British Airways is offering to let customers rebook flights at no charge if they are affected by a cabin crew strike announced this week, but the airline is not offering refunds unless flights are actually scrapped, it said Tuesday.
Some 35 million pieces of mail have been delayed by this week's British postal strikes, Royal Mail said Friday.
Argentina's capital city was beset by strikes Thursday, with teachers, doctors and transit employees refusing to work over money matters.
British refinery workers strike, but the prime minister says he will ensure jobs. ITN's Chris Rogers reports.
Facing intense government pressure, Indian oil workers agreed to call off a three-day strike and go back to work, the Oil and Petroleum Ministry announced.
Marathon talks between Hollywood's largest actors union and producers broke off early Saturday, with the Screen Actors Guild saying it will ask its members to authorize a strike.
A week ago, there was one sector of the battered U.S. economy that was performing particularly well - aerospace manufacturing.
Lufthansa canceled more flights Thursday, including 28 long-haul flights, because of a strike by technical and catering staff now in its fourth day, the airline said.
Hollywood braces for another strike, this one involving the actors and studios. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.
'The strike is over,' says Patric Verrone, president of the Writers Guild of America West.
The Writers Guild of America, East met with members of Congress in an attempt to raise awareness about the ongoing strike
If Viggo Mortensen's mother saw his movie Eastern Promises, she saw her son onscreen completely naked and fighting off knives. But will she be able to see him at the Oscars?
The awards season fails to produce Oscar favorites, while the writers strike casts a cloud. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports
The writers strike dramatically altered this year's Golden Globes. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
From the NY film critics circle awards, honorees give their view of the writers strike in Hollywood.
Golden Globe-nominated actors and presenters won't attend the televised award show Jan. 13 because of the writers' strike, the Screen Actors Guild announced Friday.
As a snowstorm swept New York City last week, FSB joined members of the Writer's Guild of America East (WGAE) gathered to protest in Times Square, where savvy entrepreneurs took advantage of the striking writers' congregation to get exposure for products aimed at alleviating the miseries of extended stretches in the frozen outdoors.
Writers aren't the only ones sacrificing paychecks to the ongoing strike launched by the Writers Guild of America last month: The work stoppage is also crimping the cash flow of small businesses like History for Hire, Pam Elyea's vintage rental business in North Hollywood, Calif.
Talks ended Tuesday morning between striking Broadway stagehands and theater producers without a deal to end the two-week-old labor dispute
CNN's Maggie Lake reports on the latest developments in the writers strike that has brought Hollywood to a standstill.
Traffic gridlock gripped the French capital Wednesday as President Nicolas Sarkozy's promised labor reforms went head to head with transport and utility unions who have launched an open-ended nationwide strike.
French transport workers went on strike Tuesday evening, marking the second major showdown with French President Nicolas Sarkozy over his plan to reform pensions.
About 500 unionized news writers, employees of CBS News television and radio, could soon join their creative colleagues on the picket line
CNN's Jeanne Moos runs into some famous faces at the writers' strike picket line.
The United Auto Workers union launched a nationwide strike against General Motors on Monday as 73,000 UAW members walked off the job and hit the picket lines at the nation's largest automaker.
With determination, and plenty of concern, General Motors workers walked off the job Monday in a bid to secure jobs and benefits.
The United Auto Workers decision to call a nationwide strike against General Motors today is already unleashing the usual amount of consternation and hand-wringing.
Members of the United Auto Workers union reported to work at General Motors plants Monday morning as negotiators continue to seek a new labor agreement more than two days after their old contract expired.
Tens of thousands of public sector workers marched Wednesday to government offices across the country, escalating a 12-day-old strike
A small (non-union) firm crafts giant balloons of rats, greedy pigs, and more for parades and picket lines.
Lawyers for Northwest Airlines and its flight attendants union were due to face off in bankruptcy court Friday over whether management at the nation's No. 5 airline can impose a contract rejected by 80 percent of the union's members.
The success of Northwest Airlines in keeping its planes flying despite a mechanics' strike could affect millions of unionized workers far from the already battered airline industry, labor experts said Monday.
Pilots at United Parcel Service have authorized a strike, ahead of mediated talks set for the next two weeks.
Oil hit new record levels Monday, lifted by concerns over expansion of a Norwegian labor dispute that threatened to totally shut down the flow of oil from the world's No. 3 exporter.
A state arbitrator has proposed a settlement of a thorny pay dispute between the city of Boston and its police union, which had raised the specter of picketing at next week's Democratic National Convention.
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