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CNNMoney: Oil up on labor contract concernsupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 14:52:00

Oil prices rose Friday as the possibility of an oil workers' strike in the United States weighed on investors.

CNNMoney: Sign of downturn: Steel output dropsupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 12:07:00

Worldwide crude steel output dropped 1.2% in 2008, as global demand for manufactured goods fell in the second half of the year, according to an industry report released Thursday.

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CNNMoney: Gas hits cabbies: More hours, less payupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 20:33:00

Mikhail Glikberg remembers when he made a decent living as a taxi driver in Boston. He could work a 12-hour shift and take home up to $80 a day after expenses.

Time.com: Big Labor Goes Globalupdated: Tue Jul 01 2008 11:00:00

America's largest private-sector union will be joining up with Britain's Unite to form the world's first transatlantic union

CNNMoney: Report: GM, Ford seek health care dealupdated: Tue Sep 04 2007 08:03:00

General Motors and Ford Motor are seeking to use their stock as at least part of the way to fund a multi-billion dollar union-controlled fund to pay retirees' future health care costs, according to a published report.

Edwards picks up 2 major union endorsementsupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 02:54:00

Democratic White House hopeful John Edwards, who has made a strong push for union support on the campaign trail, picked up two major endorsements Monday, making him the leading candidate for labor endorsements in the presidential field.

CNNMoney: Delphi, steelworkers reach tentative contractupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 03:45:00

The United Steelworkers union said Friday it had reached a tentative contract with bankrupt U.S. auto-parts maker Delphi Corp. that covers about 900 workers at two Ohio plants.

CNNMoney: Dana to get cash infusion after union dealupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 08:28:00

Bankrupt auto parts manufacturer Dana Corp. reached labor deals with the United Auto Workers and United Steelworkers unions Friday, which the company said will lead to private equity firm Centerbridge Capital Partners and its affiliates to invest up to $500 million in cash in its operations.

Fortune: Serwer: Wal-Mart, Goodyear ready for reboundupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 08:16:00

How about the Dogs of the Dow theory? Wow! Stocks like Merck and especially GM are barn-burners this year after sucking wind in '05. Lesson? Companies with real businesses often come back.

CNNMoney: Union calls a strike at Goodyearupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 13:29:00

Some 15,000 members of the United Steelworkers went on strike at 16 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plants in the United States and Canada Thursday after the union rejected the company's latest contract proposal.

CNNMoney: Stocks turn mixed as reports pile inupdated: Thu Jun 01 2006 09:31:00

Stocks struggled Thursday morning as investors tried to digest a slew of economic reports a day after the Federal Reserve said it was unsure about future interest rate hikes.

Fortune: BIG LABOR FLEXES ITS MUSCLESupdated: Mon Jun 10 1996 00:01:00

You can't blame Douglas Fraser for getting a little excited. "When was the last time anyone from Fortune called about the labor movement?" says the former United Auto Workers president, now teachin...

Fortune: A WHITE HOUSE QUID PRO QUO?updated: Mon Nov 16 1992 00:01:00

President Bush has proposed that corn-based ethanol be mixed with gasoline to make a supposedly cleaner fuel for city use. The funny thing is that the Administration's own Environmental Protection ...

Fortune: CATERPILLAR'S UNION FALLOUTupdated: Mon May 18 1992 00:01:00

Sometimes unions have the last laugh. Although the United Auto Workers seem to have caved in to Caterpillar CEO Don Fites's threat to replace its members with nonunion workers, hiring permanent rep...

Fortune: WHY STRIKES WILL HURT EVERYBODYupdated: Mon Feb 10 1992 00:01:00

In the 1980s, labor leaders talked glowingly of partnerships with management. But bitter strikes by the United Auto Workers at Caterpillar and the United Steelworkers at Lukens, a Pennsylvania stee...

Fortune: INFLATION IS STICKING AROUNDupdated: Mon Apr 22 1991 00:01:00

When the recovery gets going this spring, the hopes for good times will be dashed on at least one count: Neither the drag of recession nor rising unemployment has defeated inflation. The culprit is...

Fortune: BONUS BATTLESupdated: Mon Nov 06 1989 00:01:00

A fat Christmas bonus just isn't enough. That's the message that unions are increasingly sending to management -- and often to their own members as well. At Boeing, which has been hit by a strike o...

Fortune: A STEEL CONTRACT WALL STREET LIKESupdated: Mon Jun 05 1989 00:01:00

Wall Street, which originally feared that the new labor contract between Bethlehem Steel and the United Steelworkers would send up prices, has changed its mind. It likes the deal. Clarence Morrison...

Fortune: THE STEEL SAGA'S HUMAN SIDE Bethlehem's largest steelmaking operation isn't just a plant, it's a community. And despite worrisomupdated: Mon Jan 16 1989 00:01:00

How's this for a story line: Once upon a time the American steel industry was big and mighty. Steel's managers walked with a swagger and had enough clout to go nose to nose with Presidents, unions,...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon Jul 07 1986 00:01:00

U.S. Steel opened contract negotiations with the United Steelworkers of America. The USW has already granted concessions to LTV, National Steel Corp., and Bethlehem. U.S. Steel, however, is stronge...

Fortune: More red ink for Big Steelupdated: Mon May 26 1986 00:01:00

The first quarter gave Big Steel some unwelcome leverage in its labor negotiations. Bethlehem Steel reported a loss of $91.8 million, its 15th deficit in the past 17 quarters. U.S. Steel actually t...

Fortune: SALVAGING PROFITS FROM OLD STEEL MILLS Little companies are abandoning work rules so fewer employees can produce more efficientlupdated: Mon Apr 28 1986 00:01:00

IN A BACK SHOP at Steel of West Virginia's plant in Huntington, members of the United Steelworkers of America spend spare moments building an electromagnetic hoist for stacking newly made steel bea...

Fortune: ''SYNERGY AT LAST'' Salomon Brothers and Phibro do a deft joint deal.updated: Mon Feb 17 1986 00:01:00

THE PARTNERS in a Wall Street merger that have been noted for not cooperating are finally acting like a team. Investment bank Salomon Brothers and commodity trader Phibro, which merged in 1981, rec...

Fortune: Face-off at Wheeling-Pittsburghupdated: Mon Aug 19 1985 00:01:00

The first major U.S. steel strike in 26 years got under way when 8,200 members of the United Steelworkers walked off the job at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., the nation's seventh-largest steel c...

Fortune: Signalsupdated: Mon May 27 1985 00:01:00

InterNorth of Omaha will spend $2.3 billion to acquire Houston Natural Gas, creating a 37,000-mile pipeline system -- the longest in the U.S. Blaming losses and foreign competition, major U.S. stee...

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