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Some GM workers “struggling” as strike wears on

Striking GM workers are in their fourth week without earning a full paycheck of around $1,200 per week before deductions. Instead, they have to live on $250 per week in union strike pay (Oct. 9)  ...

Some GM workers “struggling” as strike wears on

Source: usatoday.com

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
03:26 2019-09-16

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, first broad strike since 1982 The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
18:00 2019-09-15

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.       ...
20:13 2019-09-16

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. (Sept. 16)        ...
11:52 2019-09-16

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruption scandal among union leaders. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Monday, Sept. 16, 2019....
23:00 2019-09-16

UAW Increases Strike Pay for GM Factory Workers The UAW said GM workers on the picket line will see weekly strike pay increase to $275 from $250, a sign the union is preparing to extend a nearly monthlong walkout....
08:39 2019-10-13

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues....
02:52 2019-07-16

Mack Truck Workers Are Going On Strike In yet another dark turn for Trucktober, Mack Truck employees represented by the United Auto Workers have been unable to reach an agreement with parent company Volvo Group. Effective at 11:59 on Saturday, workers will walk out of facilities in Pennslyvania, Maryland and Florida....
20:52 2019-10-12

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
11:13 2019-07-12

GM lays off 6,000 workers in Mexico due to UAW strike General Motors on Tuesday idled a plant in Mexico that produces its highly-profitable Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, temporarily laying off 6,000 workers....
19:39 2019-10-01

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
08:26 2019-09-17

GM Furloughs More Workers as UAW Strike Continues A United Auto Workers strike at General Motors is likely headed into its ninth day, a work stoppage that has led to temporary layoffs for more than 3,000 GM employees in the U.S. and Canada....
01:00 2019-09-24

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holiday.Read more......
23:26 2019-07-08

GM lays off 6,000 additional workers in Mexico due to UAW strike General Motors on Tuesday idled a plant in Mexico that produces its highly-profitable Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups, temporarily laying off 6,000 workers....
20:00 2019-10-01

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could cost the carmaker dearly for an indefinite period. The strike that took effect at midnight may cost GM about $50 million a day in earnings before int...
17:26 2019-09-16

Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.       ...
21:39 2019-09-17

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
20:13 2019-08-30

GM Furloughs Workers in Canada as Strike Drags On General Motors has furloughed roughly 2,000 hourly workers at a plant in Oshawa, Ontario, near Toronto, as the impact of a strike by the United Auto Workers in the U.S. ripples north....
04:00 2019-09-21

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike just before midnight on Sunday. (Sept. 15)       ...
03:26 2019-09-16

GM And The UAW Workers On Strike Settle In For A Long Fight Both the United Auto Workers and General Motors are preparing for the strike to go long, Ohio’s Lordstown plant workers want a car to make, Europe’s automakers continue to freak out over a no-deal Brexit and more on The Morning Shift of Monday, Sept. 23, 2019....
23:52 2019-09-23

GM laying off another 415 workers in Mexico as U.S. strike continues GM said it had partially idled its Ramos Arizpe propulsion plant, with the V8 engine line and the CVT transmission line not operating. The plant continues to build engines for the nearby assembly plant, which is still operating....
21:39 2019-10-07

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, with GM as the target of the bargaining....
13:52 2019-09-04

Who's losing the most from UAW strike at GM? So far, workers have lost $266M An analysis by consultant Anderson Economic Group estimated that the UAW strike was costing GM $25 million a day.       ...
08:13 2019-10-01

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.       ...
20:13 2019-09-16

Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walk off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines as contract talks with the company deteriorate into a strike (Sept. 16)        ...
15:00 2019-09-16

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is under way to rewire the economy from withinFatima, from Guinea-Bissau, wakes up in the early hours of the morning to be in with a chance of being able to...
01:00 2019-09-01

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, the unions said....
07:13 2019-06-28

Mining company workers to go on strike against labor contracts TUCSON – About 2,000 hourly workers at five ASARCO LLC locations in Arizona and Texas will go on strike after a vote on Friday evening, according to The United Steelworkers. The workers are striking against the current labor practices.The union said ASARCO’s current contract proposal pre...
07:52 2019-10-12

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early on Monday as contract talks with the company deteri...
21:39 2019-09-16

Workers at Chilean Walmart retailers strike over wages As many as 17,000 workers at Walmart´s largest union in Chile walked off the job early Wednesday morning, demanding better salaries after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down earlier this week, the union's president said....
15:52 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

46,000 General Motors Workers To Go On Strike For First Time In A Decade The United Auto Workers union called a nationwide strike against General Motors Sunday, with some 46,000 members set to walk off the job beginning at midnight amid an impasse in contract talks....
03:26 2019-09-16

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labor union Verdi said....
00:26 2019-07-15

GM workers who picketed in 2007 say that strike was political. This time it's 'serious' GM's usage of temporary workers, potential closure of plants and health care contributions remain major sticking points, according to people familiar with the talks....
19:39 2019-09-19

GM Workers---Some With No Strike Experience---Gird for Longer Walkout The first strike called by the United Auto Workers against General Motors Co. in more than a decade lasted a third day, and many on the picket line Wednesday—including some hired since the last stoppage—said they are prepared to stay away longer....
08:26 2019-09-19

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada due to slowdown at US plants during UAW strike General Motors announced on Wednesday that it plans to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdown at U.S. plants during a Union Auto Workers strike....
21:39 2019-09-18

G.M. Restores Workers’ Health Coverage as Strike Continues With the United Auto Workers walkout in its 11th day, the company reversed a decision to cut off employees’ medical insurance at the end of the month....
10:26 2019-09-27

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:13 2019-05-30

Workers march at GM tech center as strike rolls on Dozens of United Auto Workers members gather before dawn to picket at a main entrance to General Motors’ large technical center in suburban Detroit (Oct. 11)        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

Mack Truck Workers Go on Strike at Plants in Three States MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Sunday at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades. United Automobile Workers union members, many wearing red T-shirts and carrying signs, began picketing in the morning at the Mack Truck cab and vehicle assem...
06:39 2019-10-14

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
21:26 2019-07-15

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
20:13 2019-07-15

Amazon workers in Germany strike ahead of major sale German labor union Verdi has called on employees at Amazon facilities to go on strike. Workers pushing for better wages have timed the work stoppage to coincide with a major sale day for the online retailer....
10:00 2019-07-15

U.S. General Motors workers to strike, likely impact Canadian operations A strike by 49,200 union workers would bring to a halt GM’s U.S. production, and would likely stop the company from making vehicles in Canada and Mexico as well....
18:52 2019-09-15

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is the company's biggest shopping event of the year -- on the same level as Black Friday -- with exten......
21:00 2019-07-15

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
01:39 2019-09-14

'A strike for the little guy': auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the little guy,” D’Andre Jackson said, as he held a banner that read “UAW ON STRIKE” outside General Motors’ sprawling Flint Metal Center in Michigan.“It...
16:13 2019-09-20

Auto workers union to strike against General Motors at midnight The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday morning it will strike against General Motors at midnight after its members failed to reach a new labor agreement 24 hours....
05:26 2019-09-16

United Auto Workers Call First National Strike Against GM Since 2007 In US The United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an......
07:39 2019-09-16

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-09-20

UAW workers head for picket lines in first national strike against GM since 2007 The United Auto Workers (UAW) went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday....
14:00 2019-09-16

GM's South Korean workers to stage partial strike, report says An internal note from the union representing GM workers in South Korea said partial strikes would be launched Friday and next week, Reuters reported....
22:26 2019-09-19

3 Chicago labor unions tell city 35,000 workers planning strike Thousands of Chicago school teachers and public workers have voted to walk off the job, probably this week, to strike for better pay and more resources....
18:26 2019-10-02

U.S. drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan A U.S. drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labor in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
16:00 2019-09-19

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week, ending a six-day strike over wages and automated jobs....
18:26 2019-07-16

Auto workers strike has cost GM over $1 billion, JP Morgan estimates The continuing strike by General Motors union workers has now cost the automaker more than $1 billion during the third quarter, J.P. Morgan estimates....
14:39 2019-10-01

Amazon Workers Strike As 'Prime' Shopping Frenzy Hits Amazon workers walked out of a main distribution center in Minnesota on Monday, protesting for improved working conditions during the e-commerce titan's major "Prime" shopping event....
10:52 2019-07-16

GM strike affects about 150,000 auto industry workers: consulting firm The prolonged strike at General Motors Co is estimated to have hit as many as 150,000 workers in the auto industry, a report from research and consulting firm Anderson Economic Group (AEG) showed on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-10-08

No end in sight for auto workers' strike as union condemns GM over job security United Auto Workers vice-president says company has reverted to an old offer after union rejected proposal on SundayThe United Auto Workers vice-president Terry Dittes has cast doubt on whether there will be a quick settlement in a contract dispute that sent 49,000 workers to the picket lines on 16 ...
03:00 2019-10-08

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders about Neymar and Antoine Griezmann..."...
12:13 2019-07-09

Amazon Workers Strike Outside Eagan, Minnesota, Delivery Station Amazon is well known for its sprawling Fulfillment Centers and the lackluster working conditions therein, but just as important to its logistics operations are its delivery hubs—smaller, and often staffed heavily with part-time workers. Likely emboldened by the flurry of labor actions at the infamou...
18:13 2019-08-08

Hong Kong students, workers disrupt commute with strike The nearly three months of youth-dominated protests — calling for democracy and an independent inquiry into police conduct — will be tested as classes resume after the summer break in the semiautonomous Chinese territory....
14:26 2019-09-02

UPDATE 1-Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploration activity for new resources, unions and companies said....
07:13 2019-06-28

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
12:52 2019-06-12

GM strike: auto workers accept ‘sacrifice’ to fight management 'greed’ United Auto Workers called a strike on Sunday for the first time in over a decade as contract negotiations reached an impasseUncertainty, apprehension and stress were the words people picketing General Motors workers at the car company’s sprawling Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant used to describe da...
12:52 2019-09-17

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign impasse could drag on The United Auto Workers, which represents the roughly 49,000 workers who have walked out, released an internal letter that said it had been given notice that the company had stopped health-care benefits because of the strike....
05:13 2019-09-19

Congress Workers To Go On Hunger Strike To Urge Rahul Gandhi To Stay On Congress workers in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur are set to go on a hunger strike on Saturday to urge party president Rahul Gandhi to not resign from the post....
02:00 2019-06-29

Warren, Sanders back airline food workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pledged to support airline food service workers threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
10:39 2019-07-24

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
18:13 2019-05-28

GM dropped workers’ health care during the strike. The company says it’s standard procedure. "While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the union’s strike fund, and in this case hourly employees are eligible for union-paid COBRA so their health care benefits can continue,” GM said in a statement....
11:39 2019-09-18

49,000 United Auto Workers Union Members at General Motors to Strike (DETROIT) — The United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down. The decision came after about 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimousl...
23:13 2019-09-15

Hyundai workers OK smaller bonuses, no strike as Japan dispute weighs Hyundai Motor Co's unionized workers in South Korea voted on Monday to accept the lowest bonus offered in nearly two decades amid widespread restructuring in the auto industry and a damaging trade dispute with Japan....
22:13 2019-09-02

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign UAW impasse could drag on "While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the union’s strike fund, and in this case hourly employees are eligible for union-paid COBRA so their health care benefits can continue,” GM said in a statement....
20:13 2019-09-18

General Motors Feeling the Squeeze as Auto Workers' Strike Enters Third Week The United Automobile Workers union continues to negotiate with General Motors for improved work conditions. More than 48,000 workers have been on strike in the U.S. since Sept. 16 over wages, healthcare, and job security. On Tuesday, the union submitted a counterproposal for a contract deal....
20:00 2019-10-02

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
15:26 2019-06-14

'Truly saved my life': GM workers on strike fight for benefits as automaker's profits soar For more than 46,000 of GM's UAW workers, the strike is personal. They're receiving little pay and health care benefits -- but still want to fight.        ...
20:52 2019-09-19

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
08:00 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour as the cost of your stupid, disappointing in-flight cheese plate....
09:13 2019-07-24

Bernie Sanders backs United Auto Workers on General Motors strike 49,000 members at GM plants to go on strike on Sunday Car giant ‘disappointed’ by move which will cripple productionThe United Auto Workers union has said its 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the US will go on strike on Sunday night, because contract negotiations with the automaker had bro...
09:39 2019-09-16

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
13:52 2019-07-24

General Motors strike: auto workers hope a deal will change the industry In their first strike in over a decade, union members are prepared to settle in for the long haul: ‘If we win, everyone wins’“This is a strike for the little guy,” D’Andre Jackson said, as he held a banner that read “UAW ON STRIKE” outside General Motors’ sprawling Flint Metal Center in Michigan.“It...
12:39 2019-09-20

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.       ...
23:00 2019-07-15

General Motors Cuts Insurance for Workers on Strike Demanding Affordable Healthcare General Motors changed health insurance costs for striking workers on Tuesday. The United Auto Workers across the country walked off the job Monday to demand a fair share of the corporation’s profits and affordable healthcare....
10:26 2019-09-18

Amazon Office Workers Plan to Strike Over Company's Inaction on Climate Change Hundreds of Amazon employees have signed a pledge to strike later this month, standing against the company’s failure to take action to fight climate change.Read more......
12:39 2019-09-10

US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan Forty were also injured in the Wednesday attack which struck farmers and labourers who just finished work, Afghan officials sayA US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State hideout in Afghanistan has killed at least 30 civilians who were resting after harvesting pine nuts.Forty people were also...
21:13 2019-09-19

Workers, Car Owners, Dealers and General Motors Feel the Pinch From the Ongoing Strike (DETROIT) — As the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors stretches into a second week, it’s not just the company and striking workers getting pinched. With many replacement part warehouses shut down, dealers are beginning to run short of components to repair cars, truc...
14:00 2019-09-25

GM strike tests the power of workers versus corporations. And Silicon Valley is watching As some 46,000 hourly auto industry employees finish their second week on strike nationwide, business experts from other industries watch closely       ...
00:13 2019-09-29

‘Workers Are Tired and Frustrated and Angry.’ Uneven Economic Growth Fuels Walkouts Like the GM Strike The labor movement has long been struggling in the U.S., as fewer workers join unions and as high-profile organizing drives, like a June attempt to unionize Volkswagen employees in Tennessee, fall short. But American workers, feeling left behind as the economy grows around them, are joining together...
07:39 2019-09-19

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:26 2019-05-22

Detroit Golf Club workers threaten strike if no deal reached before Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club groundskeepers are calling for new contract ahead of this week's Rocket Mortgage Classic on the PGA Tour.        ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to unionize. Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Amazon workers are planning a strike on Prime Day: 'We need change' Workers at an Amazon warehouse in suburban Minneapolis are using the strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
01:52 2019-07-09

Alaska ferry workers go on strike for first time in 42 years: 'We have tried and tried to work with the state' Hundreds of Alaska ferry workers went on strike on Wednesday, shutting down the marine highway system that serves as a lifeline for rural areas.        ...
10:52 2019-07-25

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Svitolina wears down Venus "Fifth seed Elina Svitolina knocked Venus Williams out of the US Open to reach the third round on Wednesday despite an heroic defensive effort from the 39-year-old former champion."...
02:26 2019-08-29

Why Anna Wintour always wears sunglasses Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line s...
14:33 2019-05-21

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people experience things like sunburn, struggling to sleep d...
01:00 2019-06-20

Skip school and strike: Students across the US will join Global Climate Strike marches High school students concerned about climate change will walk out of school Friday to join Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
16:13 2019-09-20

Band wears T-shirts designed by bullied fan Members of the University of Tennessee marching band got to be some of the first people to wear the wildly popular anti-bullying T-shirt inspired by a 4th-grade fan, who was teased for his homemade shirt....
10:00 2019-09-17

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
08:52 2019-06-19

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had been cancelled....
01:52 2019-08-25

Michael B. Jordan Has the Best Reaction After Zendaya Wears Same Suit You know what they say: "Great minds think alike." Zendaya and Michael B. Jordan proved this to be true after the 23-year-old actress attended a New York Fashion Week party on......
01:13 2019-09-09

Twitch Suspends Streamer After She Wears Chun-Li Cosplay Last night, Twitch suspended art streamer Quqco after she livestreamed herself wearing cosplay of Chun-Li from Street Fighter, Dexerto first reported....
17:52 2019-09-16

Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado celebrated Father’s Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday. Maldonado had several names scribbled on the tie, along with “Happy Father’s Day.&#...
03:26 2019-06-17

Svitolina wears down Venus to reach U.S. Open third round Fifth seed Elina Svitolina knocked Venus Williams out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday to reach the third round despite an heroic defensive effort from the 39-year-old former champion....
18:52 2019-08-29

Maid of honor wears T-Rex costume after being told she could wear ‘anything’ This bridal party turned into a Tyrannosaurus wreck! A Nebraska maid of honor showed up to her sister’s wedding dressed as a dinosaur after the bridal party was given free rein over what they wanted to wear to the nuptials. “When you’re maid of honor and told you can wear anything ...
20:39 2019-09-03

Milan fashion week 2019: Who wears short shorts? Men Men in shorts is an age-old discussion — can they or can’t they get away with them? There are so many questions around such a small amount of fabric, and whatever your stance is, one thing is for sure: You better get ready to see even more men’s legs come spring. Today, Milan designers opened......
14:26 2019-09-19

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ musical sets Chicago premiere Gird your loins, Chicago — Miranda Priestly is heading your way. A highly-anticipated musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s bestselling 2003 novel “The Devil Wears Prada” — and the subsequent 2006 hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway — will make its premiere at Chicago’...
20:52 2019-09-17

Bautista Agut wears down Pella to reach semi-final Roberto Bautista Agut reached his first Grand Slam semi-final by wearing down Argentine Guido Pella at Wimbledon on Wednesday to steal a march on his more decorated fellow Spaniard Rafa Nadal....
20:39 2019-07-10

Maldonado wears Father's Day tie, leads Royals over Twins Martín Maldonado celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6       ...
19:52 2019-06-17

Mother wears white dress to son’s wedding, faces off with bride This mother of the groom made the mother of all faux pas. “I got ready at the church in this little room, and it’s almost burned in my memory,” Amy Pennza, 40, recalling her 2004 nuptials, tells The Post. “The door opens, she walks in, she’s lit by sunlight behind her and she looks like......
17:39 2019-06-21

Trump wears Churchill-style hat during Piers Morgan interview President Trump playfully wore a Winston Churchill-style hat on British TV — using it to joke about his famous coif. “I’ll try it,” Trump said after getting the gift, from Churchill’s own hatmakers and monogrammed with his initials, DJT, on “Good Morning Britain.”...
16:26 2019-06-05

Patience Wears Thin for Migrants Stranded off the Italian Coast ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy’s interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a nearby Italian island in a weekslong standoff. The m...
13:26 2019-08-20

Ford Galaxy: ‘An MPV that wears its brilliance lightly’ | Martin Love The Galaxy deserves to be so much more than an airport cab – it’s a star in its own rightFord GalaxyPrice £29,9600-62mph 10 secondsTop speed 122mphMPG 38CO2 170g/kmEco score ★★★☆☆“So, the only difference between this car and an Addison Lee,” chortles my neighbour, “is that your car doesn’t have a bi...
09:39 2019-09-08

Courteney Cox's Daughter Coco Arquette Wears Her Red Carpet Gown 21 Years Later As the saying goes, "everything old is new again." And that couldn't be more true for Courteney Cox and her daughter Coco Arquette, who seem to be following that motto. The......
04:39 2019-06-12

Tyler Skaggs: Nationals' Patrick Corbin wears No. 45 to honor former teammate Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin wore No. 45 on Tuesday night in honor of former teammate and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead Monday in Southland, Texas....
19:00 2019-07-03

Canada Polls: After Threat, Justin Trudeau Wears Bulletproof Vest Canadian leader Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest and was surrounded by heavy security during an election campaign rally after receiving a security threat, sources told the national broadcaster....
12:13 2019-10-13

Meghan Markle Re-Wears Her Fun and Flirty Blue Dress That She Rocked During Pregnancy It's an oldie but a goodie! Meghan Markle may have the latest designer pieces at her fingertips, but that doesn't mean she's above shopping in her own closet. Which is exactly......
01:52 2019-09-24

Why Billy Porter doesn't care what you think if he wears a dress on the red carpet The star of FX's 'Pose' gets real about the pressure Hollywood puts on men to be masculine, and why he doesn't care about other people's opinions.        ...
16:13 2019-06-11

Daniel Brühl Wears the Zemo Mask in Falcon and Winter Soldier First Look The Falcon and the Winter Solider star Daniel Brühl - who returns to the role of Helmut Zemo in the upcoming Disney+ series he first played in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War - has......
08:52 2019-07-24

Pastafarian pastor wears colander, leads prayer at government meeting HOMER, Alaska — A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska, the latest blessing from a nontraditional church since a court ruling. Barrett Fletcher, the Pastafarian pastor, no...
08:26 2019-09-19

Will The Devil Wears Prada musical include odes to cerulean blue and being a size 6? Some stage musicals based on movies have been notable successes, like The Producers, Hairspray, and Legally Blonde. Hopefully joining this illustrious fold is the upcoming stage musical version of The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub, book by Paul Rudnick, and direc...
05:13 2019-09-20

Odell Beckham wears pricey Richard Mille watch in Browns debut Odell Beckham certainly knows how to make an entrance. The lightning-rod receiver made his debut with the Cleveland Browns on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, rocking a Richard Mille watch, which retails for six-figures. The model Beckham is wearing, the RM 11-03, has been priced between $191,50...
01:39 2019-09-09

Canada’s Justin Trudeau wears bulletproof vest after security threat: reports Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore a bulletproof vest onstage Saturday night as he delivered a speech amid heavy security after authorities learned of a security threat, according to reports....
18:39 2019-10-13

Kylie Jenner Wears Pink Bikini as She and Stormi Celebrate BFF's Birthday by the Pool A day after an early Handmaid's Tale-themed party, Kylie Jenner's birthday celebrations for BFF Anastasia "Stassie" Karanikolaou continued throughout the weekend. Stassie......
03:00 2019-06-10

British Open: Rory McIlroy wears his heart on his sleeve after letdown at Portrush Rory McIlroy fought off tears when he stepped off the 18 th green despite shooting a 65, his second-lowest score in the game's oldest championship.       ...
15:13 2019-07-20

Celine Dion wears blue diamond necklace from 'Titanic' at Paris Fashion Week Celine Dion is continuing her winning streak at Paris Fashion Week. In an appearance in the French capital on Wednesday, Dion was spotted wearing the iconic blue diamond necklace from "Titanic," a movie which spawned her biggest hit, "My Heart Will Go On."...
01:13 2019-07-04

Kate Middleton wears dress previously sported by Princess Eugenie AND the Duchess of Kent KATE Middleton is taking style inspiration from other royals. The Duchess wore a dress that's been sported by Princess Eugenie and the Duchess of Kent....
15:13 2019-05-21

Kate Middleton wears smart-casual outfit as she visits Chelsea Flower Show KATE Middleton looked very summery today. The Duchess of Cambridge sported smart-casual clothes at the Chelsea Flower Show – here are her outfit details....
15:13 2019-05-21

Rex Ryan wears Browns colors in escalating Baker Mayfield feud: ‘Don’t be the weak link’ Rex Ryan wasn’t going to let Baker Mayfield get the last word. The former Jets coach wore Cleveland Browns colors on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown,” donning a brown suit and orange tie after Mayfield responded Wednesday to Ryan calling the quarterback “overrated as hell....
18:52 2019-09-29

Sixers forward Mike Scott wears Redskins jersey, gets in fight with Eagles fans 76ers forward Mike Scott was involved in a fight with Eagles fans while tailgating outside stadium after he wore Redskins jersey and hat to the party.       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Trudeau wears protective vest after security concern delays Liberal rally in Toronto Prepared remarks also indicated his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, was to introduce the Liberal leader. However, she did not appear despite having flown with Trudeau from Vancouver earlier in the day....
04:13 2019-10-13

Melania Trump wears elegant Dolce & Gabbana dress to meet Queen Elizabeth Melania Trump wore an elegant white below-the-knee Dolce & Gabbana dress with navy blue collar and belt and a custom hat by Herve Pierre when she met Queen Elizabeth on Monday at Buckingham Palace....
21:00 2019-06-03

Washington Nationals' Patrick Corbin wears No. 45 to honor late friend Tyler Skaggs Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin wore No. 45 on Tuesday night in honor of his late friend, Tyler Skaggs, who died suddenly at a Texas hotel hours before his Los Angeles Angels were set to play the Rangers on Monday....
04:52 2019-07-04

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
10:13 2019-06-20

Hawaii man wears blackface, goes on strange rant before sentenced to life in prison for road rage attack A sentencing hearing for a man in Hawaii convicted of a road rage attack where three people were stabbed took a shocking turn on Monday when he showed up to court in blackface and went on a bizarre rant that drew scorn from a judge. ...
18:52 2019-07-03

Baltimore Ravens' Robert Griffin III wears wife's hospital bracelet during game after birth of child Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III threw his first touchdown pass since the 2016 season while keeping his newborn daughter in mind during his game Sunday against the Miami Dolphins....
18:00 2019-09-09

Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans [Updates] Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgated at a Phillies game, for whatever reason....
04:26 2019-09-09

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears ‘Vote For Our Lives’ shirt ahead of NBA Finals Game 2 Kerr sported a black T-shirt at his media availability about 90 minutes before Sunday's tip-off with the slogan "Vote For Our Lives" in response to the latest mass shooting in the United States....
06:39 2019-06-03

‘Baywatch’ alum Pamela Anderson reveals she still fits in iconic swimsuit, wears it to surprise her dates Pamela Anderson has been the cover girl for the high-waist red swimsuit ever since her character immortalized the look on the set of the hit ‘90s coming-of-age series....
11:52 2019-08-21

Sixers’ Mike Scott Wears Washington Jersey To Eagles Tailgate, Gets Into Fight With Fans [Updated] Though he was just a throw-in piece in the deal that brought Tobias Harris to Philadelphia last winter, Mike Scott has become quite the popular 76er in his short time with the team. A group of fans even call themselves the Mike Scott Hive and tailgated at a Phillies game, for whatever reason....
22:00 2019-09-08

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He’ll now be disciplined for disobeying “several direct orders” to wash his face before going to court. Mark Char used a black permane...
09:00 2019-07-04

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights....
14:26 2019-09-09

‘Bob Mueller is struggling’ House Democrats caught wind of Robert Mueller’s reluctance earlier this year: the special counsel may not be “up to” testifying after he concluded his Russia probe. The chatter was second-hand and cryptic. Staffers negotiating to get Mueller to appear on Capitol Hill weren’t sure where the messages ...
01:26 2019-07-25

Struggling Sale 'as frustrated as I've ever been' After his latest rough start -- in which he surrendered three home runs to the Blue Jays -- struggling Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he has never felt more frustrated by his performance....
08:26 2019-07-04

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. After Gap announced plans earlier this year to spin off its Old Navy brand into a separate company, t...
05:39 2019-06-02

Mother-in-law wears wedding dress to her son's wedding, but not for the reason people assumed Everyone knows that only the bride is supposed to wear white to a wedding, but apparently, one mother-in-law didn’t know that only the bride is supposed to wear a bridal gown....
00:13 2019-06-21

Aw! Prince Louis Wears Prince George's Adorable Hand-Me-Down Shorts Cuteness overload! Prince George's adorable shorts have been passed down to his siblings. Back in April 2014, a 9-month-old George was photographed in Canberra, Australia, alongside......
15:00 2019-05-21

Joy Behar wears sunglasses on 'The View' following cataract surgery Joy Behar's "View" is a little different, as she's donning shades following eye surgery Monday.        ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Bank Strike: State-Run Bank Employees To Go On Strike On September 26, 27 Bank strike dates: The unions have decided to go for 2-day bank strike from midnight of September 25, 2019 to midnight of September 27, 2019, the Bank Employees Federation Of India (BEFI) said in a......
18:39 2019-09-23

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wears 'Vote For Our Lives' t-shirt to Game 2 of NBA Finals Steve Kerr wore a "Vote For Our Lives" t-shirt in support of stricter gun control laws two days after a gunman killed 12 people in Virginia Beach.        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

| Home is where heartbreak is for struggling Vettel Spare a thought for Sebastian Vettel as he and Ferrari hope to push Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes off the top of the podium at their home German Grand Prix....
08:00 2019-07-25

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and fierce competition in the fast-growing market for electric cars....
17:01 2019-07-05

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw customers to Queens, that is only because the tickets we...
08:26 2019-07-02

Team USA struggling to put up points in China Gregg Popovich's squad ranks just eighth among the 32 teams at the World Cup in points per game and a woeful 20th in field goal percentage. Why can't this edition of Team USA score?...
22:52 2019-09-08

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-13

Why more parents are struggling with secondary infertility Reports estimate that over 3 million couples in the United States face secondary infertility, which is the inability to become pregnant or to carry a baby to term after previously giving birth....
17:39 2019-10-03

How to Be a Good Friend to Someone Struggling with Depression, According to Reddit Talking to a friend that’s struggling with their mental health is tricky. You might be concerned about saying the wrong thing or pestering them with too many phone calls and texts. On Reddit, u/burnie57 asked users how to help a friend struggling with depression—and while everyone is different and c...
02:52 2019-08-28

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset, and an investor group’s bailout package of more than $700 million was thrown into limbo this week....
14:00 2019-06-18

Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children Despite abundance of food, child malnutrition is rife in Pakistan. Four in 10 children under five years of age are stunted in the country, according to a government survey....
19:00 2019-06-21

Struggling Goals Soccer Centres up for sale Five-a-side football pitch operator Goals Soccer Centres has put itself up for sale, weeks after it disclosed accounting issues going back almost a decade....
12:52 2019-08-29

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's been a tough sell in America....
14:39 2019-07-08

| Struggling Day hopes Australian Open gives him a lift Former world No 1 Jason Day will take another crack at winning his maiden Australian Open this year, hoping to find form on home soil after a slide down the rankings....
08:39 2019-08-22

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most storied players was shot in his native Dominican Republic....
02:13 2019-06-15

Struggling to Get Back Into a Workout Routine? These 5 Strategies Could Help Between work commitments, family obligations and social events, it may seem daunting — and downright impossible — to add anything else to your plate. As a result, people tend to sacrifice the one thing they might enjoy doing the least — exercise. Perhaps it started with a busy wee...
20:52 2019-09-17

Adam Gase gives struggling Jets some more work Jets coach Adam Gase said the team put extra reps into practice Wednesday as they try to fix what has gotten them off to an 0-3 start. He was asked if the extra reps are because of the uncertain quarterback situation. “No, it’s probably more of [being] 0-3,” Gase said. “So, we need to get......
11:39 2019-10-03

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still a virgin. My whole adult life I have masturbated ...
10:52 2019-07-08

Scientists struggling to figure out age of Saturn’s rings Saturn’s rings may be shining as bright as ever, but the debate over how old they are has rekindled following a new study. The research, published in Nature Astronomy, suggests that even though the rings might appear young in a cosmic sense, data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft shows that...
04:52 2019-09-18

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

Why WeWork Is Struggling to Sell Its Story to Investors WeWork’s parent, We Co., has raised billions of dollars from private investors, including SoftBank Group Corp. at a $47 billion valuation. The shared-office company is having a harder time convincing potential public-market investors it’s worth even half that much ahead of planned IPO....
03:13 2019-09-12

China struggling to kick its coal habit On the coal-rich plains of Inner Mongolia, thick white smoke curls from the huge chimney of a thermal coal power plant which the Chinese Communist Party had pledged to stop constructing two years ago....
11:26 2019-09-29

Why Kamala Harris Is Struggling to Find Her Footing Sometimes Kamala Harris wakes up in the middle of the night because there’s something on her mind. Did anybody get back to so-and-so? How is my stepdaughter adjusting to her apartment in New York City? Sometimes those early-morning moments are her only chance, as the junior Senator from Califo...
14:26 2019-10-03

Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check....
02:39 2019-07-19

Women are struggling to find men who make as much money as they do A good man is hard to find, especially in this economy. The country is facing a crisis of broke dudes, according to new research from Cornell University — and it’s left successful ladies single and disgruntled. In the study, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Cornell sociologists...
01:39 2019-09-26

Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at stores: airports....
23:39 2019-07-22

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame. The signing of a peace deal in September helped open the way to resuming drilling in South Sudan’s...
22:13 2019-05-29

Cardinals vs. Reds: Roll with the Under and these struggling bats The Cardinals hung 10 runs in the sixth inning on Friday night in Cincinnati. They likely will not be scoring a touchdown and a field goal on Sunday, as the Reds enter the weekend as the league’s best team to the Under. Anthony DeSclafani has given up 1.9 home runs per nine innings for the......
15:39 2019-07-21

Rent the Runway Is Growing Fast, and Struggling to Keep Up The clothing rental company Rent the Runway recently earned a $1 billion valuation, but some aspects of the service haven’t kept up with growth, including satisfaction with clothing availability, technology systems and customer service....
16:52 2019-07-23

Radical Survival Strategies for Struggling Colleges Mergers, acquisitions, shorter degree programs and major shifts in course offerings are just some of the tactics being employed to lure more students....
14:39 2019-10-10

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controllers you forced your younger sibling to use. Despit...
14:52 2019-05-21

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
20:13 2019-06-20

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not serious....
11:52 2019-05-26

Trump trade deal struggling at the Mexican border President Trump's United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is one thing the White House would rather not see stuck at the southern border, yet it's been trapped there for months. Ratification of the deal to replace the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement is being held up by liberal Democr...
12:26 2019-10-11

Marine life is still struggling after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill The lingering effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have been extreme for deep sea creatures, with biodiversity still down years after the disaster...
03:39 2019-08-28

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
02:00 2019-07-18

How a struggling Didi Gregorius is approaching Yankees’ playoffs Didi Gregorius ended last year’s ALDS with a torn UCL that required surgery. He entered this one against the Twins mired in an ugly slump. Nevertheless, Yankees manager Aaron Boone went into Game 1 on Friday night in The Bronx believing the playoff intensity and atmosphere would benefit the shortsto...
07:00 2019-10-05

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and -ragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty business it acquired nearly three years ago from Procter & Gamble....
15:52 2019-07-01

Feds still struggling to target international scam callers Authorities on Monday dealt a blow to the scam-phone-call industry by busting three alleged perpetrators in New York, but they’re facing an uphill battle against the billions of calls Americans receive each year from overseas. The feds in June announced a nationwide crackdown on telescammers when th...
08:00 2019-08-27

Things Can Get Worse for Japan's Struggling Regional Banks Ultralow interest rates are making it a miserable year for Japanese banks, with many stocks hitting historic lows. The bad news is that things can still get worse....
00:52 2019-08-20

Knicks’ Ignas Brazdeikis struggling to find his footing Ignas Brazdeikis, the Knicks’ second-round pick, showed plenty of dazzle in summer league in Las Vegas, averaging 15.4 points on 51 percent shooting, including a 30-point outing. He looked like a more efficient scorer than top pick RJ Barrett. But since training camp commenced, the Michigan man is f...
08:39 2019-10-13

Desert birds are struggling to get enough water to stay cool Bird numbers are plummeting in the Mojave desert in the US as it gets hotter due to global warming, and it could be because they can’t get the water they need...
02:26 2019-10-01

Modern Car Interiors Are Struggling To Keep Up With Mechanical Reliability: Report The cars on our roads are, on average, getting older. This is thanks, in part, to more reliable parts, better maintenance, and also slightly more depressing causes like lengthier auto loan terms. But just because the cars are lasting longer mechanically doesn’t mean the interiors can keep up, and th...
03:39 2019-10-01

U.S. manufacturing struggling as tariffs bite; job market healthy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a near three-year low in July and hiring at factories shifted into lower gear, suggesting a further loss of momentum in economic growth early in the third quarter as trade tensions between Washington and Beijing persist....
20:26 2019-08-01

Brewers place struggling Chacin on IL, will recall Nelson PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee has placed struggling starter Jhoulys Chacin on the injured list with a strained lower back, paving the way for Jimmy Nelson’s return to the majors. The Brewers made the move Sunday, two days after Chacin fell to 3-7 with a 5.78 ERA after giving up seven runs in 2 2...
19:52 2019-06-02

Struggling Deutsche Bank suffers $3.5 billion loss Deutsche Bank reported a bigger than forecast quarterly loss of 3.15 billion euros ($3.5 billion), underlining the challenges it faces as it attempts to turn around its struggling business. Deutsche Bank had this month flagged it would lose around 2.8 billion euros in the quarter when it announced a...
16:39 2019-07-24

WeWork delays $20bn IPO after struggling to interest investors Office-sharing company’s value has been slashed since January but it says flotation will still take place this year WeWork, the US office-sharing company, has postponed its stock market flotation after receiving a lukewarm response from investors.WeWork’s parent, the We Company, had planned to launc...
12:52 2019-09-17

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
04:13 2019-07-03

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot suffers from chronic rhinitis – a condition that causes constant sneezing as well as runny or itchy nose and congestion, staff at the Cats Protection...
17:39 2019-05-31

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who grow specialty crops are largely on their own. Although the lack of federal safety net programs for f...
20:39 2019-06-16

Police officer helps homeless man struggling to shave Putting your best face forward can be a harrowing task when you live on the street. On Sept. 11, a homeless man in Detroit was trying his best to give himself a shave, using a puddle in the road to rinse his razor, when Officer Jeremy Thomas came to offer a steady hand. Jill Metiva......
17:39 2019-09-20

Struggling to find a mentor? Look to 'frientors' for a better form of support 10'000 Hours/Getty Images A frientor is a knowledgeable friend that you can call upon for advice on a specific situation. It's a more informal and reciprocal dynamic than the traditional mentor-mentee relationship, and the best part is, there's no limit to the number of frientors you can cultivate ...
21:52 2019-06-11

Numbers Guy Nate Silver Struggling to Read a Chart Nate Silver, the founder and editor in chief of statistical analysis news site FiveThirtyEight, tweeted on Tuesday that people who support candidate Bernie Sanders for president don’t support anyone else....
02:13 2019-08-07

Cricket World Cup: Even players are struggling to watch the tournament on TV It was a terrific weekend in the Cricket World Cup. England were brilliant in brushing Bangladesh aside, then The Oval — the tournament's beating heart — hosted the first meeting between two of the superpowers....
14:13 2019-06-10

Argentina struggling to avoid its 9th sovereign debt default Argentina has imposed currency controls and seeks more time to repay its massive debt as part of efforts to stem fresh turmoil in financial markets. DW explains why the specter of another default looms ever larger....
11:39 2019-09-02

Struggling Barneys Considers Its Options, Including Bankruptcy The landmark retailer, facing steep rent increases, is exploring filing for bankruptcy, along with renegotiating leases or taking on a strategic investor....
01:39 2019-07-19

Ford to put struggling India business into JV with Mahindra, report says Mahindra will own 51 percent of the new entity, Bloomberg reported. Ford will get equal voting rights and board representation, according to a source familiar with the plan....
05:52 2019-09-25

Former champions Spieth, Mickelson struggling ahead of Open Former British Open champions Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson have a lot of work to do if they are to get their hands on the Claret Jug again this year, with both players missing the cut at the Travelers Championship on Friday....
04:00 2019-06-22

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weekend in Britain....
21:00 2019-07-15

Hurricane Survivors in the Bahamas Are Struggling to Start New Lives NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Thousands of hurricane survivors are filing off boats and planes in the capital of the Bahamas, facing the need to start new lives after Hurricane Dorian but with little ideas on how or where to begin. Some sat in hotel lobbies as they debated their next steps. Others we...
16:13 2019-09-10

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to realize this at some level because it's now separating its virtual reality business into a wholly owned subsidiary. The new HTC Vive Tech Corporation will ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe amid struggling car market Six of company’s 24 European factories will close by end of 2020 under the plansThe US vehicle maker Ford plans to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe as it tries to turn around the struggling business in a European car market forecast to shrink this year for the first time in six years.Ford’s chief execu...
19:13 2019-06-30

Reds vs. Mariners: Struggling pitchers make Over the play To say things have not gone well for Trevor Bauer in Cincinnati would be an understatement. On Tuesday, he is going up against a team in the Seattle Mariners that ranks 27th in earned runs allowed per game. Since being traded to the Reds, Bauer has made seven starts and has given up 2.1 home......
01:00 2019-09-11

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Automotive....
01:52 2019-07-18

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting center fielder who has been off the IL since May 14, but hasn’t found a groove at the plate. In 27 games since the lower-back problem vanished and allowe...
14:52 2019-06-21

Former LPGA No. 1 Lydia Ko is struggling. Her ex-coach blames her parents. They need to let her go, let her fly, let her leave the nest ... and find her own way," David Leadbetter said of the parents of the former No. 1-ranked golfer....
05:39 2019-08-07

Nationals release struggling reliever Trevor Rosenthal WASHINGTON (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Rosenthal has been released by the Washington Nationals, who ran out patience waiting for the reliever to return to form. Rosenthal ends his three-month stint in Washington with a 0-1 record and an unsightly 22.74 ERA. The Nationals made the move Sunday, less th...
20:39 2019-06-23

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and spending the first third of the season as the surprising star of the Yankees staff, German has now posted his two worst performances of the season in...
16:00 2019-06-02

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues Thursday afternoon. There were several options available to the Yankees with each presenting a problem. They could designate red-hot outfielder Camer...
04:52 2019-06-21

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took office, most of the units in Trump Tower have sold at a loss — several for a loss of more than 20%. For comparison, Bloomberg’s accounting showed th...
22:39 2019-06-27

Argentina struggling to avoid its ninth sovereign debt default President Mauricio Macri wants more time to pay off Argentina's $101 billion as part of efforts to stem fresh turmoil in financial markets. DW explains why the specter of another default looms ever larger....
02:39 2019-08-30

People are struggling to use Tesla's Smart Summon feature safely Tesla's handy Smart Summon feature was hailed as the next big thing in motoring convenience when it was first announced earlier this year. Press a button and the car comes to you? Brilliant. But as a few Tesla owners have recently shown, there's stil......
16:13 2019-10-01

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, or CBD, over a placebo. CBD also helped them calm ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Democrats struggling to face fact that their plans would all but end fossil fuels Most Democratic presidential candidates running for president have rallied around a shared goal: Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050....
16:00 2019-08-09

Mexico struggling to deal with seaweed invading some of its Caribbean beaches Mexico has spent $17 million so far to remove over a half-million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches.       ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Struggling Kicker Adam Vinatieri Says He Won't Retire Yet, But He Has "Demons" In His Head The Indianapolis Colts’ 46-year-old kicker Adam Vinatieri has looked depressingly mortal through the first two weeks of the NFL season. In two close games, he’s missed a total of two field goals and three extra points. Because Vinatieri’s an NFL all-timer, he might escape the fate that would’ve alre...
08:26 2019-09-18

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not"...
01:00 2019-06-14

GE is not 'telling the whole story' about its struggling power business, says JP Morgan's Tusa General Electric's power business is still struggling, but the company is sugar coating this in communications with investors, according to a top analyst at J.P. Morgan....
16:00 2019-05-21

Dovizioso struggling to find Audi's limits in DTM testing at Misano Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he initially found it "impossible" to find the limits of the Audi RS5 DTM car through Misano's fastest corners ahead of his category debut...
13:13 2019-05-29

Struggling Chandler Catanzaro retires in Jets kicker shakeup The Jets’ issue at kicker took an interesting turn over the weekend when Chandler Catanzaro retired. The struggling kicker told coach Adam Gase that he was done on Friday morning, just hours after missing two extra points in the preseason opener against the Giants. “He came in Friday morning and tol...
22:00 2019-08-11

Struggling jewelry maker Pandora to relaunch brand at LA event Pandora , the world's biggest jeweler maker, will relaunch its brand at an event in Los Angeles later on Wednesday as it tries to attract middle-class shoppers seeking affordable luxury back to its stores....
08:00 2019-08-29

Hearing aids make loud noise for those struggling to afford them Dear John: I saw your column on the gentleman with the hearing aids question. I have had a bilateral hearing loss since birth. I am now 53, and have been wearing aids since I was 4 years old. The progress made on the technology is astounding, but nevertheless, they are extremely expensive. The ins...
19:13 2019-08-11

Struggling Mets fire pitching coach Dave Eiland CHICAGO – The Mets have found a fall guy in Dave Eiland, firing the longtime pitching coach as well as bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. The 35-39 Mets will begin a four-game series with the Cubs Thursday at Wrigley Field. The Mets are replacing Eiland with longtime coach Phil Regan, 82, who is the for...
23:00 2019-06-20

Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss Danny Duffy pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless streak, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 7-5       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

RBI Moves Unlikely To Ease Pain For Struggling Shadow Banks: Experts NBFC's have been battling a credit crunch since IL&FS, or Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, collapsed in late 2018 amid fraud allegations....
19:39 2019-08-07

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies like to blast comparisons between hedge fund perfo...
23:52 2019-05-21

| Morocco coach expects 'tough game' against struggling Bafana Morocco coach Herve Renard is anticipating a "tough game" against South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt despite the contrasting fortunes of the teams....
15:39 2019-06-30

Mexico president says to propose tax break for struggling state oil company The Mexican government will propose a reduction in the tax burden of heavily indebted state oil company Pemex in the nation's 2020 budget, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday. (Reporting by Adriana Barrera; Writing by Rebekah F Ward; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)...
16:52 2019-07-11

Virat Kohli says England are struggling to handle tournament pressure • England’s game at Edgbaston on Sunday is crucial for hosts• India captain says emotion ‘can put too much pressure on’Virat Kohli has diagnosed tournament pressure as the reason for England’s predicament, with the India captain having previously expected Eoin Morgan’s side to dominate their home Wo...
14:26 2019-06-29

Barry Manilow’s Broadway show is struggling to fill seats Barry Manilow may be getting old — but his fans are getting even older. That’s the whisper on Broadway this week, as the 76-year-old “Copacabana” crooner is set to face an ocean of empty seats at a 17-show stint that’s slated to open Friday, sources told The Post. The Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter...
04:26 2019-07-24

Steve Cohen struggling to retain talent at Point72: sources Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen is trying to use a combination of the carrot and stick to keep staffers in their seats, The Post has learned. The hedgie behind Point72, who is back to managing outside money following a recent ban, has presented an array of new payment plans to his portfolio manag...
04:01 2019-07-17

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
04:13 2019-06-17

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain....
18:26 2019-05-23

Haas struggling with Grosjean/Hulkenberg 2020 Formula 1 decision Haas team boss Gunther Steiner says it is proving tough to make a "clear decision" on whether Romain Grosjean or Nico Hulkenberg should be Kevin Magnussen's team-mate for the 2020 Formula 1 season...
18:00 2019-09-11

Low turnouts suggest Copa America struggling to excite fans "The Copa America\u0027s official song is titled \"A Continent Vibrates\" but if the strikingly low attendances at some matches are anything to go by, many in South America, especially in the host nation Brazil, seem wholly unenthused by the tournament."...
01:13 2019-06-17

Sony still struggling to walk people through the stages of Spider-grief Hope is one of those ostensibly positive traits that comic book superheroes are always yelling about; it’s up there with “self-esteem” and “the power of friendship” in terms of qualities supposedly capable of saving the world from great evil. (We’ve always been more convinced by heaping helpfuls of ...
12:26 2019-09-07

China Deals 'Body Blow' to Struggling U.S. Farm Belt The U.S. Farm Belt braced for deeper pain from the escalating trade battle between the world’s two biggest economies after China said it would suspend all imports of U.S. agricultural goods....
15:13 2019-08-06

Quebec has no plans to offer struggling SNC Lavalin a bailout, says minister Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon says the Montreal-based company faces "obvious operational problems" but is not under financial stress that requires a bailout....
21:00 2019-07-24

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats......
01:13 2019-07-04

WRAPUP 3-U.S. manufacturing struggling as tariffs bite; job market healthy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a near three-year low in July and hiring at factories shifted into lower gear, suggesting a further loss of momentum in economic growth early in the third quarter as trade tensions between Washington and Beijing persist....
20:13 2019-08-01

Cowboys pull away from struggling Dolphins, notch first 3-0 start since 2008 The Cowboys started slow but found their stride in the second half to separate from the struggling Dolphins to secure a 3-0 start.       ...
03:26 2019-09-23

Struggling to make next debate, Gillibrand warms to VP bid: 'I can serve in any capacity' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand indicated Tuesday that she’s open to serving as her party’s vice presidential nominee if her White House bid fails....
23:00 2019-08-20

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitious effort....
16:52 2019-07-06

Mark Rypien’s wife struggling to breathe after car assault: video The wife of former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien struggled to catch her breath while on the ground after being hit by the two-time Super Bowl champ as he drove, new police video shows. The footage, obtained by TMZ Sports, shows Rypien — who said publicly last year he believes he has chronic trau...
00:00 2019-09-26

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
04:26 2019-05-24

John Elway On His Struggling Left Tackle Garett Bolles: "Does He Know What Holding Is?" The start of this NFL season has been frustrating for the Broncos, who dropped their Monday night opener in Oakland then lost to the Bears because of a soft roughing-the-passer penalty on Bradley Chubb. There are many culprits to blame for the team’s general malaise on offense, and one of them is ...
04:39 2019-09-20

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos national poll....
20:13 2019-06-06

Struggling Real-Estate Giant Realogy Strikes Deal With Amazon Real-estate brokerage giant Realogy Holdings launched a new partnership with Amazon.com in a fresh attempt at jump-starting the property firm’s flagging business and tumbling share price....
15:39 2019-07-23

Italy's 5-Star, PD struggling to find deal on new govt ahead of deadline Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star party and the main center-left opposition PD are struggling to break a logjam over who could lead a new government as a deadline to avoid early elections draws near....
23:00 2019-08-25

Deadly California boat fire has dive community struggling for answers t’s the stuff of nightmares. A 75-foot boat enveloped by flames against a backdrop of a predawn, black sky. Dozens of passengers trapped below, unable to flee the inferno. And it’s closely-connected California dive community, left in agony to pick up the pieces of so many lives lost and so many ques...
02:26 2019-09-04

How White Male Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Struggling with Questions of Privilege All of a sudden, 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidates are dropping one after the other. Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee left the race last week, following Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s mid-August exit and California Rep. Eric Swalwell’s decis...
05:13 2019-08-27

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers and cows humanely....
13:39 2019-07-02

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFifteen years ago, Maria Sharapova arrived at Wimbledon and produced one of the biggest tennis stories in history, storming to a maiden slam title at 17 ye...
17:13 2019-06-23

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham won’t get a piece of a $16 billion aid package...
14:52 2019-06-17

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “The Squad” openly at odds with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. There were even accusations that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was “playing the...
02:00 2019-07-16

Struggling Sri Lankans yearn for a strongman to lure back lost tourists The Easter Sunday terrorist attacks all but destroyed the island’s tourism industry. In the southern city of Galle, locals now seek their own Trump or ModiAsiri Kumara stands on Koggala Beach with a fishing rod in his hand forlornly staring at the Indian Ocean waves. Despite his best efforts, there ...
22:52 2019-08-31

Taylor Swift’s Fight Over Her Catalog Is Just the Latest Example of Artists Struggling to Own Their Work Taylor Swift’s very public feud with music manager Scooter Braun over her music catalog has become the stuff of tabloid gossip, with several stars taking sides. But the dispute raises big questions about the struggle for many artists to own and profit from the music they create. Braun’s ...
02:00 2019-07-02

Woman who killed ‘Dirty John’ says she’s still struggling with PTSD: ‘I had to learn what happened to me’ Terra Newell’s life forever changed on Aug. 20, 2016, when she fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather John Meehan 13 times after he had attacked her in her apartment complex’s parking lot....
11:52 2019-08-22

JC Penney is fading. Nordstrom is struggling. Walmart is thriving. That sums up retail. Department stores are clearly under water. And what's going on with the shares of several retailers today paints a clear picture of the dynamic shaping up in the industry, with a growing gap between the strong and the weak....
02:52 2019-07-25

Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Reveals She's "Struggling" After Roller-Coaster Year It's been quite a year for Hannah Brown. The Bachelorette celeb reflected on her recent journey in a raw Instagram post on Monday. "Honest policy: I'm......
17:39 2019-08-13

See Khloe Kardashian Comfort a Revenge Body Participant Struggling With His Sexuality Following through on your six-days-a-week workout schedule is a lot to handle. But it's just one of several personal hurdles Deeran is grappling with in this clip from Sunday's......
17:39 2019-07-03

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
07:13 2019-08-09

China struggling to kick its coal habit despite Beijing's big climate pledges On the coal-rich plains of Inner Mongolia, thick white smoke curls from the huge chimney of a thermal coal power plant which the Chinese Communist Party had pledged to stop constructing two years ago....
11:26 2019-09-29

Ukraine Is Struggling to Make Sense of Trump and Bolton’s Conflicting Messages on Russia Like many of Ukraine’s political leaders, Oleksandr Danyliuk, the head of the National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine, had trouble making sense of the messages on Russia that have come out of the Trump Administration this week. On Wednesday in Kiev, his nation’s capital, Danyliu...
23:00 2019-08-30

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the region....
14:39 2019-07-14

Papa John's hires Arby's head as CEO to turnaround struggling pizza chain Papa John's International Inc on Tuesday named Arby's Restaurant Group Inc President Rob Lynch as its chief executive officer, replacing Steve Ritchie barely 19 months after he took the role, sending the shares of the world's third largest pizza chain up 3%....
14:52 2019-08-27

Week 3 winners, losers: Mason Rudolph doesn't look like the answer for struggling Steelers Week 3 in the NFL showed that the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers have very different trajectories their teams may take with new quarterbacks.       ...
19:00 2019-09-23

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
14:26 2019-06-01

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
02:26 2019-05-25

Canada's struggling energy industry takes stock at annual Stampede party Frustration is palpable among Canadian energy executives who have flocked to the annual Calgary Stampede celebrations in Canada's oil capital this week, even though a recent pipeline approval gives them something to celebrate amid the rodeo competitions, corporate parties and pancake breakfasts....
19:52 2019-07-12

The deleted 'Yesterday' opening scenes showed struggling artist hit by ultimate rejection The original opening for the Danny Boyle film "Yesterday" featured aspiring singer Jack Malik getting the worst kind of rejection.        ...
07:13 2019-09-26

Video Shows Mateen Cleaves's Accuser Struggling To Flee His Motel Room Former Michigan State men’s basketball player Mateen Cleaves was acquitted on Tuesday of four sexual assault charges stemming from an incident with a 24-year-old woman in September of 2015. Video of the incident that was shown in the courtroom has since been released because of a public records requ...
06:13 2019-08-25

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up and seek help if they are struggling with their mental health. “We’ve lost two of our members of service due to suicide and this is somethin...
00:39 2019-06-08

Fatal NYC helicopter crash video shows passengers struggling, NTSB report says Passengers struggled to escape safety harnesses as a sightseeing helicopter sank in New York City's East River last year, according to new documents.        ...
12:39 2019-09-24

Christian Eriksen essential for Tottenham struggling to find flair | Barney Ronay Spurs were an incisive attacking machine thanks to Eriksen but, as Arsenal’s influence grew, their dependency was evidentBolt the door. Cut the phone line. Gum the Real Madrid email servers with a barrage of online phishing scams. If Daniel Levy really is the master of the dark arts of transfer wind...
02:52 2019-09-02

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
12:26 2019-07-11

Justin Bieber wears 'Not Shane Bieber' jersey as bromance with Cleveland Indians pitcher grows Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber wore a "Not Justin" jersey over the weekend. Justin Bieber shouted him out with a different customized jersey.       ...
22:00 2019-08-28

Adorable! Courteney Cox's teenage daughter Coco wears mom's dress '21 years later' The 54-year-old actress shared side-by-side photos of her and her 14-year-old daughter, Coco, to Instagram wearing the same purple lace dress.        ...
16:52 2019-06-13

Deleted scene in Beatles-inspired 'Yesterday' shows struggling artist hit by ultimate rejection The original opening for the Beatles-inspired Danny Boyle film "Yesterday" featured aspiring singer Jack Malik getting the worst kind of rejection.        ...
18:13 2019-09-27

Group founded to address child sex abuse in Olympic sports struggling to manage its caseload The Colorado-based organization founded to address the issue of sexual abuse in Olympic sports at the youth level is fielding 55 percent more reports of misconduct this year than in 2018....
04:52 2019-09-18

HSBC to cut fees, offer rebates to boost struggling small Hong Kong firms HSBC said on Wednesday it will offer rebates and fee reductions for small and medium-sized companies in Hong Kong, as the city's economy struggles....
12:26 2019-08-28

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the gulf coast has wreaked havoc on marine life and Mi...
23:26 2019-06-06

Hong Kong struggling to reopen airport day after pro-democracy demonstrations forced cancellation of flights One of the world's busiest airports was struggling to reopen Tuesday, a day after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal and forced flight cancellations....
05:39 2019-08-13

'Trump is ruining our markets': Struggling farmers lose a huge customer to the trade war — China China's exit piles on to a devastating year for farmers, who've struggled through record flooding and droughts that destroyed crop yields, and trade war escalations that have lowered prices and profits down this year....
16:00 2019-08-10

Struggling Phillies shake up coaching staff, naming ex-manager Charlie Manuel hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies, who have slipped to fourth place in the National League East, hired former manager Charlie Manuel as their hitting coach.       ...
23:52 2019-08-13

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in northern India. Dozens of mosquitoes are landing on my arms, neck and feet to enjoy an evening meal of blood. I can occasionally squirm my body and scr...
04:00 2019-08-24

Tiara-wearing Iowa Pork Queen lends a hand to help struggling sow give birth at State Fair Gracie Greiner is just your average Iowa Pork Queen, stepping in to pull a piglet without disturbing her tiara.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.        ...
15:26 2019-05-30

Chrissy Teigen shuts down 'baby bump' question with sensitivity to those struggling with infertility The 33-year-old model shared a photo of her and John Legend to Instagram and someone asked if she was pregnant. Of course, she responded respectfully.        ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Struggling to afford your child's summer camp? You're not alone Creating a summer schedule and affording summer camps are a struggle for working parents. USA TODAY reporter Charisse Jones shares a few tips.       ...
17:00 2019-08-08

Walmart exec Andy Dunn explains how he and his boss Marc Lore almost made an 'illegal' move on Shopify while struggling to reboot a flailing mattress brand (WMT) CNBC Television/Youtube Andy Dunn, Walmart's senior vice president of digital consumer brands, says it's easy to "lose sight" of your core customer in retail. The Bonobos cofounder told the audience at the Business of Home's first Future of Home conference about working with the Walmart e-commerce ...
09:13 2019-09-15

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

What UAW workers really want Whether they have decades of experience on the assembly line or were hired only months ago, many workers who walked off the job at GM plants last week said they were striking for the same reasons....
07:13 2019-09-22

Hannah Brown opens up about a whirlwind year, post-'Bachelorette': 'I'm struggling' After a whirwind year, Hannah Brown is reflecting on how "The Bachelorette" has changed her life. "I'm struggling," she wrote on Instagram.        ...
16:52 2019-08-13

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those companies and others like them are now likely to be considered employees, en...
11:13 2019-09-11

What The Striking GM Workers Really Want The UAW’s biggest topic of concern is clear, new developments in that ongoing UAW probe, additional background information on Nissan’s new CEO and more await you in The Morning Shift of Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019....
16:39 2019-10-09

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians....
12:00 2019-09-12

GE freezes pensions for 20,000 US workers General Electric announced Monday it will freeze its US pension plan for about 20,000 workers to help clean up the company's beleaguered balance sheet....
18:26 2019-10-07

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
20:26 2019-07-16

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those of us who are continuing to do our work. Would it b...
19:39 2019-08-18

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party workers in other states to learn from the......
10:13 2019-08-02

Looks Like UAW Workers Will Be Striking at Midnight Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have broken down and a strike, just before midnight on Monday, is imminent. UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg told The Associated Press that talks are planned to start at 10 a.m. on Monday but 49,200 workers plan to strike nationwide....
06:52 2019-09-16

Workers' Pay Gains Level Off Compensation gains for U.S. workers continued to outpace inflation in the second quarter, but those increases leveled off. Economists’ have offered wide-ranging theories for why wages haven’t accelerated more quickly....
14:00 2019-08-01

UAW workers say they just want 'a fair contract' United Auto Workers say they just want 'a fair contract' as talks are expected to resume Monday morning with General Motors. (Sept. 16)        ...
20:39 2019-09-16

Deere to lay off 163 manufacturing workers in U.S. Deere & Co. said on Tuesday it will indefinitely lay off 163 U.S. manufacturing workers at plants that make agricultural, forestry and construction equipment, citing decreased customer demand....
22:39 2019-10-01

GE to Freeze Pensions for 20,000 Workers General Electric is freezing its pension plan for about 20,000 U.S. workers and offering pension buyouts to 100,000 former employees, as the conglomerate looks to pare debt....
15:52 2019-10-07

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of the Communications Workers of America accused the company of stalling negotiations and “not bargaining in good faith.”...
06:13 2019-08-26

What is the menopause and when does it strike? It’s a natural part of the female life cycle – so why don’t we talk more about the menopause, its debilitating effects and possible mitigation?The menopause is when a woman’s fertile period comes to a halt. This is generally a gradual process over months or even years, but technically the menopause ...
01:39 2019-08-28

A Strike Against the Abyss There are more than 3,000 climate strikes in 150 countries happening on Friday, September 20, 2019. In London, trade unionists and high school students marched together. In Mumbai, protesting students were soaked through by the rain. In Kiribati, which may be one of the first countries to be swallow...
02:52 2019-09-21

UAW Calls For Strike Against GM Capping a summer of tense negotiations between the UAW and Detroit’s Big Three, the union today called for a nationwide strike as they push for higher wages and better job protections. The strike is set to begin just before midnight....
04:00 2019-09-16

There's Still No End In Sight For The GM Strike Union contract negotiations between the UAW and General Motors faces yet another setback, Nissan is eating itself alive with financial misconduct allegations, the trade war with China is hitting U.S. rail hard, and much more in The Morning Shift for Monday, October 7, 2019....
19:13 2019-10-07

UAW says it will strike GM tonight The union’s roughly 46,000 hourly members at General Motors plan to walk off the line at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday. “This is our last resort,” Terry Dittes, vice president of the UAW-GM department, told reporters following a meeting of the unit's national council. “It represents great sacrifice and g...
20:26 2019-09-15

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
22:13 2019-07-31

Start a New Union For Tech Workers. Please. Yesterday, a group of Google contract employees in Pittsburgh voted to unionize. Their move is one more small step forwards in a relentless wave of labor activism in the tech world. You know what’s missing here? A TECH WORKERS UNION....
18:39 2019-09-25

New Uber App Pairs Gig Workers With Employers Uber Technologies has launched an app aimed at pairing businesses with temporary workers in an effort to bring in more revenue as the company struggles to turn a profit....
19:39 2019-10-03

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this week, Xu said that even as the company plans to intr...
07:39 2019-06-28

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core element of the labor market, pushed to the fore by p...
07:13 2019-08-09

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, Lyft and other “gig economy” companies to classify their workers as employees rather than contractors. The law, which is being vehemently opposed by b...
09:13 2019-09-12

ICE Detains About 680 Workers in Mississippi Raids Trump immigration authorities detained about 680 people in Mississippi on Wednesday, according to law enforcement officials. Nearly 600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents swept seven different food processing plants in six cities in another show of ethnic cleansing by the Trump administratio...
11:00 2019-08-08

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
20:01 2019-07-22

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
00:26 2019-07-17

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
18:39 2019-06-15

VW workers applaud chairman despite indictment Volkswagen workers applauded Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch at a mass meeting of employees at its headquarters on Wednesday, according to a participant, as staff appeared to close ranks behind its senior managers, three of whom have been indicted....
16:39 2019-09-25

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
04:01 2019-07-20

Auto workers fear EVs will be job killers Dread over the prospect that EVs -- which have fewer parts and require less labor to build -- will doom jobs helped spark the first UAW strike against GM in over a decade. It's also likely to be a point of contention in talks with Ford and FCA. ...
04:00 2019-09-28

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
16:26 2019-08-01

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war with China. But on the streets of Beijing, the mood was mainly one of defiance at the tit-for-tat. “We have never been afraid of anyone,” sa...
15:00 2019-09-07

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and other compensa...
05:00 2019-05-25

One Of The Most Iconic Photos Of American Workers Is Not What It Seems Eleven pairs of loafers were dangling over the New York City skyline. It was September of 1932, as the Great Depression was reaching its height. Unemployment and uncertainty could be felt throughout......
10:26 2019-09-02

Workers are ready to ditch passwords Workers across the world are ready to embrace new security measures and ditch passwords for good, new research has claimed.A report from Okta found that a majority of employees are prepared to embrace change due to the stress caused by needing to remember passwords for multiple devices.Over two-thir...
11:39 2019-06-18

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
09:26 2019-08-06

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
02:26 2019-08-06

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
21:39 2019-07-22

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
07:01 2019-06-07

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting wage is at $13 dollars an hour. Employees will also get a 10 percent discount on store purchases. The first seasonal hiring events are slated for Octo...
17:26 2019-09-12

New Uber App to Pair Gig Workers With Employers Uber’s move to offer a service to temporary workers, rather than employ them directly, comes as its core ride-hailing business is under immense financial and regulatory pressure....
13:13 2019-10-03

GE to freeze pensions for about 20,000 U.S. workers to cut debt General Electric Co said on Monday it was freezing the pension plan for about 20,000 U.S. employees with salaried benefits, as the industrial conglomerate looks to cut its huge debt pile....
13:39 2019-10-07

Workers Flee Big Cities---and Take Their Jobs With Them People who do their jobs from home, freelance or frequently travel for work are fueling a renaissance in American cities that lie outside the major job hubs....
10:52 2019-09-09

In GM strike, old grievances get retooled for new era As the UAW strike against GM nears a second week, the issues in dispute are similar to those that sparked walkouts in the past: health care, wages and the company’s commitment to invest in U.S. operations....
23:39 2019-09-21

Autoworkers’ Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
10:39 2019-09-16

UAW Strike Could Cost GM $100 Million a Day With no vehicles being built, the walkout involving roughly 46,000 full-time workers could dent GM’s profit by $50 million to $100 million daily, analysts say....
05:00 2019-09-17

Angry MLB players could strike without big changes The next labor showdown is already in full force, and the phrase “work stoppage” is already being thrown around. Amid a free-agency market that seems to dwindle with each offseason and service-time exploitation that seems to grow each year — with the exact opposite labor situation ...
21:52 2019-07-10

Nurses go on strike in Tucson TUCSON – Registered nurses at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s Hospitals went on strike Friday. Nurses were outside at 7 a.m. Friday protesting the lack of investment in the nursing staff by the facilities’ owner. “The best solution is for them to hear us. Our demands ar...
04:39 2019-09-21

GM autoworkers go on nationwide strike General Motors employees went on strike nationwide Monday following the expiration of the company's collective bargaining contract with the United Auto Workers....
20:13 2019-09-16

How the GM strike could affect your next car purchase Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers Union walked out at General Motors overnight, a day after the union’s contract with the largest of the Detroit automakers expired. The walkout followed months of unsuccessful negotiations that appeared to center around the issues of plant closings and...
21:39 2019-09-17

Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ Ahead of his crucial WBA title rematch with Alberto Machado, Andrew Cancio is still putting in shifts at the Southern California Gas Company. He speaks to Thomas Gerbasi The post Andrew Cancio: ‘I’ve got to strike while it’s hot right now’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-19

Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove GM wants to show Wall Street it is more assertive than the company that collapsed into bankruptcy a decade ago. The union is confronting membership declines, a federal corruption investigation and dissent from within. Both sides face pressure from President Trump....
18:00 2019-09-20

Autoworkers Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
06:13 2019-09-16

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
04:00 2019-05-22

Employers Try New Perk for Workers With Student Loans Many workers with student loans postpone saving for retirement. Now, a handful of companies are trying to prevent them from falling behind on retirement savings by matching their student-loan repayments with contributions to a 401(k) plan....
20:39 2019-10-10

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, as well as blatant, systematic discrimination. In ...
16:52 2019-07-08

Why stressed workers need four-day weeks – not wellness trends Spiralling work pressures make us sick. A debate about shorter hours is the answer, not gong baths or ‘mindful minutes’The latest wellness trend to assail us? “Gong baths.” For those unfamiliar with the term, a gong bath aims to provide spiritual nourishment via long, calming notes played on a large...
18:26 2019-08-28

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
17:00 2019-07-08

GM granted restraining order against UAW workers in Tennessee The order follows local media reports of damaged property and run-ins with local law enforcement that have led to the arrests of a dozen or so union members....
03:26 2019-09-24

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
07:13 2019-06-28

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
22:39 2019-08-16

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a significant portion of employees away from company...
16:52 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
00:52 2019-07-20

GM-UAW contract talks focus on temp workers The use of temporary workers is a key bargaining issue in negotiations between General Motors Co and the striking United Auto Workers union over a new four-year contract....
23:26 2019-09-23

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant: union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:00 2019-07-20

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
15:13 2019-07-09

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
20:13 2019-09-07

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
18:26 2019-06-07

GM, United Auto Workers appear to be going nowhere fast in talks General Motors brass abruptly pulled the brakes on a meeting with its workers’ union Tuesday, following a tumultuous weekend during which talks over creating more manufacturing jobs in the US broke down, The Post has learned. Negotiators for United Auto Workers and GM had made a “verbal agreement” M...
04:26 2019-10-09

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individual sites,” said the US Attorney’s Off...
01:00 2019-08-09

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The only problem is the Journal is pretending that the trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and “lower attrition.”...
03:26 2019-09-03

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing so.To compile its new “Teamwork and Collabor...
03:26 2019-08-15

8 things cruise-ship workers want to tell passengers but can't mariakraynova/Shutterstock Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible. That means workers can't always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of working on a cruise ship. Business Insider asked cu...
23:13 2019-09-02

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
22:52 2019-05-22

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
17:26 2019-06-08

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s my f—ing order.” When she told him it wasn’t ...
11:00 2019-07-22

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-based organizations start out earning thousands of...
04:13 2019-07-10

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are going all out to oppose it. Postmates even got 1,60...
12:39 2019-08-16

47,000 grocery workers in California are closer to striking. Here's why Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-sector strike since 74,000 General Motors employees walked off the job in 2007....
21:26 2019-09-05

Amnesty says migrant workers still being exploited in Qatar Amnesty investigated three Qatari companies1,620 workers submitted complaints after wages stoppedThousands of migrant workers in Qatar are still being exploited despite repeated promises to improve workers’ rights in the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup, according to a new report by Amnesty Internation...
12:39 2019-09-19

Walmart likely discriminated against female workers, U.S. agency says Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying them less, denying them promotions or both, because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos seen by Reuters....
20:00 2019-09-17

GM Backs Down On Cutting Off Healthcare For Its Striking Workers General Motors decides to “do what’s right” after considerable pressure and criticism, Toyota deepens its ties with Subaru, auto workers fear the labor impact of electric cars and more for this Morning Shift of Friday, Sept. 27, 2019....
19:26 2019-09-27

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
04:01 2019-06-15

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
05:26 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:13 2019-06-15

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
11:00 2019-06-15

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
03:13 2019-05-25

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't make clear that this was happening. Last month it changed......
08:01 2019-07-24

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-16

GM restores health benefits for striking workers The flip-flop prompted more criticism from a top union official who said the automaker was "toying with the lives of hundreds of thousands of our UAW families."...
05:26 2019-09-27

Gap to hire fewer workers for holiday season Gap Inc said on Thursday it plans to hire more than 30,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season, lower than the 65,000 target the apparel retailer had set for 2018....
20:13 2019-09-26

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipment rodeo is the Superbowl of Highway Maintenance. ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Small firms may have a new way to offer 401(k) plans to their workers A federal rule that takes effect Monday allows certain trade groups and employer organizations to sponsor a 401(k) plan that members can offer to their employees....
07:52 2019-10-01

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:52 2019-06-13

California Enacts Law to Classify Some Gig Workers as Employees California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation intended to classify some independent contractors as employees eligible for legal protections as companies including Uber and Lyft ramp up their resistance to the change....
05:52 2019-09-19

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more......
21:13 2019-09-18

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
21:39 2019-07-12

US healthcare is booming. So why do one in five workers live in poverty? Employment in the industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is not to clean up after everyone,” said Marisol Rivera, who has been caring for elderly and disabled cl...
10:52 2019-09-18

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure government treats rural areas fairly....
22:26 2019-07-12

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with heat-induced kidney failure, interviews and medical records show. Sixteen employees of the delivery company told NBC News they have suffered heat illne...
22:00 2019-08-22

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
03:13 2019-09-18

Corruption probe on striking UAW workers' minds Striking General Motors workers say they wonder about their union’s leadership in the midst of a federal corruption investigation (Sept. 17)        ...
23:13 2019-09-17

U.S. Workers Are Getting Less Sleep Than 10 Years Ago, Study Finds That many people don’t get enough sleep is hardly news, but a recent study suggests that sleep deprivation is getting worse in the U.S., especially for people with high-pressure jobs in medicine, law enforcement, and transportation.Read more......
01:39 2019-10-01

Amazon wanted to hire 30,000 workers. More than 200,000 applied In the week after Amazon announced plans to fill 30,000 jobs in the US, the company was deluged with more than 208,000 online applications. That's more than 18 job applications uploaded per minute....
02:39 2019-09-20

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:52 2019-07-20

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
01:13 2019-08-20

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
14:26 2019-07-17

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
00:13 2019-07-02

Ford To Lay Off Arora Around 200 Workers At Canadian Plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on......
10:52 2019-07-21

Pair of robbers posing as NYCHA workers rob man of $2.5K Two robbers posing as city housing workers stole $2,500 from a man in a housing complex on the West side of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The men, wearing blue New York City Housing Authority uniforms, robbed the man at the Lillian Wald Houses at 691 FDR Drive just after 12:30 p.m., acco...
00:13 2019-08-01

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:52 2019-05-21

Cruise ship workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea NAN728/Shutterstock Cruise ship jobs have a number of distinctive features that separate them from land-based jobs. Business Insider spoke with 39 current and former cruise line employees who described what it's like to live and work on a cruise ship. They described long hours, bad food, and an int...
05:26 2019-08-28