labour

SSSH against proposed foreign workers' quota in Croatia in 2017

The SSSH trade union on Wednesday raised its voice against the proposed quota of work permits for foreigners in 2017, and accused the government of having caved in under pressure from employers....

Greek ferry services remain disrupted as strike extended to Friday

Ferry services in Greece will remain disrupted through the week, after a seafarers' union extended an ongoing strike.

US unemployment rate dips to 9-year low

The US unemployment rate fell in November to 4.6 per cent, a nine-year low, the Bureau of Labour Statistics said Friday.

Cambodia's brick factories plagued by 'modern slavery,' says NGO

Cambodia's brick factories are plagued by modern forms of slavery such as debt bondage and child labour, according to a report from a local rights organization released Friday.

EU, eurozone unemployment squeak to seven-year lows for October

Unemployment across Europe ticked down in October to its lowest rates in more than seven years, data released Wednesday showed, but differences between individual countries, as well as high youth...

Strike forces Lufthansa passengers to find alternative transport

About 98,000 Lufthansa passengers were forced to make alternative travel plans on Wednesday as a pilots' strike forced the German airline to slash 890 flights.

Lufthansa flyers face travel chaos as pilots step up strike action

About 180,000 Lufthansa passengers are facing a round of travel chaos this week after the German airline was forced to ground more than 1,700 flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday in the...

Lufthansa slashes flights as pilots strike escalates

Lufthansa has slashed more than 1,700 flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, throwing into chaos the travel plans of about 180,000 passengers as the airline's pilots threatened to step up...

Lufthansa pilots set to continue strike on Tuesday, Wednesday

Lufthansa pilots are set to continue their strike over salaries on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Vereinigung Cockpit pilots' union said late Sunday.

Lufthansa: 35 cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa ended Sunday, but the previous days' labour action is still causing cancellations.

Lufthansa: Possible cancellations on Sunday despite end of strike

A four-day pilots' strike at German carrier Lufthansa ends Sunday, but there may still be delays and cancellations, the company said in a statement issued Saturday.

Pilots reject latest Lufthansa offer, but strike to end Sunday

A new wage package is on the table from Lufthansa as it seeks to end an open-ended pilots' strike.

Amazon staff strike on pay and conditions in four German centres

Amazon staff at four distribution centres in Germany went on strike Friday over pay and working conditions, the internet retail company and trade union Verdi said.

Lufthansa pilots' union says strike is indefinite

No end date has been set for the current round of strikes by Lufthansa pilots, a spokesman for the pilots' union said on Friday, as the strike entered its third day.

Philippines arrests 1,240 illegal Chinese workers

Philippine authorities arrested 1,240 Chinese nationals suspected of working illegally in a province north of Manila, authorities announced Friday.