Labor issues

Women from the Philippines react, outside of the presidential palace in Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, April 26, 2019. Up to 1,000 people turned out in front of Cyprus' presidential palace to remember the five foreign women and 2 girls that a military officer has confessed to killing in what police are again calling "an unprecedented crime." (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 27, 2019 - 1:54 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hundreds of people turned up for a protest vigil outside Cyprus' presidential palace Friday to mourn seven women and girls who police say a military officer confessed to killing and to question if authorities failed to adequately investigate when foreign workers were reported...
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FILE - - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives at the Wilmington train station in Wilmington, Delaware. Six Democratic presidential candidates trying to overcome Biden's blue-collar appeal and outsized presence in the race will pitch themselves as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues while speaking to one of America's largest unions in Las Vegas on Saturday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 27, 2019 - 12:06 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A half-dozen Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Las Vegas on Saturday to pitch themselves to one of America's largest unions as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues. The daylong forum is organized by the liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund and...
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FILE - - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives at the Wilmington train station in Wilmington, Delaware. Six Democratic presidential candidates trying to overcome Biden's blue-collar appeal and outsized presence in the race will pitch themselves as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues while speaking to one of America's largest unions in Las Vegas on Saturday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
April 27, 2019 - 12:05 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A half-dozen Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Las Vegas on Saturday to pitch themselves to one of America's largest unions as champions of workers and kitchen-table issues. The daylong forum is organized by the liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund and...
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April 26, 2019 - 2:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The shadow of the past year's teacher protest movement is hanging over state capitals, where officials are piecing together the money to make good on promised pay raises and try to forge a sustainable funding formula for the future. From Washington state and Arizona to Oklahoma and...
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People listen to speeches near the European Commission headquarters, background, during a protest by European trade unions in Brussels, Friday, April 26, 2019. Thousands of trade union demonstrators protested outside of European Union headquarters to demand better protection and working conditions in the wake of next month's EU-wide elections. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
April 26, 2019 - 8:38 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of trade union members protested outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections. Union delegates from across many of the bloc's 28 nations gathered for the peaceful march in...
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People are seated after flights were cancelled by Scandinavian Airlines, at Oslo Airport in Gardermoen, Norway, Friday, April 26, 2019. Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines have launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel almost all its flights. (Ole Berg-Rusten/NTB Scanpix via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 8:02 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passengers. The Stockholm-based carrier said talks on a new...
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April 26, 2019 - 7:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of trade union members are protesting outside European Union headquarters to demand better working conditions and protections for employees after next month's EU-wide elections. Union delegates from across many of the bloc's 28 nation gathered Friday in the peaceful march...
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April 26, 2019 - 4:50 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passengers. The Stockholm-based carrier said talks on a new...
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Teachers from across Poland gather in Warsaw, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The teachers demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 25, 2019 - 8:53 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of the Polish Teachers' Union says it is suspending a strike that has closed most Polish schools for nearly three weeks in order to allow end-of-year exams to go forward. Slawomir Broniarz said Thursday that the strike for higher pay for teachers will end Saturday,...
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April 24, 2019 - 11:00 am
BUTEMBO, Congo (AP) — Doctors at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola crisis are threatening to go on strike indefinitely if health workers are attacked again. The march on Wednesday comes after a Cameroon national working for the World Health Organization was killed last week on assignment in eastern...
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