Labor issues

FILE - In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Les Moonves arrives at the CBS, CW and Showtime TCA party at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. CBS is pledging $20 million in grants to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from the scandal that forced the ouster of Moonves. CBS said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 that the money will go toward helping the organizations expand their work and “ties into the company’s ongoing commitment to strengthening its own workplace culture.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2018 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is pledging $20 million in support of 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves. CBS said Friday that the money will go toward helping the...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May pauses before answering questions during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic no-deal scenario. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
December 14, 2018 - 1:02 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7 p.m. Britain's environmental secretary says Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit bill can survive in Parliament despite strong opposition. Michael Gove said Friday he thinks the contentious bill can pass in Parliament although he did not...
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FILE - This May 5, 2011 file photo shows General Motors headquarters in Detroit. The General Motors’ massive 14,000-person layoff announced last Nov. 2018 might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved by adding jobs at other U.S. factories. Blue-collar workers in many cities will still lose jobs when GM shutters four U.S. factories next year. But most could find employment at other GM plants. Some would have to relocate. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 14, 2018 - 11:43 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. Blue-collar workers will still lose jobs at four U.S...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May pauses before answering questions during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic no-deal scenario. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
December 14, 2018 - 10:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:55 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the withdrawal deal on Brexit cannot be renegotiated and that it's now up to the British Parliament to make the next move. Macron spoke Friday after an EU summit and a one-on-one meeting with...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
December 14, 2018 - 9:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Romania's president is stressing how important it is for Romanians and other European Union citizens in the U.K. to have their rights respected after it leaves bloc. In a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels,...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
December 14, 2018 - 9:06 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she had a "robust" exchange with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker about his use of the word "nebulous," which was construed by some as targeting the thoughts of the British leader...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British prime minister seeks a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
December 14, 2018 - 8:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:35 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has brushed off a question about quitting over the Brexit impasse. She said Friday "there is a job to be done here" when asked if she would prefer to step down and retire to a desert island. May...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, demonstrators march on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, as they protest the rising of the fuel prices. “Yellow vest” protests have gripped France for four weeks, blocking highways from Provence to Normandy and erupting in rioting in Paris. They’ve shaken the country to its core and left President Emmanuel Macron struggling to retain control. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
December 14, 2018 - 6:54 am
PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris' police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength...
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In this Oct. 21, 2018, photo, Sister Laurentina, left, stands next to the tombstone of Adelina Sau in Abi village in West Timor, Indonesia. Adelina died while working as a maid for a Malaysian family. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
December 14, 2018 - 5:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official vowed on Friday to do more to combat human trafficking after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed that scores of trafficked girls have quietly disappeared from one of the nation's poorest regions. Josef Nae Soi, the vice governor of East...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2018, file photo, demonstrators march on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France, as they protest the rising of the fuel prices. “Yellow vest” protests have gripped France for four weeks, blocking highways from Provence to Normandy and erupting in rioting in Paris. They’ve shaken the country to its core and left President Emmanuel Macron struggling to retain control. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)
December 14, 2018 - 4:53 am
PARIS (AP) — Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris' police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength...
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