Over the past few weeks, cities have continued to remove Occupy Wall Street protesters from their encampments. Occupy has responded to these ejections by changing its focus from public spaces toward private property: foreclosed homes.
When word came down Monday that an ownership lockout would cancel at least the first two weeks of this year's NBA season, players' association president and Los Angeles Lakers point guard Derek Fisher had a three-word response.
March is typically not the time for football fans to give much thought to the upcoming season. But this is not a typical year, and fans who want to see games start as normal this fall have good reason to be worried.
Five days after saying he was unprepared to put his thumb on the scales of collective-bargaining negotiations between the NFL's owners and players, U.S. District Judge David Doty did just that Tuesday by reversing an earlier ruling that would have granted the owners access to $4 billion in television revenues during a lockout.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Football fans seeking a resolution to the labor impasse between the NFL's owners and players have spent the past seven days eyeballing Washington in hopes that the federally mediated talks will lead to a new collective bargaining agreement.
An estimated 3 million workers walked off the job Wednesday in Portugal's first general strike in 22 years, a protest against austerity measures imposed by a government under market pressure to cut spending.
Six major British airports, including London's Heathrow, could shut down after employees of airport operator BAA overwhelmingly voted to go on strike Thursday in a dispute over pay, union officers said.
Before both sides of Major League Soccer's labor dispute went public recently with their gripes and disclosed some of the main issues at stake, the veil of silence over negotiations allowed many to hope that things behind the curtain weren't all that bad. They optimistically imagined that the two sides were conferring in a civilized manner and that appropriate compromises would be made for the greater good of a game that is still looking to grow in this region.
As a snowstorm swept New York City last week, FSB joined members of the Writer's Guild of America East (WGAE) gathered to protest in Times Square, where savvy entrepreneurs took advantage of the striking writers' congregation to get exposure for products aimed at alleviating the miseries of extended stretches in the frozen outdoors.
Writers aren't the only ones sacrificing paychecks to the ongoing strike launched by the Writers Guild of America last month: The work stoppage is also crimping the cash flow of small businesses like History for Hire, Pam Elyea's vintage rental business in North Hollywood, Calif.
Traffic gridlock gripped the French capital Wednesday as President Nicolas Sarkozy's promised labor reforms went head to head with transport and utility unions who have launched an open-ended nationwide strike.
Members of the United Auto Workers union reported to work at General Motors plants Monday morning as negotiators continue to seek a new labor agreement more than two days after their old contract expired.
Lawyers for Northwest Airlines and its flight attendants union were due to face off in bankruptcy court Friday over whether management at the nation's No. 5 airline can impose a contract rejected by 80 percent of the union's members.
The success of Northwest Airlines in keeping its planes flying despite a mechanics' strike could affect millions of unionized workers far from the already battered airline industry, labor experts said Monday.
A state arbitrator has proposed a settlement of a thorny pay dispute between the city of Boston and its police union, which had raised the specter of picketing at next week's Democratic National Convention.