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Business 15 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

British Airways cabin crew set Christmas strike

LONDON: British Airways cabin crew will strike over Christmas, their union said Monday, throwing the plans of thousands of holiday travelers into uncertainty at one of the busiest times of the year.

Business 05 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia and Indonesia decline to vote on contentious greenhouse gas proposal

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) and its counterpart, Indonesia-based GAPKI, have withdrawn from voting on resolutions to adopt the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission draft proposal into the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil's (RSPO) existing principles and criteria (PC).

Business 03 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

G20 Summit-Analysis, Asian voices gain force

Will it all work? World leaders achieved the minimum at their London summit, cobbling together more resources for the International Monetary Fund and pledging to do better regulating unruly financial markets.

Business 02 Nov 2008 | 12:00 AM

Machinists union ratifies pact with Boeing

SEATTLE (AP) - Machinists union members ratified a new contract with The Boeing Co. on Saturday, ending an eight-week strike that cut the airplane maker's profits and stalled jetliner deliveries.

Business 29 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

LA airport service workers walk off the job

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roughly 2,500 members of a union representing skycaps, janitors and other service workers at Los Angeles International Airport walked off the job Thursday.

Business 17 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Brazil offshore oil workers enter strike talks

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Negotiations between striking Brazilian oil workers and state oil company Petrobras ended late Wednesday with no immediate end of the walkout in sight.

Business 18 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

UAW, American Axle reach deal that could end 11-week strike

American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc. boosted its wage offer and increased the payments it will give workers to take a wage cut as part of a tentative agreement that could settle an 11-week strike by the United Auto Workers union, a person briefed on the deal said Saturday.

Business 11 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Autoworkers union: American Axle proposal includes closing 3 plants

DETROIT (AP): United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger said Saturday he thought the union had been close to a contract deal to end a strike against American Axle until the auto parts supplier offered a proposal that includes closing three plants.

Business 13 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Writers watchful as directors begin contract talks with studios

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The union representing Hollywood directors began its contract talks Saturday, with striking TV and film writers likely calculating how a deal might affect them.

Business 25 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor 3rd-quarter profit rises 44.8%

SEOUL (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday that its third-quarter net profit rose 44.8 percent as the largest South Korean automaker suffered no production losses from labor unrest, as it did in the same quarter in 2006.