Amazon employees protest on some German, French sites on Black Friday

Actions part of global call by Make Amazon Pay initiative Demonstration calls for better pay Amazon says no disruption to operations BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Some employees at Amazon (AMZN.O) branches in Germany and France took down tools on Black Friday as part of a global move to target the online retailer on one … Read more

Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

Trains, schools hit by French union strike amid rising inflation

PARIS, Oct. 18 (Reuters) – Regional rail traffic in France was cut by about half on Tuesday after several unions called a nationwide strike, trying to capitalize on decades of high inflation anger over weeks-long industrial action at oil refineries extend to other sectors. There was also some disruption to schools as the strike mainly … Read more

Thousands take to the streets of Paris to protest rising prices

PARIS, Oct. 16 (Reuters) – Thousands of people took to the streets in Paris on Sunday to protest rising prices as weeks of strikes for higher wages at oil refineries fueled demand for a general strike. The leader of the left-wing party La France Insoumise (France Unbowed), Jean-Luc Melenchon, marched with this year’s Nobel Prize … Read more

Nigerian Oil Export Terminal Had 9 Years Theft Line At Sea

ABUJA, Oct. 6 (Reuters) – Officials in Nigeria discovered an illegal connecting line from one of its main oil export terminals to the sea that had been operating undetected for nine years, said the head of state oil company NNPC LTD. The 2.5-mile (4-kilometer) link from the Forcados export terminal, which typically exports about 250,000 … Read more

The US Northeast faces potential energy shortages as the rails begin to close

Unused oil tankers are pictured on Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad tracks outside Hinsdale, New York Aug 24, 2015. Photo taken Aug 24, 2015. REUTERS/Lindsay DeDario/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (Reuters) – Some trains carrying fuel components to the northeastern US have been halted … Read more

US military launches attack on Iran-linked targets in Syria

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (Reuters) – The US military said Tuesday it would conduct airstrikes in Syria’s Deir al-Zor against facilities used by groups affiliated with Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strikes came even as the United States wanted to respond to a draft agreement proposed by the European Union that would bring back … Read more

Workers in UK’s largest container port, Felixstowe, begin 8-day strike

A view shows stacked shipping containers in the port of Felixstowe, UK, October 13, 2021. Photo taken with a drone. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Aug. 21 (Reuters) – More than 1,900 workers in Britain’s largest container port will begin strikes for eight days on Sunday. Their union … Read more

SAS and pilots resume negotiations on Monday after 14 days of strike -NRK

SAS planes are parked at Oslo Airport Gardermoen as Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) pilots go on strike, Norway July 4, 2022. Beate Oma Dahle/NTB via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register STOCKHOLM, July 17 (Reuters) – Ailing Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) and striking pilot unions will resume negotiations on Monday, public broadcaster … Read more

Boeing ‘disappointed’ union recommending rejection of contract offer

A Boeing logo is on display at the company’s Everett plant after it was announced that their 777X model will make its maiden test flight later in the week in Everett, Washington, US Jan. 21, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register July 16 (Reuters) – Boeing said Saturday … Read more