About 300 employees responsible for refuelling airplanes at Montreal and Toronto airports will soon be faced with a dilemma: Lose their jobs or agree to do the same work but with poorer job conditions as of July 1. 189 more words
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The union looking to organize workers at Boeing’s South Carolina plant has put its plans in a holding pattern, claiming workers are so opposed to signing up that they chased labor leaders off their porches at gunpoint. 411 more words
Relations between Air Canada and its 3,000 pilots took a sudden turn for the better Monday after secret talks between their union and the airline yielded a surprise tentative 10-year deal. 617 more words
Electrolux AB, the world’s second- biggest appliance maker, reported a second straight increase in quarterly profit amid improving demand in the U.S. and Europe.
Earnings before interest, taxes and one-time items rose 13 per cent to 1.17 billion kronor (US$171 million), Stockholm-based Electrolux said today, beating the 1.11 billion-kronor average of 10 analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. 379 more words
MONTREAL — A thousand employees of the Electrolux cooking appliance plant in L’Assomption, in Lanaudière, were left jobless this morning after the Swedish multinational closed its factory on Thursday morning, two days earlier than expected. 336 more words