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
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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
SEATTLE (AP) — Unions representing Boeing machinists and mill workers are siding with businesses in a bitter fight over how much fish people eat, and thus how clean Washington state waters should be. 462 more words