Labor Unions

  1. Cliffs Natural Falls on Ratified Labor Contract ...

    The United Steelworkers union ratified a new labor contract for Cliffs' employees ...
  2. General Motors Reaches Agreement With Canadian ...

    With this agreement, General Motors narrowly averted a strike by 4,000 workers in ...
  3. After a Slump, Airline Industry Gets a Turnaround

    After years of turmoil, the U.S. airline sector finally is getting off the ground. ...
  4. Macy's Workers May Strike at Midnight Tonight

    Chances of a workers' strike at Macy's increased Wednesday after the department store ...
  5. What Happens to GM's Business When Union Members ...

    Familiarize yourself with how a union worker’s strike could affect GM’s bottom line, ...
  6. Verizon Stock Rises on Strike Agreement (VZ)

    An "agreement in principle" has been reached between Verizon Communications and union ...
  1. Cliffs Natural Falls on Ratified Labor Contract ...

    The United Steelworkers union ratified a new labor contract for Cliffs' employees ...
  2. General Motors Reaches Agreement With Canadian ...

    With this agreement, General Motors narrowly averted a strike by 4,000 workers in ...
  3. After a Slump, Airline Industry Gets a Turnaround

    After years of turmoil, the U.S. airline sector finally is getting off the ground. ...
  4. Macy's Workers May Strike at Midnight Tonight

    Chances of a workers' strike at Macy's increased Wednesday after the department store ...
  5. What Happens to GM's Business When Union Members ...

    Familiarize yourself with how a union worker’s strike could affect GM’s bottom line, ...
  6. Verizon Stock Rises on Strike Agreement (VZ)

    An "agreement in principle" has been reached between Verizon Communications and union ...
  1. Do businesses in states with right-to-work laws have demonstrably less deadweight ...

    Learn more about the economic impact of right-to-work laws and how unions impact production and purchase levels. Explore ...
  2. What are the major expenses that affect companies in the airline industry?

    Discover the major expenses that airlines must pay. The two largest are labor costs and fuel costs. Fuel costs are the biggest ...
  3. What inputs are considered to be factors of production?

    Learn what the economic term "factors of production" means, what the four categories of factors of production are and what ...
  4. How does someone commit featherbedding?

    Featherbedding describes the practice where businesses hire more workers than are necessary to carry out particular tasks. ...
  1. The 10 Biggest Strikes In U.S. History

    American workers have striked to demand better pay, working conditions and benefits. ...
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