• Air Canada pilots complain of ’embarrassing’ pay gap with US after Delta deal

    MONTREAL, March 3 (Reuters) – Air Canada (AC.TO) pilots are pushing for higher wages ahead of new contract talks, following recent gains made by pilots at US airline Delta Air Lines (DAL.N), union representatives told Reuters. A contract between Delta and its pilots that went into effect Thursday provides a 34% pay increase over four […]

  • Starbucks CEO Schultz may be ordered to testify at the U.S. Senate labor hearing

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders declined Thursday to backtrack on calls for Starbucks Corp. (SBUX.O) interim Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz, who steps down this month, to testify at a hearing on compliance with labor law. Starbucks reiterated Thursday that it has no plans to send Schultz to a U.S. Senate […]

  • Strike at German airports of nearly 300,000 passengers

    BERLIN, Feb. 17 (Reuters) – A 24-hour strike at seven German airports, including Frankfurt and Munich, was expected to affect nearly 300,000 passengers on Friday as union workers pushed for higher wages and threatened a summer of “chaos” if their demands were not met. The strike coincided with the start of the Munich Security Conference, […]