Workers Pay

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO

Published 04/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to [more…]

Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers…

Brexit crisis tipped for British asparagus as EU seasonal workers…

Published 18/03/2019

ROSS-ON-WYE, England (Reuters) - For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn’s family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England. [more…]

Bangladesh police use tear gas, water cannons on protesting garment…

Bangladesh police use tear gas, water cannons on protesting garment…

Published 09/01/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi police used water cannons, tear gas and batons to disperse thousands of protesting garment factory workers on Wednesday, after they pressed [more…]

The push to improve working conditions for U.S. caregivers

The push to improve working conditions for U.S. caregivers

Published 20/12/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ai-jen Poo wants to transform caregiving into real work. By “real,” she does not mean more difficult. Rather, the activist and author [more…]

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards

Published 10/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the old days, longtime employees in the United States were honored with a gold watch after 30 years or so [more…]

Employee rights group says Wells Fargo declined planned meeting

Employee rights group says Wells Fargo declined planned meeting

Published 06/12/2018

(Reuters) - A union-backed bank employee rights group is complaining after Wells Fargo & Co declined to meet with members last week, according to a [more…]

Trump on Twitter (Nov 14) – Steelworkers, California Wildfires,…

Trump on Twitter (Nov 14) – Steelworkers, California Wildfires,…

Published 15/11/2018

The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has [more…]

Merrill Lynch to pay brokers bonuses based on credits for…

Merrill Lynch to pay brokers bonuses based on credits for…

Published 02/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America’s Merrill Lynch Wealth Management said on Thursday that starting next year, it will give advisers more credit toward [more…]

Uber goes to court to defend business model over UK worker rights

Uber goes to court to defend business model over UK worker rights

Published 30/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber heads to a British court on Tuesday to defend its business model of treating drivers as self-employed, entitling them to few [more…]

U.S. top court wary of limiting company power to arbitrate disputes

U.S. top court wary of limiting company power to arbitrate disputes

Published 29/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled on Monday they may issue more pro-business rulings giving companies wide latitude to use arbitration to resolve [more…]