Labor issues

Albanian prime minister Edi Rama speaks during an interview to the Associated Press in Tirana, Friday, June 21, 2019. Rama says the opposition's main goal is to disrupt the country's efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
June 21, 2019 - 4:01 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian prime minister said Friday that the opposition's main goal is to disrupt the country's efforts to launch full membership negotiations with the European Union. Edi Rama, also leader of the ruling left-wing Socialist Party, also told The Associated Press in an...
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends the closing session of the the 108th International Labour Conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, June 21, 2019. (Magali Girardin/Keystone via AP)
June 21, 2019 - 11:09 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applauded and whooped in a U.N. conference hall after the...
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FILE - In this June 9, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The ambitious scope of Warren’s push to rethink everything from health care to technology and education has energized her presidential campaign _ and spurred questions about how she would deliver on her promises.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
June 21, 2019 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ambitious scope of Elizabeth Warren's push to rethink how America tackles issues such as health care, technology and education has energized her presidential campaign — and spurred questions about how she would deliver on her promises. At the heart of Warren's raft of policy...
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In this Thursday, June 20, 2019, photo, EVA Air flight attendants protest at the entrance to the EVA Air headquarters in Taoyuan, Taiwan. The strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. (AP Photo)
June 21, 2019 - 8:28 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan's second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Local media reported more than 100 flights were being canceled and almost 20,000 passengers would be affected on the first three...
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Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Friday, June 21, 2019. EU leaders conclude a two-day summit on Friday in which they will discuss the euro-area. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool)
June 21, 2019 - 4:32 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are underlining that their divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated regardless of who becomes the next prime minister there. At a summit of EU leaders Friday, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said the current Brexit agreement "is the best...
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with the media during an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Friday, June 21, 2019. European Union leaders have failed to back a plan to make the bloc's economy carbon neutral by 2050 in spite of promises to fight harder against climate change. (AP Photo/Riccardo Pareggiani)
June 20, 2019 - 9:28 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders failed Thursday to back a plan to make the bloc's economy carbon neutral by 2050 in spite of promises to protesters across the continent to fight harder against climate change. Ahead of a U.N. meeting in the fall, the proposal was relegated to a non-binding...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 20, 2019. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit to begin the process of finalizing candidates for the bloc's top jobs. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
June 20, 2019 - 8:46 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders failed to reach a deal early Friday on candidates for a full slate of the bloc's top jobs and announced a special summit for June 30 to try and break the deadlock. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the issue was still far too complicated to...
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President Donald Trump meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 20, 2019 - 8:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line. At Trump's insistence, the U.S., Canada and Mexico agreed to...
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Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger speaks during a House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the status of the Boeing 737 MAX on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 19, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who landed a crippled airliner safely on the...
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U.S. Navy patrol boats carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz bore "a striking resemblance" to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday. Iran has denied being involved. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
June 19, 2019 - 11:47 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Iraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq's southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company...
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