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Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, attends an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, in Tehran, Iran.
Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, was killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, Iraqi television and three Iraqi officials said. Read more here.
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United Auto Worker Lindsey Higgins, exits the the UAW Local 2250 Ken Worley Hall with her two children after voting on the offer made to union workers by General Motors on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
AP News
October 25, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Striking workers at two large General Motors factories, including one with the most employees in the U.S., have approved a new contract with the company, all but assuring the deal will be ratified and a contentious 40-day strike will end Friday.
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Bryan Woolston/AP Photo
AP News
October 17, 2019 - 5:19 pm
By Tom Krisher DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for several more days until they vote on a tentative four-year contract agreement with the company. Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted to recommend the agreement to members at a...
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Union members picket outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 16, 2019 - 11:56 am
The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill.
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Yolanda Jacobs, a United Auto Workers member, walks the picket line at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Mich.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 15, 2019 - 10:59 am
General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed the company's factories.
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The Renaissance Center, headquarters of General Motors, on the Detroit River in downtown Detroit.
Mary Schroeder, Special to the Free Press
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 11:14 am
A parts shortage caused by a strike by the United Auto Workers union has forced General Motors to shut down its pickup truck and transmission factories in Silao, Mexico.
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Nearly 50,000 UAW members who work in GM facilities across the country, including here in Langhorne, are now on strike.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
September 16, 2019 - 7:07 am
Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers are now on strike. Their walkout began at midnight at GM facilities across the country. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the U.S., as well as 22 parts distribution warehouses, including the one in Langhorne.
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British Airways
Matt Dunham/AP
AP News
September 09, 2019 - 11:30 am
British Airways has canceled almost all its flights for 48 hours, affecting as many as 195,000 travelers, due to a strike by pilots over pay. Read more here.
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The Community College of Philadelphia.
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
March 27, 2019 - 7:09 pm
UPDATED: 10.11 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Faculty and staff members at Community College of Philadelphia voted on Wednesday evening to go on strike in April if they can't agree on a new contract with the school. "We don't work here to get rich, but we simply can't afford to go backwards,"...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 27, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After two and a half years of contract talks, the faculty at Community College of Philadelphia will decide Wednesday evening whether they should go on strike. The union representing 1,200 faculty and staff members at CCP votes at 6:15 p.m. on whether to hit the picket...
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