Articles tagged “strikes”

Caesars Employees Avoid Strike With Approval of New Labor Contract

Caesars Employees Avoid Strike With Approval of New Labor Contract

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

The last thing Vegas — or any tourism destination for that matter — needs is a labor strike.

1 week ago

Labor Unions Threaten a Las Vegas Strike That Might Cost Casinos Millions

Labor Unions Threaten a Las Vegas Strike That Might Cost Casinos Millions

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Take the union numbers quoted in this article with a grain of salt, as their remarks may be inflated as a negotiating tactic. But there's no doubt a labor strike could hurt Las Vegas resort groups.

4 weeks ago

French Rail Workers Set to Strike and Disrupt Intercity Train Service

French Rail Workers Set to Strike and Disrupt Intercity Train Service

Associated Press

For travelers, the ugliest French word is gréve, or strike. But like it or not, France's largest rail union will be striking over the next few months to challenge proposed labor law changes. Mon Dieu!

3 months ago

British Airways’ Cabin Crew Strike Could Impact Holiday Travel Plans

British Airways’ Cabin Crew Strike Could Impact Holiday Travel Plans

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

If the outcomes of past British Airways strikes and those of other European carriers are any indication, the odds of cabin crew walking away with better pay aren't in their favor.

2 years ago

Strike Continues to Hurt Lufthansa as Pilot Standoff Enters Second Week

Strike Continues to Hurt Lufthansa as Pilot Standoff Enters Second Week

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Lufthansa's difficult relationship with its pilots is continuing to cause problems at the airline. Low-cost rival Ryanair is in a good spot to capitalize on the situation if things can't be sorted out.

2 years ago

Eurostar Strike to Bring More Misery For European Travelers

Eurostar Strike to Bring More Misery For European Travelers

Phil Serafino, Bloomberg

Although Eurostar says it plans to only cancel a couple of trains a day, the knock-on effect to other services will likely mean that anyone traveling during the period faces some level of disruption.

2 years ago

Lufthansa’s Flight Attendants Gearing up For Yet Another Strike This Week

Lufthansa’s Flight Attendants Gearing up For Yet Another Strike This Week

Associated Press

Inroads from the Gulf carriers have exacerbated the conflict between Lufthansa and its unions. It looks like things are going to get uglier as neither side seems ready for a compromise.

3 years ago

Allegiant Pilots Plan to Strike as Airline Sues to Block It

Allegiant Pilots Plan to Strike as Airline Sues to Block It

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Allegiant acknowledges that a strike would cost it millions of dollars a day and would leave travelers stuck without options because from many of the smaller cities it flies from Allegiant provides the only scheduled service.

3 years ago

Air France Pilots to Extend Strike To September 26

Associated Press

The Air France pilots strike is a clash of trends past and present: the historic power of labor in France and certain other parts of Europe versus an aviation industry that is reinventing itself.

4 years ago

Lufthansa cancels 500 flights in anticipation of labor strike Thursday

Lufthansa cancels 500 flights in anticipation of labor strike Thursday

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Lufthansa will be forced to find another way to work towards higher profits than a two-year pay freeze and longer hours for employees -- unless it fancies a series of labor outburst and customer cancellations.

5 years ago

Iberia’s second round of strikes begin as Spain’s tourism industry in turmoil

Iberia’s second round of strikes begin as Spain’s tourism industry in turmoil

Reuters

Spain, hugely dependent on tourism, will hurt even more with Iberia struggles, as its ailing economy sputters through 2013.

5 years ago

Iberia’s largest labor strike slashes daily flights by 40 percent

Iberia’s largest labor strike slashes daily flights by 40 percent

Manuel Baigorri and Patricia Laya, Bloomberg

Interruptions to rail and air services have occurred with increasing frequency in Spain over the past year, which actually diminishes the strikes’ goal of protecting Iberia workforce from IAG budget cuts.

5 years ago