The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said it’s stepping into the stalled contract talks between the National Hockey League and its players.
The National Football League, the most-watched and richest sport in the U.S., shut down after players rejected management’s proposal to split $9 billion in annual income.
The union representing New York City Ballet dancers said today it filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board .
National Football League players filed an antitrust suit against team owners after talks on a new labor agreement failed and the NFL Players Association dropped its status as a union.
Dockworkers and their employers reached a tentative agreement on royalty payments, averting a strike that would have shut down U.S. ports from Maine to Texas for the first time in 35 years.
President Barack Obama is facing pressure to block a strike that would gridlock eastern U.S. ports and risk damaging industries from retail to manufacturing.
The National Football League and its players’ union were negotiating at a mediator’s office today in a bid to reach an agreement on a labor accord before the existing one expires at midnight.