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German cabin crew kick off 'massive' Lufthansa strike

Tens of thousands of Lufthansa passengers faced disruptions Thursday as cabin crew in Germany staged a "massive" 48-hour walkout in the biggest escalation yet of a bitter row over pay and conditions.

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Auto suppliers hit as GM strike in US grinds on

As the General Motors strike grinds on, more auto suppliers and contractors are sending workers home, adding to the economic drag on Michigan and other US midwestern car manufacturing hubs.

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GM strike negotiations take 'turn for the worse': union

Negotiations to resolve a three-week-old strike at General Motors for better pay, benefits and job security have taken "a turn for the worse," a top negotiator with the United Autoworkers Union said Sunday.

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Ryanair hit by investor revolt over executive pay

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair flew into a shareholder revolt on Thursday, as almost half of its investors voted against its remuneration of senior staff amid ongoing pilot strikes over pay.

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General Motors auto workers call strike in US

The United Auto Workers union called a nationwide strike against General Motors Sunday, with some 46,000 members set to walk off the job beginning at midnight amid an impasse in contract talks.

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British Airways pilots' strike enters second day

A landmark strike by British Airways pilots entered its second day on Tuesday with more travel chaos—and no end in sight to the long-running dispute over pay.

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BA pilots to strike for three days in September

British Airways pilots on Friday said they will strike for three days in September in a dispute over pay, in a move that could affect tens of thousands of travellers.

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Court allows Ryanair British pilots to strike

Ryanair's British-based pilots will be allowed to strike as planned this week, the High Court in London ruled on Wednesday, but the High Court in Dublin blocked Ireland's pilots from joining in the walkout.

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