Hyundai Motor's South Korean labor union staged its first full nationwide strike in 12 years on Monday over wages, putting the automaker's earnings and sales targets at risk.
The full-day walkout came after a series of par
More than a million Indian workers in banking, telecoms and other sectors will go on strike on Friday, seeking higher wages and to protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's labour reforms and a plan to close some loss-making firms.
Train managers on the line linking Britain to continental Europe will strike for seven days in August, part of a dispute over working too many unsocial hours, but only one or two trains will need cancelling, service operator Eurostar said.
Guards protesting over pay shut the eastern Libyan oil terminal of Hariga, delaying two shipments of crude, a port official said.
A unit of Libya's Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) took the action because t
As many as seven of Royal Dutch Shell's North Sea platforms could be hit by the first strike action in the basin in 10 years after Wood Group employees working on the facilities voted on Wednesday in favour of industrial action.
Leaders of a Nigerian trade union whose members are on strike held talks with government officials on Monday aimed at resolving the dispute, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and a union leader said.
Norwegian offshore oil workers and employers signed a new wage deal on Saturday, avoiding a strike that would have cut the output from western Europe's top oil and gas producer by about six per cent, employers and unions said.
Energy companies and trade unions in Norway began two-day wage talks on Thursday in a bid to avert a strike that would cut output from Europe's largest oil producer by 12 percent, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said.
Dozens of easyJet pilots based in the Netherlands will hold a second strike on Friday lasting 24 hours after failing to secure better working hours, pensions and sick pay from the budget airline, the Dutch Airline Pilots Association said.
Greek civil aviation workers suspended a five-day strike planned for June 20-25 to protest against the development of the country's regional airports after receiving assurances from the government their jobs were not at risk.