Here is a pair of related posts, one from California, the other from France. Union nonsense is at the heart of both.The LA Times reports Postal Workers' Union Criticizes Staples-Run Post Offices. California leaders from a national postal workers' union are criticizing a Staples pilot program that has installed dozens of small post offices in the office-supply stores.
Paris (AFP) - Air France scrapped more than half its flights Wednesday as pilots extended a strike into a third day, defying Prime Minister Manuel Valls who urged them to stop their "incomprehensible" industrial action.
Paris (AFP) - Air France's main pilots' union offered to lift its crippling strike if an independent mediator were named to run negotiations in a bitter battle over the fate of the company's low-cost subsidiary.
Worried about upsetting Switzerland’s strong economy or driving its high costs even higher, more than three-quarters of Swiss voters rejected a plan Sunday to create the world’s highest minimum wage and slightly more than half spurned a request to outfit the Swiss Air Force with 22 new fighter jets.
In hopes of reducing the impact of Obamacare, Olive Garden and Red Lobster are reducing hours and studying the impact.
Right now, this is just a small test, involving only four stores. However, if large chains are testing in that direction, no doubt other companies are doing the same. I also suspect smaller chains have already shifted to that model completely.
Paris (AFP) - Air France pilots refused to budge Thursday after management offered to scrap plans to expand its low-cost subsidiary, as their strike became the longest ever at Europe's second-largest flag carrier.
Air France KLM SA's (ADR) (AFLYY) main pilot union has announced to end its 14-day strike in the interest of passengers, and the company. Syndicat National des Pilotes de Ligne (SNPL) said it has asked Air France's pilots to resume operations at the earliest, which is required for the dialogue process to continue under more serene conditions.