• A 24-hour strike by Lisbon subway staff has snarled rush-hour traffic in the Portuguese capital in the latest protest against the bailed-out country's austerity policies.

    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2013, 6:39 AM EDT
  • Amazon workers wearing bibs of the ver.di service industry labour union blow into whistles while striking

    The union is pushing the online retailer to adopt wage agreements similar to those governing retail and mail-order workers.

    LAST UPDATE : May 27, 2013, 9:02 AM EDT