Workers miss payday as US shutdown bites

Workers miss payday as US shutdown bites

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJust why has the US government partially shut down?Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers have missed their first payday of the year as the partial shutdown of the US government bites deeper. Many workers, such as prison guards and airport staff, have been working without any…

Fast-food workers are striking after a McDonald’s customer attacked an employee

Fast-food workers are striking after a McDonald’s customer attacked an employee

Fast-food workers in Florida are striking to draw attention to a problem plaguing the industry. Employees involved in the „Fight for $15” movement in St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Orlando, Florida, are striking during lunchtime on Tuesday. The strike follows a viral video showing a fight in a Florida McDonald’s. The video, posted online in early…

Fiat workers are striking in anger at Juventus’ $130 million deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

Fiat workers are striking in anger at Juventus’ $130 million deal for Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo. Reuters Angry workers at Italian automaker Fiat are set to go on strike to protest soccer club Juventus’ signing of star forward Cristiano Ronaldo for around €112 million ($130 million). Juventus’ owners, the Agnelli family, also controls about 30% of Fiat Chrysler through a holding company. Workers are angry because they believe the…

Oil refinery workers win $60m lottery

Oil refinery workers win $60m lottery

Image copyright Twitter/Atlantic Lottery Image caption The 31 winners will split about C$1.9m each Thirty-one Canadian oil refinery workers are splitting a C$60m ($47m; £34m) lottery jackpot. The name of the town where the 31 workers from the province of Newfoundland are employed? Come By Chance. The lottery ticket won the workers one of the…