Ryanair passengers in a state of panic over planned strike

July 6, 2018 2:00 am

In a statement to customers, the airline described the strike action, which was announced by trade union Forsa, as “unnecessary”. “Ryanair will communicate next Tuesday by email and SMS text with all customers travelling from Ireland next Thursday if this unnecessary strike goes ahead,” a spokesperson for the airline said....

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Union At Halifax Shipyard Gives Strike Notice

June 15, 2018 11:15 am

HALIFAX — The union at the Halifax shipyard where the “backbone” of the next generation of Royal Canadian Navy vessels are being built has given 48−hour strike notice, with picket lines expected to go up Saturday morning. Unifor issued a news release issued late Wednesday saying a strong majority of 850 unionized employees at...

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Plane ‘three seconds from crash’

June 10, 2018 4:00 pm

IT’S one of the world’s most famous airports, attracting thousands of thrillseekers eager to snap once-in-a-lifetime images of planes coming in for extremely close landings by the beach. But for passengers on board this flight, the approach to Princess Juliana International Airport at St Maarten became far more hair-raising than...

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Canadian Pacific Railway Strike Ends

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June 1, 2018 5:13 am

TORONTO—A strike that temporarily shut down Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. operations is over, as the company and the union representing conductors and locomotive engineers on Wednesday reached a tentative four-year deal.

Storm Alberto remains strong as it approaches Gulf Coast

May 29, 2018 8:42 am

Subtropical Storm Alberto gained the early jump on the 2018 hurricane season as it headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds. Though the Atlantic hurricane season doesn’t officially start until Friday, Alberto has become the...

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Miami prepares for Subtropical Storm Alberto

May 27, 2018 2:45 am

    By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. Cuba was being pounded...

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