It's the first nationwide strike ballot since tough new legal requirements for industrial action were introduced.
Major nations make labour rights a key part of trade deals. But what happens next?
Banking used to be an engine of social mobility and a generator of secure, satisfying employment for the many gainfully employed in it.
Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period as French president is over.
Around the world, McDonald’s is known for its staunch and well-resourced attempt to remain 'union free'.
The holiday began as a strike against excessive workweeks but now bears little resemblance to its worker-centric origins, even as the founders' gains are slowly lost.
Nearly one in five employed Americans is bound by a contract restricting moves to rival companies. Here's one way to make those arrangements less common.
Although workers at a Nissan auto plant in Mississippi rejected a proposal to join the United Auto Workers Union, organized labor has reason to be optimistic about its future.
Giving labor unions a financial stake in a company such as a newspaper can offer unique advantages that could benefit employees, society and the bottom line.
Lack of trust between Australia's cricketers and the game's governing body delayed negotiations in their protracted pay dispute. This relationship will need to be rebuilt in the coming months.
Professional sports is bucking major trends in industrial relations, such as a marked decline in both union membership and industrial disputes over recent decades.
National Archive files reveal how the PM offered preferential treatment to a breakaway union in a bid to weaken its rivals.
For Bill Shorten, cuts to Sunday penalty rates could become a pale version of WorkChoices.
New legislation has forced stronger action and might see the first walkout at Threadneedle Street in more than 50 years.
Union membership continues to fall, particularly within industries that traditionally claim a strong union heritage.
There are some different strategies unions are now considering to help these organisations survive in a changing economy.
Thwarted efforts to organize at Yale and a New York nursing home show how a changing of the guard at the National Labor Relations Board could potentially end the labor movement.
A new generation of workers has underpinned a successful election for Jeremy Corbyn. But can they be harnessed to recreate the power of the poll tax protests?
With the Conservatives trying to muscle in on traditional Labour territory by painting themselves as the party of workers, it's worth taking a closer look at their promises.
The restaurant chain may well be trying to head off union pressure and sidestep collective action ... but a win is a win.