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VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid

For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a forei...

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid

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United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car plant....
05:34, 2019-05-30

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:17, 2019-05-23

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
19:17, 2019-05-21

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
13:51, 2019-06-14

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
20:51, 2019-06-15

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:17, 2019-06-15

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
05:17, 2019-06-15

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:51, 2019-06-15

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
13:51, 2019-06-14

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egyptians. One was the first with 365 days in a year. ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The post The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics appeared first on L...
18:34, 2019-05-22

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
01:34, 2019-05-30

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00, 2019-06-13

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Tenn. Mother Finds Man Living In Attic Above 14-Year-Old Daughter’s Closet MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WSMV/CNN) – Investigators in Tennessee arrested an 18-year-old man who they say was living in the attic above a teenage girl’s closet and would come down at night to visit her. The mother of a 14-year-old girl came home to find 18-year-old Matthew Casto standing at the t...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Antioch, Tenn., church shooter Emanuel Samson sentenced to life in prison A Tennessee jury has handed down a life sentence for a man who opened fire at an Antioch church in 2017, killing one woman and injuring seven others....
20:51, 2019-05-29

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
22:51, 2019-06-11

UK’s May under fire after lawmakers reject Brexit offer LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint, after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from her own party and the opposition. May plans to ask Parliament to vote next month on a bill implementing Britain’s departu...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jeffersonville in 2014. He faces trial on Aug. 19. Ob...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Yankees wish Dallas Keuchel had more reasons to reject them If the Yankees had to lose out on Dallas Keuchel, they hoped to lose big. That, at least according to GM Brian Cashman. “When you lose out (in free agency), you hope it’s that you’re blown out of the water,” Cashman said on WFAN, “and not by the hair on your chiny-chin-chin.” The bearded Keuchel,......
06:00, 2019-06-11

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal government. But critics said de Blasio’s pledge is la...
02:17, 2019-05-29

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of Eddy, his debut autobiographical novel about growing up poor, gay and bullied in northern France, w...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
16:51, 2019-06-05

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
14:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s divisive politics. “It is my very strong be...
23:34, 2019-06-12

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
21:00, 2019-06-18

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla Inc. failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
04:34, 2019-06-12

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
19:00, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the protesters while shooting and killing them at the same...
13:51, 2019-06-05

UEFA reject PSG's appeal to overturn Neymar's Champions League ban "Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar\u0027s appeal against a three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials following the French side\u0027s elimination from the competition last season has been rejected, UEFA said on Wednesday."...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive and board chairman at the largest publicly-traded oil producer....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Icahn, Caesars reject too-low takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts Carl Icahn is caught in a game of poker with a casino baron — and he may not be holding the cards he hoped. Caesars Entertainment, which Icahn prodded onto the auction block in April, has rejected a takeover offer from Eldorado Resorts as too low — although continued negotiations could soon lead to ...
08:51, 2019-06-07

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas in South Korea", newspaper Chosun Ilbo reported....
19:01, 2019-05-23

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:17, 2019-06-05

'I reject your hypothesis': Tarantino lashes out at criticism over female actors Director reacts angrily to questions about limited screen time for Margot Robbie in Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood, and violence against female charactersQuentin Tarantino responded sharply to questions about the portrayal of women in his films and disgraced director Roman Polanski at a press confe...
19:00, 2019-05-22

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
03:51, 2019-05-30

Palestinian Business Leaders Reject Trump’s Economic Overture The Trump administration is organizing a conference to show Palestinian business leaders the economic benefits of its Mideast peace plan. The Palestinians are saying no thanks....
16:51, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive and board chairman at the largest publicly-traded oil producer....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
07:34, 2019-05-30

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
13:51, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:34, 2019-05-29

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
02:51, 2019-06-06

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
08:34, 2019-06-18

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
11:51, 2019-06-15

Real Madrid reject Pochettino claims over Tottenham’s training-ground stay • Spurs denied permission to stay, said Pochettino• Real Madrid: ‘It is false that this request was produced’Real Madrid have rejected claims by Tottenham’s manager, Mauricio Pochettino, that the London club were denied permission to stay at their training ground before the Champions League final.Sp...
15:00, 2019-05-24

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party Makes Big Gains as U.K. Voters Reject the Status Quo (LONDON) — Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party scored big gains in European elections, with his party and several anti-Brexit parties dooming the governing Conservative Party and opposition Labour to humiliating defeats. With results announced early Monday for all of Engla...
09:00, 2019-05-28

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century"....
14:17, 2019-05-31

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
10:34, 2019-06-16

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the collective benefit of all”....
17:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
03:51, 2019-05-23

This tomato is the first ‘sexually fluid’ plant A plant that baffled scientists by repeatedly changing gender is the first to be called “sexually fluid.” A single Dungowan Bush Tomato plant can vary between male, female or neither. It has confused botanists since it was first discovered in the Australian outback in the 1970s. But DNA analys...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Toyota To Build New Plant In Myanmar Toyota Motor Corporation will be building its first vehicle production company in Myanmar where it will locally produce the Hilux from February 2021. The announcement comes after other carmakers like......
10:17, 2019-06-02

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
03:01, 2019-06-02

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 38, some seriously MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s emergencies ministry says 38 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. The ministry said four of the injured were in se...
16:00, 2019-06-01

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the cause of the blast has not been determined. The mi...
05:51, 2019-06-02

Fire Reported At Toyota Plant SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A fire broke out early Wednesday morning at the Georgetown Toyota plant. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. Details are limited at this time, but fire officials say no one was hurt. They described the fire as small. No word on a cause, or any damage. The post Fire Re...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure - ITV Car manufacturer Ford is to close its British engine manufacturing plant in Bridgend, Wales, ITV news reported, saying an announcement would be made on Thursday....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville produced toothpaste and other personal hygiene products for decades until it closed in 2007. But a ...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered the United Auto Workers its first fully organized, foreign-owned auto assembly plant in the traditionally anti-union South. The vote of hourly workers...
05:51, 2019-06-15

Ford to close Bridgend plant - reports Ford refuses to comment as speculation suggests closure could be announced on Thursday Ford is set to close its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, multiple sources are reporting. The news - which will lead to around 1700 job losses - is set to be announced formally tomorrow (Thursday). The plant opene...
21:51, 2019-06-05

How to Create a Simple Plant-Watering Schedule As an elder millennial, it goes without saying that I’m into plants. I have five on my office desk (one is a small fishbowl with two Marimo moss balls). But I don’t just go on autopilot and water ‘em every Friday. Plants don’t like that, preferring a more personalized schedule. But how do you keep t...
19:00, 2019-06-05

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
14:17, 2019-06-07

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and....
22:51, 2019-05-24

Workers are ready to ditch passwords Workers across the world are ready to embrace new security measures and ditch passwords for good, new research has claimed.A report from Okta found that a majority of employees are prepared to embrace change due to the stress caused by needing to remember passwords for multiple devices.Over two-thir...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
11:17, 2019-06-07

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reverse closures planned for when they had expected Britain to leave the EU....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Toyota to set up Myanmar plant to assemble Hilux trucks Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging nation where demand for cars has been soaring....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Several employees have been sent to a hospital after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. A Tyson spokesman said five employees were sent to the hospital on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its plant in Springdale, about...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Union: Ford to close plant in Wales that employs 1,700 LONDON (AP) — A union says Ford plans to close its engine plant in Bridgend, Wales, in September 2020. The GMB union says union leaders are being given the news by company officials on Thursday. Ford is expected to make an announcement later about the plant, which employs 1,700 people. GMB regional ...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Lear stays put to supply Ford plant in Chicago Lear has made Ford seats in Hammond, Ind., for a quarter of a century. Other nearby locations tried to lure the supplier's newest plant investment, but Lear stayed put....
08:00, 2019-06-08

Simple city gardening: how to transform your outside space with just one plant Kate Gould, award-winning RHS Chelsea garden designer, explains how a few well-chosen plants can turn a small garden or balcony into a relaxing retreat....
07:01, 2019-06-07

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, report says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
00:00, 2019-06-06

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire Almost 80 people were injured and two more were missing after explosions and a fire at an explosives plant in Dzerzhinsk. The cause of the blasts that shattered windows in the city of 230,000 was not clear....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
15:34, 2019-06-01

Ford to announce UK engine plant closure, union says Ford declined to comment on what it called speculation. Ford makes about 1.3 million engines at two locations in eastern England. It has previously warned it could face $1 billion in tariff costs in the event of a so-called hard Brexit....
13:51, 2019-06-06

EV maker Nio plans Beijing plant, will likely seek a partner: CEO Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc is keen to build a production base in Beijing and will likely seek a manufacturing partner, Chief Executive Officer and founder William Li said this week....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
19:01, 2019-06-01

‘We Have a Lot of Questions’: Doubts Loom Over G.M. Plan for Lordstown Plant President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Ford: No Brexit link to Bridgend plant closure Ford has confirmed plans to close its engine plant at Bridgend in South Wales by September 2020, saying it faced becoming "economically unsustainable" in the world's drive for electric vehicles....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Production resumes at world’s biggest Nutella plant PARIS (AP) — Unions and owner Ferrero say workers at the world’s biggest Nutella factory have removed picket lines and are back to work after production after was brought to a near standstill in a dispute over salary negotiations. Ferrero said on Wednesday that access to the factory was reopen...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21)        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-earth mineral-processing companies announced a new jo...
18:51, 2019-05-26

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
16:51, 2019-05-28

New Filipino law requires students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate A new law has been introduced in the Philippines which requires all elementary school, high school and college students to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate....
22:17, 2019-05-28

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
15:34, 2019-06-17

Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will move on Tuesday to scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp following the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new version of its industry-upsetting burger, which it says looks, tastes and cooks more like beef than the original Beyond Burger. The new “meatier”...
21:51, 2019-06-11

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
19:17, 2019-05-29

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 14, 2019....
22:00, 2019-06-14

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
08:17, 2019-05-22

'Plant-curious': UK's first 100% vegan hotel opens in the Highlands Family firm hopes to attract people keen to try plant-based alternatives to meatIn the kitchen of Saorsa 1875, Luca Sordi is decorating a scoop of zesty almond butter with a sprinkling of fermented spruce tips.“With butter, there are so many more interesting alternatives,” says the Italian-born, Lon...
16:01, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Sasol raises cost estimate for U.S. plant by around $1 bln Sasol has raised the expected cost of its U.S. ethane cracker project by around $1 billion following a review by the project's new management, the South African petrochemical firm said on Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-05-22

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
00:51, 2019-05-25

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research which dubbed it “no...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a significant portion of employees away from company...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
01:51, 2019-06-08

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
06:51, 2019-05-22

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
15:17, 2019-06-15

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:32, 2019-05-21

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
14:01, 2019-06-19

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipment rodeo is the Superbowl of Highway Maintenance. ...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Sex workers push to legalize prostitution in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill was announced Monday and isn’t expected to get a vote before the Democrat-led Senate and Assembly plan ...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
20:00, 2019-06-03

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
17:17, 2019-06-11

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
21:17, 2019-06-08

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in the South....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
23:51, 2019-06-05

‘Frightening’ number of plant extinctions found in global survey Study shows 571 species wiped out, and scientists say figure is likely to be big underestimateHuman destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global analysis of the issue.They found 571 species had def...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Italian automotive supplier plans new manufacturing plant in Detroit Tiberina Group, a supplier of body-in-white and metal stampings for the auto industry, acquired 10 acres of land at the former American Axle site near downtown Detroit....
22:17, 2019-05-31

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Lockheed Martin announces $142M expansion of Arkansas plant LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it is spending $142 million and hiring 326 new workers over the next few years as it expands its south Arkansas facility. The Maryland-based company on Monday announced the expansion of its plant in Camden, about 85 miles (140 kilometers) southwest of Li...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Kawhi Leonard receives housewarming gift from infamous 'Plant Guy' What’s more important to the NBA Finals MVP than the Larry O’Brien Trophy? How about a house warming present from Toronto Raptors fans hoping he stays with the team next season and beyond?...
05:00, 2019-06-19

Kawhi Leonard, Whenever You Get A Minute, This Extremely Drunk Raptors Fan Has A Plant For You Kawhi Leonard had one of the great NBA postseasons, dismantling the Process, outplaying the MVP, and being the single best player in a Finals that brought down a dynasty. He was near-unanimous Finals MVP, and is now the first player in the history of the league to earn that honor in both conferences...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties To tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis, researchers have turned to plants that people used for treating infections during the American Civil War....
13:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Italy to scrap incentives for Whirlpool plant in Naples The Italian government will move on Tuesday to scrap incentives for U.S.-listed appliance maker Whirlpool Corp following the company's decision to close its factory in Naples, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
14:51, 2019-06-19

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
15:34, 2019-06-19

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress VIP Go platform...and an internet star was born. See this friendly ‘lil succulent? It’s currently plastered on any site that reverted to the...
20:51, 2019-06-11

Beyond Meat answers Impossible Foods with 'meatier' plant patties Beyond Meat isn't going to sit by the wayside while Impossible creates juicier versions of its plant-based burgers. The company is rolling out a "meatier" version of the Beyond Burger to grocery stores across the US. The mix of mung bean, pea and r......
21:34, 2019-06-11

BMW opens first Mexico plant as Trump tariff standoff builds BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant in north-central Mexico. It’s one of three -- the other two are in Germany and China -- that will produce the next-generation 3-series sedan for sale in the U.S. and other markets....
19:17, 2019-06-06

Ford closes UK plant as Brexit chaos slams manufacturing Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
18:00, 2019-06-06

Ford confirms plan to close UK engine plant in 2020 Ford said in securities filing it would record a $650 million pre-tax charge for the plant closure in 2019. About $400 million is for employee termination cash payouts. The other $250 million will cover pension expenses, the filing said. ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Global News reporter catches up with ‘Plant Guy’ after video goes viral Global News catches up with "Plant Guy" after viral video shows a man carrying a large tree-like plant around the streets of downtown Toronto calling it a "housewarming gift" for Kawhi Leonard....
18:17, 2019-06-17

Federated Co-op buying ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask. Federated Co-op said it will invest in the Terra Grain Fuels ethanol plant near Belle Plaine, Sask., to make it more efficient and pursue carbon capture and storage technologies....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over contamination from the site of the former Portsmou...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Seeking energy independence, Palestinians open solar plant JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Tuesday’s plant opening in the ancient West...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Musk says Tesla likely to produce Model Y in existing Calif. plant For the Model Y, Tesla has been weighing the pros and cons of its current plants, including space constraints and labor costs due to the Bay Area’s high cost of living....
13:17, 2019-06-03

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
08:17, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 3-France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
20:51, 2019-05-28

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
14:51, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
20:34, 2019-05-29

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
22:34, 2019-06-11

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds workers under 50 were signi...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was back behind the bar in Queens on Friday as the freshman congresswoman was slinging drinks in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist served up cocktails at the Queensboro bar in Jackson Heights to support minimum wage for bartenders and wai...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
05:51, 2019-06-13

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
04:51, 2019-06-11

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid growing U.S.-China tensions over trade and technolog...
13:17, 2019-05-31

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
22:34, 2019-06-06

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher compensation for manager positions. We used self-r...
08:00, 2019-05-31

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
00:34, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Around 200 Norwegian oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-05-29

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
02:34, 2019-05-31

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019 for also holding down a job at UPS, where she’s w...
08:17, 2019-06-12

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just eaten on the same table. A Friday apology from the ...
15:34, 2019-06-10

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:17, 2019-05-30

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:00, 2019-06-17

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
03:17, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
12:17, 2019-06-15

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Ab...
07:00, 2019-05-23

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
19:17, 2019-05-23

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:17, 2019-06-12

Exxon Mobil, SABIC to start construction of $9 bln petrochemical plant in Texas Exxon Mobil Corp and Saudi Basic Industries Corp said on Thursday they would start construction of a $9 billion petrochemical plant in Texas in the third quarter that would have the world's largest ethane processing capacity....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
01:34, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Ford to close Wales engine plant in 2020 -union Ford will close its engine plant in Bridgend, south Wales, by September 2020, a trade union said on Thursday, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
12:34, 2019-06-06

Plant-based nuggets? Tyson Foods moves into meat alternatives Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-14

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat products under the Raised & Rooted brand. They intend to......
01:17, 2019-06-14

Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production outside the United States....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Nestle claims its plant-based Awesome Burger is healthier than rivals Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are about to have some major competition. Nestle's Sweet Earth is prepping the Awesome Burger, another take on plant-based hamburgers. The veggie mix (which includes yellow peas and wheat) should have largely realisti......
00:51, 2019-06-04

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, following news that a ban to exports to China has ended....
03:17, 2019-06-14

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
13:17, 2019-06-11

Samsung Electronics says to cut production volume at China mobile phone plant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has decided to cut the volume of mobile phone production at its plant in the Chinese city of Huizhou due to the impact of intensifying competition in the country....
05:17, 2019-06-05

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility....
03:00, 2019-06-15

UK government to work with Ford and unions on engine plant closure - spokesman The British government will work closely with Ford, trade unions and other stakeholders, a government spokesman said on Thursday after the carmaker announced it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Tyson Foods says not formalized plans for Kazakh beef processing plant Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it has not formalized plans for a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, responding to a media report that the largest U.S. meat processor was in talks over a multibillion-dollar investment in the country....
14:51, 2019-05-23

CORRECTED-No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnerships Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, the Swiss food giant's head said on Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-06-12

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
22:00, 2019-06-19

UK union officials expect Ford engine plant closure - source Officials from the Unite trade union expect carmaker Ford to announce the closure of its Bridgend engine manufacturing plant in Wales on Thursday, a source said....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
15:51, 2019-06-13

Tyson Foods to set up beef processing plant in Kazakhstan eyeing China -FT Tyson Foods Inc is in talks to set up a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, as part of the central Asian country's push to attract investment by projecting itself as an agricultural powerhouse on China's border, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing three people with knowledge of the dis...
07:51, 2019-05-23

Dems want to undo Cuomo’s cost savings, pay new government workers more State lawmakers are looking to fatten pensions of the most recently hired government workers by undoing reforms that were approved to control runaway costs. The rollback would cost New Yorkers $149 million in retroactive costs dating back to 2012 — when a law pushed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo went into ef...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce. The major revamp, which had been under w...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
18:51, 2019-06-19

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms company announced it was closing the city’s three call centers in February 2019.“A...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The White House hopefuls—including Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Bill de Blasio, and Jay Inslee—joined demonstrations by workers in 13 cities targeting the world’s most powerful restaurant chain over wages and working conditions.        ...
12:00, 2019-05-24

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The Democratic governor and several nationwide...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin’s close allies. The mass walkout included a ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed as missing was recovered Saturday, five days after the tunnel crumbled with the workers inside. The ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00, 2019-06-11

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses Queensland government biosecurity workers were exposed to a carcinogenic and gene-altering chemical for an extended period, including for six months after its use was banned amid hea...
23:17, 2019-06-03

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
20:51, 2019-06-08

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. William Littleton, 31, said he was abruptly fired...
01:51, 2019-06-06

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
01:17, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
05:17, 2019-06-03

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit says the store’s employees were ...
13:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-02

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
23:17, 2019-06-04

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
01:34, 2019-06-04

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machines....
18:34, 2019-06-06

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time.        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the University of Vermont who present their evidence that the cannabis plant “evolved 28 million years ago at a specific area on the Tibetan plateau.” ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
16:00, 2019-06-17

Armpit bacteria cheese, 'talking plant' on show at London food exhibition Cheeses made with bacteria taken from celebrities' ears, toes and armpits, a ceramic toilet cooked up from cow manure, edible water bottles and a "talking plant" may not be your usual exhibits at an......
15:17, 2019-05-21

Tyson Foods unveils plant-based nuggets as it moves into meat alternatives (CNBC) – The nation’s biggest meat producer is plotting its entry into plant-based meat substitutes. Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted, that will sell plant-based and blended meat products. Tyson executives have been...
21:51, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Ford to close Wales engine plant in latest blow to UK car sector Ford said it would close its plant in Bridgend, south Wales, next year because of falling demand for some if its engines, putting 1,700 jobs at risk in a further blow to Britain's once booming car industry....
15:51, 2019-06-06

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
22:34, 2019-06-19

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
22:51, 2019-05-29

7 Best Plant-Based Recipes To Try At Home: Oats Khichdi, Som Tam Salad, Three Bean Chaat & More Plant Based Recipes: Find here the best of plant based recipes to prepare at home. From oats khichdi and som tam salad to quinoa risotto and panchratna dal, we've got it all along with key ingredients......
05:00, 2019-06-04

A year after Hawaii’s Kīlauea eruptions, a nearby geothermal plant eyes restart Enlarge / May 21, 2018: Lava erupts and flows from a Kīlauea volcano fissure, near to the Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) plant on Hawaii's Big Island near Pahoa, Hawaii. The plant, currently shut down in the wake of encroaching volcanic activity, provides electricity to around 25 percent of the islan...
02:34, 2019-05-22

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Perdue Foods enters crowded plant-based alternative meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
22:17, 2019-06-14

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
14:00, 2019-05-30

Power from Kenya's planned Lamu plant could cost 10 times more than estimated: study Electricity from a coal-fired power plant due to be built in Kenya by a Kenyan-Chinese consortium will cost consumers up to 10 times more than planned, a U.S. thinktank says, raising further doubts about the long-delayed project....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Terrified city workers in Virginia Beach shooting: All you could hear was gunshots As workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building barricaded themselves in their offices Friday, four city cops fought a fierce gun battle with a bloodthirsty gunman, authorities said. “We kept hearing gunshots. We were trying to keep as quiet as possible,” city employee Megan Banton told reporters....
17:00, 2019-06-01

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
03:34, 2019-06-05

Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government pension reform proposal, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
13:34, 2019-06-14

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
04:00, 2019-06-06

DeWayne Craddock was violent with co-workers before Virginia Beach shooting: report The gunman who shot dead 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building had been facing disciplinary action for a violent fight at work, according to a report. DeWayne Craddock, 40, was still employed as an engineer with the Department of Public Utilities when he went on his shooting rampage Frida...
17:51, 2019-06-02

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to those kinds of investments....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Possible 'serial murderer,' rapist targeting sex workers in Detroit, police chief says A suspected "serial murderer and rapist" is believed to be behind the killings of at least three women in Detroit since March, the city's top cop revealed Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Mamata Banerjee Can't Face Families Of Killed BJP Workers: Dilip Ghosh West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is skipping the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because she cannot look eye-to-eye with families of BJP workers who were killed in the......
16:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
18:34, 2019-05-23

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insiders would have us believe that the path to the Wh...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people were injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency workers deployed four helicopters to the scene near Lucerne....
15:17, 2019-06-05

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
01:17, 2019-06-12

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
19:51, 2019-05-28

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
07:17, 2019-06-15

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
12:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
15:01, 2019-06-12

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-26

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Overworked and unhappy...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Amazon slams AOC claim for saying it pays warehouse workers 'starvation wages' Amazon on Monday fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. after she claimed that the tech giant pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages."...
16:34, 2019-06-17

‘I feel like a target’: US trade war worries tech workers of Chinese descent According to a Guardian survey through Blind, employees are already facing negative consequences or predict problemsTechnology workers of Chinese descent say that they are experiencing backlash due to the US-China trade war and fears over Huawei, according to a survey commissioned by the Guardian th...
17:34, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables....
01:00, 2019-06-15

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
18:00, 2019-06-11

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollution that is heating the planet. Related: Trump ro...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’ Amazon responded Monday morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays warehouse workers “starvation wages,” saying in a tweet that says it pays workers at least $15 per hour plus full benefits. In response to a question about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Ocasio-Cortez s...
20:00, 2019-06-17

Amazon responds to Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays workers 'starvation wages' Amazon responded this morning to Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim that it pays warehouse workers "starvation wages" in a tweet that says it pays workers $15 an hour plus full benefits....
17:51, 2019-06-17

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Retirement savings rate improves when workers get help with whole financial life, study suggests A new report shows that workers who used a financial wellness benefit for five years fare better in a variety of financial areas overall than those who have not....
16:34, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
15:01, 2019-06-12

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement that he was “deeply saddened at the tragic loss of lives” , as reports emerged that UN staff were...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Mamata Banerjee Shreds Party Workers For Greed, Nepotism Over Singur Loss The Trinamool Congress's defeat at West Bengal's Singur in the Lok Sabha elections last month is "a shame" for the party, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is reported to have told an internal meeting in......
00:17, 2019-06-08

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
16:00, 2019-05-29

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and relieve the tedium of packing products into boxes. The W...
00:00, 2019-05-23

China's top coke producing province to shut plant that couldn't meet special emission standard China's top coke producing region Shanxi will close all coke plants that cannot meet a special emission standard by Oct. 1, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this...
06:34, 2019-06-01

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Florida women assaulted Burger King workers for not giving them free fries: cops They do say “have it your way.” A career criminal and her girlfriend allegedly attacked two Burger King employees in Miami for refusing to give them free French fries, according to the Miami Dade County Police Department. Natasha Ethel Bagley, 42, was arrested Monday for the April 2 crim...
04:51, 2019-05-30

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. The bi-coastal #instaSTRIKE was organized by the Ad...
01:17, 2019-06-20

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically transform wealth itself. That is the lesson of Ber...
14:34, 2019-06-03

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:00, 2019-05-22

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
16:01, 2019-06-14

Beyond Meat's stock briefly tumbled after Tyson Foods touts plans to sell plant-based nuggets Shares of Beyond Meat were up slightly Thursday after falling about 4% in premarket trading after Tyson Foods announced plans to launch plant-based nuggets this summer....
19:51, 2019-06-13

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
13:00, 2019-06-08

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to unionize....
07:17, 2019-05-24

National Hamburger Day: How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This national burger day, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Impossible Food and Beyond Meats' plant-based burgers aren't actually healthier than the fast-food originals Burger King Fast-food chains are jumping on the meatless bandwagon, with deals with plant-based "meat" makers such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. While many customers assume that these meatless burgers are healthier, the nutritional info tells a different story. In most ways, plant-based bu...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Cheeseburgers versus plant-based cheeseburgers: The ultimate face-off Planted-based meat is the hot new thing, but does it taste any good. USA TODAY staffers sampled both plant-based cheeseburgers and meat cheeseburgers to figure out the answer. What they concluded may surprise you.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-28

How plant-based stacks up versus animal-based meats This grilling season, we take a look at your grilling options in the battle for a spot in your belly. So it's plant-based versus animal-based meat        ...
03:17, 2019-05-31

'A mystery to everybody': City employee who killed 12 used stealth to hunt down co-workers The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-02

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a rocket hit an oil-drilling site in southern Basra province, striking a camp housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously. Security official Mahdi Raykan says a Katyusha rocket landed early Wednesday in the Zubair and Rumeila oi...
11:34, 2019-06-19

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
12:34, 2019-06-11

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
08:34, 2019-05-31

'Disgusted': Graphic video shows workers abusing calves, using drugs at Indiana farm The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Workers don't enlist support from their HR departments. Here's why If you work for a fairly large employer, chances are, you have an HR department at your disposal. But how well are you really taking advantage of it?       ...
22:17, 2019-06-15

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Cheeseburgers versus plant-based cheeseburgers Planted-based meat is the hot new thing, but does it taste any good? USA TODAY staffers sampled both plant-based cheeseburgers and meat cheeseburgers to figure out the answer. What they concluded may surprise you.        ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

KFC plant-based chicken? The fast-food chain says it's in an 'exploration phase' KFC’s U.S. President Kevin Hochman said the company is in an “exploration phase” but has no plans to test a plant-based meat alternative yet.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-31

'It's war': World's largest Nutella factory cuts production as workers strike in France Production has shut down almost entirely at the France plant which annually produces more than 600,000 jars.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-05

Pliskova through but Sabalenka, Svitolina out in Birmingham Third seed Karolina Pliskova cruised into the second round of the Nature Valley Classic on Monday but Aryna Sabalenka and Elina Svitolina suffered shock first round upsets to unseeded players....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Around two million Canadians cheer Raptors in NBA victory parade Around two million Toronto Raptors fans lined the streets of downtown Toronto to cheer on their hometown heroes in a victory parade on Monday to celebrate their first NBA championship that united Canada through basketball....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Ferrari request review of controversial Canadian GP decision Ferrari have formally asked for the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix to be reviewed. a team spokesperson said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing suggestions they had caught the wrong man....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Big Money Is Pouring Into Podcasting. Some Podcasters Love It — But Others Are Freaked Out If there’s one thing Kid Fury wants you to know, it’s this: anyone can start a podcast. After all, he barely knew what they were when he got started, and now his show has millions of fans. “I kind of knew what podcasts were from spending enough time on the internet for years,&rdquo...
21:34, 2019-06-17

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dead after collapsing in court Mohamed Morsi, the former president of Egypt and top Muslim Brotherhood official who was ousted by the military in 2013 and had been standing trial for espionage, collapsed and died during a court session Monday, state television reported....
22:00, 2019-06-17

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 'disintegrated into confetti,' captain appears to have run ‘amok,' report says The ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was piloted by a captain who was often "lonely and sad" and experimented with a flight profile which nearly matched the aircraft's doomed path that a new report reveals left a slim chance of finding remains of what really happened in the skies that calamito...
22:00, 2019-06-17

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
22:17, 2019-06-17

Overcrowding becomes issue as millions of fans turn up for Raptors championship parade By 12:30 p.m., the parade was still making its way on Lake Shore Boulevard West as fans came out in droves to celebrate the Toronto Raptors' historic win....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
23:00, 2019-06-17

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
23:01, 2019-06-17

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s......
23:17, 2019-06-17

tvOS 13 beta 2 adds iOS-style picture-in-picture feature A surprise addition to the tvOS operating system enables a new form of Apple TV multitasking: picture-in-picture support for video playback.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Summer Crop Sowing Delayed By 2 Weeks On Slow Monsoon Progress Monsoon rainfall was 43 per cent lower than normal so far in June, but in some states, such as Maharashtra, the rainfall deficit was as high as 68 per cent, data compiled by the state-run India......
23:34, 2019-06-17

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
23:34, 2019-06-17

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
23:51, 2019-06-17

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical University of Munich and the Max Planck Institute ...
23:51, 2019-06-17

Goldman Sachs is reportedly combining 4 private-investing units with $140 billion in total assets The newspaper wrote that Goldman's executive are hoping CEO David Solomon's changes to a firm that historically thrived in investment banking and trading will boost its stagnant stock price....
00:34, 2019-06-18

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of Kevin Crump as he and other agents were installin...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and reports of the shooting caused a chaotic scene, as those in attendance fled, all while the Raptors...
01:34, 2019-06-18

A chilling report suggests the pilot on MH370 may have cut off oxygen inside the cabin, 'gently' killing the more than 200 passengers on board before crashing Ng Han Guan/AP Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, eventually crashing and killing all 239 on board. William Langewiesche in The Atlantic's July cover story unearthed new findings that lend credence to the theory that Zaharie Ahmad Shah, the captain on Flight MH370, purposeful...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive for the stock market. The Fed will likely hold off ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:34, 2019-06-18

Biden: Dems may as well 'go home' if they can't work with Republicans to find 'compromise' Former Vice President Joe Biden defended bipartisanship with Republican lawmakers, saying if a Democratic president can't find compromise might as well "go home" and start a "real physical revolution."...
02:34, 2019-06-18

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
02:34, 2019-06-18

Former Egyptian president Mursi died from a heart attack: state TV Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi died from a sudden heart attack during a court session, state television reported early on Tuesday, citing a medical source....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Tesla and NIO fires in China prompt authorities to enact new safety guideline Statistically, electric cars are far less likely to catch fire than their gasoline-powered brethren. That said, traditional cars don’t tend to catch fire for seemingly no reason at all, which, for reasons that remain murky, has happened a handful of times to electric cars from the likes of Tes...
02:51, 2019-06-18

What to know about stress-induced asthma Stress can make a person more susceptible to asthma triggers. In this article, we look at the link between stress and asthma. We also discuss ways to reduce stress....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta 2, wa......
03:34, 2019-06-18

Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android Google's rollout of RCS chat to Android devices has been slow, and you can blame that partly on the carriers. As the next-gen texting format usually depends on networks adding support one at a time, compatibility has been patchy at best. Now, thoug......
03:34, 2019-06-18

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Reds 2B Gennett (groin) begins rehab assignment Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, began a rehab assignment at Class-A Daytona on Monday....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday night. Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun also connected ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 10:10PM EDT until June 18 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of east central Kentucky, northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in east central Kentucky, Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Menifee, Montgomery, Powell, and Rowan. In northeast Kentucky, Johnson...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video gets 21 months WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gun...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Pillsbury just recalled 185,000 pounds of flour due to possible E. coli contamination If you’ve been craving some fresh, delicious home-baked bread, you might want to hold off for just a little while, or at least double-check the UPC of the flour sitting in your pantry. Hometown Food Company just issued a recall of its Pillsbury brand “Best Bread Flour” over possibl...
05:00, 2019-06-18

New documentary 'Emanuel' reveals the power of forgiveness after Charleston church massacre The documentary 'Emanuel' follows the stories of forgiveness that emerged out of a heinous hate crime in a Charleston church.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Ranked: The best and worst Pixar movies (including 'Toy Story 4') When you see a Pixar film, you know you're going to leave in tears, happy or sad. Ahead of 'Toy Story 4,' here are the best and worst so far, ranked.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona facility where disabled woman allegedly raped Maggots were discovered crawling on a patient at the same Arizona health facility where a female resident was allegedly raped by a nurse, according to officials. The Department of Health Services announced its plans Friday to revoke Hacienda HealthCare’s license after “several” mag...
05:34, 2019-06-18

The rehabilitation of Tony Blair? Tony Blair’s legacy since leaving office has been the subject of heated debate both within the Labour party and the country at large. As Paul Lewis reports, his re-entry into the national debate on Brexit comes at a time of a crisis of trust in British politics and a rise in populism. Also today: Ji...
06:34, 2019-06-18

Saab offers GlobalEye system to Finland with Gripen aircraft proposal An offer in response to Finland's request for fighter plane procurement includes Gripen planes and GlobalEye early warning planes, aerospace firm Saab said....
06:34, 2019-06-18

Chamber optimistic that Democrats want USMCA passed The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, said Monday it was optimistic that Democrats in Congress would pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade despite it having been stalled for months in the Democratic-led House....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came despite throwing supporters a last minute curveball by asking the state’s top civil attorney, Solicitor G...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Microsoft Flight Simulator embodies Game Pass’s potential Microsoft Flight Simulator was a big surprise at E3 2019. It's not a game that appeals to everybody, but that doesn't matter as much on Game Pass.Read More...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Rallye des Princesses 2019 features huge entry and narrow win Tremendous competition for overall victory and a record 94 finishers ensured that the 20th edition of the Richard Mille Rallye des Princesses was a hit after five days of competition across France in classic cars...
10:00, 2019-06-18

What to know about intermittent asthma Intermittent asthma causes symptoms such as shortness of breath and coughing. However, these symptoms are not present all the time. Treatment includes the use of inhalers. Learn more about intermittent asthma here....
10:34, 2019-06-18

Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed Plans unveiled to lower M25 and reroute rivers as campaigners warn of environmental impactThe scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities a...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Blazin' Saddles: From Fuglsang to Froome, six thoughts from the Dauphine "While Chris Froome\u0027s crash ahead of the time trial understandably stole much of the limelight, a fair few other things went on during the 71st edition of the Criterium du Dauphine. Let\u0027s take a closer look at some of the biggest talking points and the bearing they may have going forward…"...
12:17, 2019-06-18

One person dead in shooting near midtown TUCSON – One person is dead after a shooting in central Tucson near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards Monday night. According to TPD, they responded to a shooting at 5210 E. Williams Circle. Details are limited at this time, stay with News 4 Tucson for the latest updates....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir: Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Olympic ice dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship' The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fictionThere’s a guy at a bar nursing a drink. He looks up and catches the eye of a girl nearby. They share a knowing glance. And that’s the moment. It’s a scene from a ...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Oppo A5s 4GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: What You Need to Know Oppo has released the 4GB RAM variant of its Oppo A5s smartphone in India. It has been priced at Rs. 12,990 and can be purchased in Green and Gold colour options....
12:34, 2019-06-18

More than a million viewers tune in for start of 'T20 of lawn bowls' Ultimate Bowls Championship features modified rules Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ by interest in new competition A bold new era has dawned in the world of lawn bowling with an international competition, designed to revamp the traditionally genteel sport in the same way the Twenty20 format did for cricket...
12:51, 2019-06-18

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," is being ...
13:00, 2019-06-18

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
13:00, 2019-06-18

QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve the public....
13:34, 2019-06-18

Dramatic photo shows huskies walking on water in Greenland They say "a picture paints a thousand words" - and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland....
13:51, 2019-06-18

California man suspected of threatening synagogue free on bond California police have arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh and a similar one near San Diego....
14:00, 2019-06-18

Boeing and Airbus bag $15 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle Airbus and Boeing bagged a combined $15 billion of plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow, as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing's top-selling jet....
14:17, 2019-06-18

Overdoses killed parents found in motel with dehydrated baby WHITEHALL, Mich. (AP) — Investigators have determined that a couple whose bodies were found along with their dehydrated 6-month-old baby at a motel in western Michigan died of accidental drug overdoses. State police say autopsy results found that 26-year-old Jessica Bramer of Grand Rapids and 28-yea...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Noted dog breeders charged over animals found in squalor KINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a once-renowned New Jersey dog kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds were living in squalor are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges. The counts against 66-year-old Martin Strozeski and 70-year-old Marcia Knoster, both of Stockton, ...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family’s support LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Mexican-American superstar singer Jenni Rivera is getting a biopic. Jenni Rivera Enterprises said Tuesday it has partnered with production companies Mucho Mas Media and De Line Pictures to develop a film based on the life of the woman known as the “Diva de la Banda....
14:17, 2019-06-18

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”, after leaked emails showed him banning students f...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your voice to adjust the volume, find out what the weat...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Dish will install your smart home gadgets for a flat fee Dish is having another go at the smart home. The satellite TV provider has been offering smart technology installation services to its own customers for years, but today it launches OnTech, a service that will set up a whole range of devices for you,......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
15:17, 2019-06-18

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost two million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-threatening, and added that three arrests had been made and two guns recovered in the aftermath of the ...
15:17, 2019-06-18

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
15:17, 2019-06-18

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
15:17, 2019-06-18

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
15:34, 2019-06-18

Asaduddin Owaisi's Response As Lawmakers Chant "Jai Shri Ram" During Oath As All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi took oath in Lok Sabha today, he was met with loud chants of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" and "Vande Mataram" from BJP parliamentarians....
15:51, 2019-06-18

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
15:51, 2019-06-18

Terrifying video captures travelers praying, screaming through extreme turbulence A video captured by an airline passenger shows people praying through an extreme bout of plane turbulence. Passengers were later taken to a hospital.       ...
16:51, 2019-06-18

Best helpdesk software of 2019 Helpdesk software has become an important part of modern business platforms, not least for integrating with CRM solutions to ensure good productivity and efficiency within a business. This is especially as the larger the business and the larger the customer/client base, the more important it is to m...
17:17, 2019-06-18

GM Considering To Revive Hummer By Going Electric General Motors is mulling to revive the iconic Hummer brand, albeit as an all-electric offering as part of its electric vehicle plans for the next decade....
17:34, 2019-06-18

School district to randomly test some students for nicotine A Nebraska school district will test students for nicotine, amid a growing “epidemic” of e-cigarettes in one of its schools. Fairbury Public Schools, a three-school district of roughly 930 students about 50 miles southwest of Lincoln, approved the measure last week to add the substance to its list o...
17:34, 2019-06-18

This Is Not The Best Way To Try And Catch A Home-Run Ball Every baseball fan who buys tickets in the outfield dreams of exactly one thing: catching a home run ball hit by Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy. With that goal so close to his grasp in the fifth inning of Monday night’s Royals-Mariners game, it’s understandable that an overexcited Ichiro suppor...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Here's how to get free Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors Steph Curry's squad won Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors while on the road up in the North, activating a Taco Bell promotion.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-18

The Best Fake Sausages for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like casing....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Who are the top losers of the U.S-China trade war? With U.S.-China tensions threatening to slow global trading volume, economies such as Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will likely be most badly hit.       ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

There’s absolutely no reason to buy this tiny Palm phone now that the Pixel 3a exists When Google finally unveiled its Pixel 3a smartphone lineup last month, I told you that the phone isn’t supposed to be an iPhone alternative, unless you have a really old iPhone. The Pixel 3a raises the bar for mid-range devices. It’s a phone ready to deliver a great camera experience, a...
19:00, 2019-06-18

LG's V50 ThinQ 5G comes to Verizon on June 20th It's still slim pickings for 5G smartphones in the US, but your choices are widening ever so slightly. Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is adding the LG V50 ThinQ to its 5G lineup on June 20th, ending Sprint's brief head start on carrying the han......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
19:34, 2019-06-18

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
19:34, 2019-06-18

Google Calendar is back up following an outage that knocked out the calendar on computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Costco is selling a giant, strawberry-frosted doughnut cake with M&Ms and sprinkles This out-of-this-world giant strawberry frosted doughnut cake is only available at Costco stores in Australia at the moment.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Dead or alive: A Peruvian market where the illegal animal trade thrives If you know where to look at Peru's infamous rainforest market, you'll find all sorts of endangered animals for sale as bushmeat or as pets. But some are trying to stop the trade before it's too late....
19:51, 2019-06-18

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
20:00, 2019-06-18

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 1:38PM EDT until June 20 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Scattered storms this afternoon and evening will pose a local flash flood threat, especially in southern Indiana. After a break in the rain late tonight, widespread thunderstorm development is expected Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night, with showers lingering into Thursday. Renewed floodin...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Source: Knicks reject Hawks' offer for No. 3 pick The Knicks have declined a recent trade offer that would have sent the No. 3 overall draft pick to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth and 10th picks, a source told ESPN's Jonathan Givony....
21:00, 2019-06-18

How to change a car battery and choose the right battery for your car Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Flat car battery? Our guide to replacing it, installing a replacement and using a battery charger should help...
21:01, 2019-06-18

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars are disabled and require a tow assistance....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Deutsche Bank Senior U.S. Bankers Poised to Leave Two of Deutsche Bank’s top New York deal makers are poised to leave the embattled lender ahead of impending deep cuts to its Wall Street investment bank....
22:17, 2019-06-18

Mariska Hargitay hasn't talked to Central Park Five prosecutor friend Linda Fairstein Mariska Hargitay has not been talking to former "Central Park Five" prosecutor and friend Linda Fairstein.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Fraudulent domains are remaining active for longer Domain fraud is a growing risk for businesses and consumers as cybercriminals register millions of domains to impersonate brands and major global events each year.As registering a domain requires little more than an internet connection, domain fraud is fairly simple to execute and researchers have e...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook WordPress plug-ins found to have zero-day flaw Zero-day flaws which impact two of Facebook's official WordPress plugins have been disclosed by a US-based cybersecurity firm including proof-of-concept (PoC) code that could be used by hackers to exploit the flaws and launch attacks against WordPress sites.The affected plugins include Messenge...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson avoids putting together his daughter's Barbie house and we get it Dwayne Johnson shared a photo of himself to social media and joked about how he was going to defer the task to mom.        ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires builders to raze hundreds of homes....
23:34, 2019-06-18

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Marine Archaeologists Drain Sea To Investigate Underwater Building At Salamis Ruins The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced a major discovery by marine archaeologists off the island of Salamis. It has been revealed that divers and researchers have found a monumental structure or building. ...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Trump Supporters Line Up to Watch Him Make His Re-election Campaign Official For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally on Tuesday presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
00:00, 2019-06-19

What to know about status asthmaticus Status asthmaticus is a life-threatening asthma state with symptoms that include anxiety, fatigue, and shortness of breath. An inhaler may not treat the symptoms, so a person should seek immediate medical treatment. Learn more here....
00:17, 2019-06-19

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan, but U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that the amount in the drugs was well below levels deemed to be potentially harmful....
00:34, 2019-06-19

China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada....
00:34, 2019-06-19

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:34, 2019-06-19

Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one of the planet's most expensive regions. CEO Sundar Pich......
01:51, 2019-06-19