17000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada go on strike
mySanAntonio.com, 22 March at 22:57
FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo shows the AT&T sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada have gone on strike, the union said Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The workers install cable and phone ...
Labor nominee Acosta: Trump is the boss
Politico, 22 March at 22:33
More than one Trump nominee has vowed, at Senate confirmation, to "speak truth to power." Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta, notably, did not. Acosta told the HELP Committee on Wednesday that Cabinet members “work for the president, and we ...
Allergan, Dow's Apple Lead Q4 Buybacks; Health Care Atop S&P 500
Investor's Business Daily, 22 March at 22:32
Apple was among the companies leading the way in stock buybacks during the fourth quarter. (Ewais/Shutterstock). BRIAN DEAGON; 3:31 PM ET. Facebook · LinkedIn · Print · Twitter · Share · Reprints. Drugmaker Allergan (AGN) and smartphone king Apple ...
Starbucks Is Expanding Its Pledge to Hire More Veterans and Military Spouses
Fortune, 22 March at 22:10
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz just made a new vow for hiring veterans and military spouses: 25,000 by 2025. The fresh goal comes after the coffee giant hit a previous pledge of 10,000 a year early. At his last annual meeting as CEO, Schultz was met with ...
Nike (NKE) Stock Tumbles on Mixed Q3 Results
Zacks.com, 22 March at 22:03
Shares of Nike Inc. (NKE - Free Report) slipped on Wednesday, down over 6% to $54.40 per share after the sportswear giant reported a mixed third quarter and timid guidance for the current quarter. The Oregon-based company posted earnings of $0.68 per ...
Exclusive: 17000 AT&T Phone Workers Going on Strike
Fortune, 22 March at 21:14
Approximately 17,000 workers in AT&T's traditional wired telephone business in California and Nevada walked out on strike on Wednesday, marking the most serious labor action against the carrier in years. The walkout—formally known as a grievance ...
Trump Labor nominee Acosta frustrates Democrats by dodging questions at confirmation hearing
Los Angeles Times, 22 March at 21:13
President Donald Trump's second nominee for Labor secretary, law school dean R. Alexander Acosta, frustrated Democrats at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday by dodging questions about how he would handle some key workplace rules enacted ...
Acosta: 'I Never Said I Accept' Trump's Budget Proposal
U.S. News & World Report, 22 March at 20:50
President Donald Trump's choice to head the Labor Department advocated for job training programs during his confirmation hearing Wednesday. By Andrew Soergel, Economy Reporter | March 22, 2017, at 1:49 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google ...
Anything but my laptop: Airline passengers bemoan tech-less flights
CBS News, 22 March at 20:50
NEW YORK — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for
Snap pops 9 percent after winning second 'buy' recommendation
Business Insider, 22 March at 20:34
A woman stands in front of the logo of Snap Inc. on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while waiting for Snap Inc. to post their IPO, in New York City Thomson Reuters. By Noel Randewich and Saqib Iqbal Ahmed. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) ...
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