President Joe Biden signed new executive orders requiring all federal executive branch workers to be vaccinated. Biden also asked the Department of Labor to put out a rule requiring any employer with more than 100 employees to have a vaccine requirement or testing requirement in place.
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As retailers gear up for the holiday season, a record number of container ships trying to bring imported goods into the US are stuck off the coast of California, another casualty of ongoing disruptions to the global supply chain. Sixty-five vessels were waiting to dock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in the San Pedro Bay Sept. 16, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, a record high. Captain Kip Louttit of the Marine Exchange told Quartz that an unprecedented 23 of these ships are in a drift area—meaning there is no room for them to anchor in the water.
(Bloomberg) -- Iron ore fell below $100 a metric ton for the first time in 14 months as China’s moves to clean up its heavy-polluting industrial sector drive down demand for the steel.Futures prices sank to as low as $99.50 on the Singapore Exchange and wavered around $100 through the overnight trading session, which is daytime trading hours in the U.S. Iron ore has plunged more than 55% since peaking in May as the world’s biggest steelmaker intensifies production curbs to meet a target for lowe
The end of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan has opened up an opportunity for China and Russia to tap the country’s vast mineral wealth
As many frugal fans know, Nintendo is notoriously tight-fisted when it comes to offering discounts on its first-party franchises and consoles. Nintendo game deals are surprisingly rare, and we haven’t seen a price cut on the Nintendo Switch since it came out in March 2017. While the company has its reasons for keeping its prices static, you may not know about …
Investors say Apna found the right balance between product and market, focused on the tech, and built the right narrative.
Much has ground to a halt during the coronavirus pandemic, but not the march of Sino-Congolese friendship. Or so the Chinese embassy in Kinshasha is keen to show, amid growing scrutiny of Beijing's activities in the mineral-rich nation.
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Fast-food restaurants have a problem: Customers are returning but workers aren't. And, increasingly, neither are their dining rooms.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Washington Post. A labor squeeze is transforming an industry that has been an enduring and at times controversial symbol of American capitalism. For many fast food workers, the coronavirus pandemic opened new and better-paying alternatives to the demands of hot grills and d
When Ford Motor Co built its first factory in India in the mid-1990s, U.S. carmakers believed they were buying into a boom - the next China. Last week, Ford took a $2 billion hit https://reut.rs/3nFLvnF to stop making cars in India, following compatriots General Motors Co and Harley-Davidson Inc in closing factories in the country. Among foreigners that remain, Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd and even Germany's Volkswagen AG - the world's biggest automaker by sales - each hold less than 1% of a car market once forecast to be the third-largest by 2020, after China and the United States, with annual sales of 5 million.
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Chicago gas station owners say city inspectors shutting them down for minor violations and ‘racist reasons’
Multiple gas station and convenience store owners across Chicago are calling on the City Council to investigate what they allege are mass shutdowns of their businesses as part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s strategy to reduce violence. At a news conference earlier this week, about 15 owners gathered at the shuttered Falcon Fuel station in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the South Side. They alleged ...
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A Florida BBQ restaurant shut down after being left with just 4 employees. 'No one wants to work,' its owner said.
Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que said it paid good wages but simply could not find enough staff to keep its Winter Park, Florida, restaurant open.
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Growth stocks tend to be volatile investments, and the market often overreacts to both their good and bad news. On the bright side, that occasionally creates buying opportunities for long-term investors.
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When it comes to retirement savings, American workers have a lot of work to do. A recent Insured Retirement Institute survey found that workers between ages of 40 and 73 have insufficient retirement savings to cover their income needs, and they … Continue reading → The post Most Americans Are Behind on Retirement Savings – Are You One of Them? appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
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It's never been more clear: companies should give up on back to office and let us all work remotely, permanently
A permanent switch to remote work is the best way forward, and collaborative tech would come with it.
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A Louisville woman demanded that her husband be treated for COVID-19 with the livestock drug ivermectin. A judge told her no.
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General Motors has extended downtime at several assemblies as the global microchip shortage continues to affect the company’s vehicle manufacturing process negatively.
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Famed investor Cathie Wood attracted major public attention last year, and for good reason. The pandemic actually propelled many of her big portfolio holdings, which focus on companies that utilize innovative technology to disrupt traditional industries. As an individual investor looking to boost your returns, you can gain exposure to some of Cathie Wood's best stocks by investing in their shares directly.
Data from the American Advisors Group, the nation's leader in home equity solutions, shows that seniors are pushing back retirement to make ends meet, and 2020 has only expedited that trend. This data...
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A Wisconsin pizza restaurant that's been operating for 64 years is closing down due to the labor shortage
The owner of Red's Pizza & Catering in Wisconsin is closing the restaurant amid a staff shortage. He said all of his attempts to find workers failed.
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