Michigan minimum wage increasing 22 cents as workers struggle to make ends meet amid rising prices
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(Bloomberg) -- Farm equipment giant John Deere boasted record profits in 2021 as the global pandemic made consumers and countries more reliant than ever on a functioning agricultural sector. Also last year, unionized workers demanded a piece of the company’s growing pie, and after a strike forced John Deere to provide better compensation to the men and women who make its products.Most Read from BloombergEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show mRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessWhy Some Vaccinated People Resist Omi
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The workers alleged their manager was unfairly fired. Noah's NY Bagels told KCRA it was looking into the matter.
Airbus on Thursday raised the stakes in a dispute with one of its largest customers, Qatar Airways, over grounded and undelivered A350 jets by announcing it had revoked a separate contract for 50 smaller A321s the airline needs to open new routes. The move is expected to deepen a dispute that moved closer towards a rare courtroom clash on Thursday, with a procedural hearing over Qatar's claim for $600 million in compensation over A350 flaws pencilled in for the week of April 26 in London. Airbus revealed it was walking away from the contract for A321neos in skeletal arguments presented during a scheduling session over the A350 dispute at a division of Britain's High Court on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said.
(Bloomberg) -- Intel Corp. will announce Friday the next step in Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger’s plan to build up semiconductor production in the U.S., seeking to restore the chipmaker’s edge in manufacturing technology.Most Read from BloombergEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show mRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessWhy Some Vaccinated People Resist Omicron and Others Don’tLate Rout in Tech Sends Nasdaq 100 Into Correction: Markets WrapThailand to Resume Quarantine-Free Tourism as Covid EasesBiden Expects
The current retirement system doesn't work, Michael Doran argues in 'The Great Retirement Fraud'
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In a quiet valley tucked away from Colorado’s bustling ski resorts, far from his hometown in northern Mexico, Trinidad Loya found a way to support his family’s American dream: Coal. The coal plant is closing, along with the mine that feeds it and has nearly 115 more employees, and all the workers will lose their jobs over the next decade, according to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. which partially owns and operates the Craig Station.
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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 the pandemic has only expedited that trend....
Dealers who don't end bad practices like overcharging on reservation fees, adding massive "market adjustment" prices or using sales brokers will risk losing their Chevy Corvette Z06 allotments.
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Applicants to the vacancy of part-time Housekeeping Assistant at Holyroodhouse will be offered 33 days holiday and a 15% pension contribution.
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Federal officials said the former employee was repeatedly referred to as “Black boy,” “the Black boy” or “little Black guy.”
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Saving enough for retirement can be challenging, but making regular contributions from an early age can make the task much easier. If you make $50,000 per year and stash 15%, or $625 per month, in a retirement account every year that earns a 10% average annual rate of return, you'll have close to $1.3 million after 30 years of savings. Your nest egg is able to grow so quickly in these final five years because you're earning a 10% annual return on a much larger sum.
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The latest opening comes less than a year after the Salisbury-based grocery chain, Food Lion, opened another Charlotte store as grocers continue to battle for market share.
More men than women have $100,000 or more saved for retirement, per new Census data. It's a product of the wage gap — women earned less money to save.
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Venezuela has doubled its oil production in recent months thanks to Iran and other players that are helping it evade U.S. sanctions, but the country’s industry is now running near the top of its capacity and it is unlikely it could go much higher than current output levels, according to industry analysts.
(Bloomberg) -- PG&E Corp. is ending a five-year felony probation as a “continuing menace to California,” a judge supervising the company said in his parting observations, noting the company went on a “crime spree” even as he tried to rehabilitate it.Most Read from BloombergEarly Omicron Breakthroughs Show MRNA Vaccines’ WeaknessWhy Some Vaccinated People Resist Omicron and Others Don’tBiden Expects Russia to ‘Move In’ on Ukraine; Warns of SanctionsStocks Drop as Selloff Puts Nasdaq Into Correcti
Earlier this week, Evan Van Ness of Starbloom Ventures and Josh Stark of the Ethereum Foundation released an Ethereum year-end report, The Year in Ethereum 2021, diving into activity on the network last year. Subscribe to Valid Points here. Demand for blockspace on Ethereum skyrocketed during 2021, with $9.9 billion in transaction fees being paid throughout the year.
Dean Rainer finds it hard to believe that anyone would think app-based gig workers can save for retirement. “I needed a good laugh today,” the 60-year-old who delivers for Uber (UBER) Eats said when asked about his retirement plans.
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Qantas Airways Ltd will seek to terminate contract terms with long-haul flight attendants, the carrier said on Thursday, in a move that would bring large pay cuts, after union members voted against more flexible rostering. Qantas said it was the first time in its history it had sought to terminate an employment terms agreement, or a contract between employers and unions, which is a rare and heated move in industrial relations in Australia. If it succeeds, cabin crew pay and conditions would revert to a much lower Australian minimum industry standard while a new pact is negotiated.