Government data shows 4.3 million people quit their jobs in August, the highest number reported since it started tracking that number in 2000.
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Exxon Mobil Corp plans to close two Houston-area office towers to consolidate staff in its main campus as it cuts costs following staff departures, the company said on Friday. Exxon announced last year a plan to reduce its global workforce by 14,000 people following a historical annual loss of $22.4 billion. Remaining workers at the two office buildings known as Hughes Landing, in The Woodlands (TX), will be relocated to the company's main Houston-area campus, Exxon spokesperson Casey Norton said.
- Kansas City Star
“You will always get transparency from me,” wrote new Cerner CEO David Feinberg.
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- American City Business Journals
Exxon was supposed to employ more than 1,400 across the two buildings in order to maintain tax incentives.
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The texts highlight just how overworked, mistreated and fed up employees are — and how many of them simply aren't willing to deal with it any longer.
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Baby boomers have been in the midst of a retirement boom for more than a decade, but the pandemic has accelerated it, adding new hazards.
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Prices are so high — and consumers are so perplexed — that a Google search of "Why are gas prices going up?" has spiked this month.
Securing a decent retirement is getting harder, not easier, and there’s no one fix. Self-employment has plenty of things going for it, but a built-in retirement plan isn’t one of them. Adding to this challenging reality is new data from the Washington-based Pew Charitable Trusts, which says that accessing retirement savings through a spouse or partner’s retirement plan probably isn’t an option for gig workers, either.
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General Electric workers in South Carolina staged a walkout to demonstrate against their government-required COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Unemployment remains elevated. The economy still has 5 million fewer jobs than it did before the pandemic.
Rome is drawing up an offer to try to convince Intel to invest billions of euros in an advanced chipmaking plant in Italy, as Germany emerges as frontrunner to land an even bigger megafactory planned by the U.S. company, three sources said. The plants would be part of a drive by the U.S. group to build cutting-edge manufacturing capacity in Europe to help avoid future supply shortages of the kind currently crippling the automotive industry in particular. Rome is already in talks with Intel about the potential investment, which according to preliminary estimates would be worth more than 4 billion euro ($4.7 billion), the sources who are involved in the discussions said.
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Hannah Archuleta, 19, says she was shipped off to the ranch in Escalante, Utah, when she was 17 after appearing on an episode of Dr. Phil
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The 747's Trent 1000 turbofan engine ran solely on unblended biofuel that reduces carbon emissions by 80%.
- Business Insider
In a small California town, gas prices hit $7.59 per gallon this week - more than double the national average, which is at a 7-year high.
Image by Nikola Johnny Mirkovic on Unsplash Natural gas prices have risen to seasonal record highs as global gas demand is expanding and supply is not able to keep up. Bullish fundamentals combined with weather-related events have acted as tailwinds to propel prices. The extreme supply tightness of the global gas market is now spilling into oil markets. Source: CME Group data When Inelastic Demand Meets Acute Supply Shock In Europe, natural gas prices have surged to record-high price levels. The