Food makers say prices are up and supermarkets are stockpiling to get ahead of what could be the biggest price increases in recent memory. NBC News’ Kristen Dahlgren shares expert tips on what you can do to save money.
The airline also took the top spot for business class.
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A 19-year-old fast-food boss says he expects to lose half his staff in the next few weeks as the labor shortage hammers restaurants
Jason Cabrera, 19, earns $50,000 a year managing Layne's Chicken Fingers in Allen, Texas. The labor shortage is his biggest problem, he said.
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Western politicians and US Administration officials can start to rewrite their JCPOA strategies again. Iran has not only clearly chosen to up its nuclear program by increasing its uranium enrichment program, but also has stepped up its efforts to circumvent US sanctions on its oil exports.
Yesterday, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard over the company’s allegedly pervasive culture of sexual harasment and discrimination.
Events have conspired to drive global supply chains towards breaking point, threatening the fragile flow of raw materials, parts and consumer goods, according to companies, economists and shipping specialists. The Delta variant of the coronavirus has devastated parts of Asia and prompted many nations to cut off land access for sailors.
The dispute adds a juicy new twist to the five-year-old scandal.
China's soybean imports are set to slow sharply in late 2021 from a record first-half tally, confounding expectations for sustained growth from the top global buyer and denting market sentiment just as U.S. farmers look to sell their new crop. A collapse in hog sector profitability and a sharp rise in wheat feed use are crimping demand in China, where imports this year may now be less than 100 million tonnes, compared with a recent U.S. forecast of 102 million tonnes. As China accounts for 60% of global soybean imports, its diminished appetite - just as U.S. farmers pull in what is projected to be their third-largest harvest ever - stands to add further volatility to the critical crop, which rallied to nine-year highs this year.
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Vietnam Factory Shutdown: How It Could Impact Holiday Inventories for Adidas, Nike, Puma, Wolverine and Other Companies
The supply chain headaches continue to get worse.
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California sued gaming giant Activision Blizzard, alleging widespread harassment of female staff. A male supervisor delegated his work to a female employee so he could play Call of Duty, the suit said.
California's employment agency said Activision Blizzard's female staff were subjected to "constant sexual harassment" and paid less for their work.
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The woman also sued a Walmart employee.
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Cheesecake Factory invited a law-firm worker to interview for a server role 2 years after he applied, as restaurants struggle for staff in the labor shortage
Some restaurants, including McDonald's and Cheesecake Factory, are calling up long-ago job applicants to fill roles during the labor shortage.
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(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. is swimming in so much jet fuel that even this summer’s surge in air travel can’t save the market.Air traffic in the U.S. has jumped to more than 2 million passengers a day, about 78% of where it was in the summer of 2019, according to the Transportation Security Administration. That’s done little to diminish the massive glut in jet fuel stockpiles, which stand at their highest seasonal level in a decade. Part of the problem is that refiners are trying to cash in on resur
You no longer need to go to an office every day to earn a paycheck — and a fat paycheck, at that. These high-paying work-from-home jobs might be right for you.
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Hiring can be a challenging process.
A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted by Washington two years ago for handling Iranian crude, seven sources with knowledge of the deals told Reuters. The more prominent role of China Concord Petroleum Co, also known as CCPC, and its expansion into trading with Venezuela, have not previously been reported and highlight the limitations of Washington's system of restrictions, analysts say. The details of the deals were described to Reuters by a range of individuals including one China-based source familiar with CCPC's operations, Iranian officials and a source at Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA.
Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp has since earlier this week suspended vehicle production at three of its manufacturing plants in Thailand due to a parts shortage, the company said on Thursday. Toyota has a production capacity in Thailand of 550,000 vehicles per year, according to its website.
General Motors' (GM) latest production cuts in three North American plants is a sign that the global semiconductor crisis will take longer to wane out than previously anticipated.
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DA Chesa Boudin says the letters often demand money, as much as $75,000, from the businesses with the threat of a lawsuit. It's the last thing they need, he says, after struggling through the pandemic.