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10,000 More Ford F-150 Sales in September Than Last Year

Pickup truck sales in the United States posted a year-over-year gain in September for two of the Detroit Three automakers, while remaining only flat at the other. Ford Motor ...
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GameStop to Add 28,000 Workers as Video Game Retail Thrives

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) will add 28,000 holiday workers for 2015. Buying video games from brick-and-mortar retailers has not died. As a matter of fact, the business model is thriving. ...
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Starbucks Employees Treated Badly

While Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) CEO and founder Howard Schultz barnstorms America with one new program to help Americans after another, a new report shows his company continues to treat ...
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China Places Order for 300 Boeing Jets

In a brief statement published Tuesday, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua said that a “group of Chinese companies” has signed an agreement with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to buy ...
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Wal-Mart Worker Group Readies for Black Friday Job Actions

Demands for a wage of $15 an hour and full-time work will again be the focus of job actions by a worker group organized to push for the changes at ...
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Do Wal-Mart’s 60,000 New Employees Help the Economy?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will add 60,000 new "seasonal" workers, which is the start of holiday additions by big-box retailers and department stores. Industry analysts expect these retailers will ...
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Retailers May Add 750,000 Jobs for Holidays

The strength of retail sales in the fourth quarter of each year is a benchmark for how well the U.S. consumer economy is doing. Over the past ten years, the ...
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Airbus Opens Alabama Assembly Plant, Aims for Half of US Market

European aircraft maker Airbus Group officially opens its final assembly line in Mobile, Ala., Monday, only the second plant that the company has built outside Europe. The company plans to ...
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Does Chrysler Face a Strike and Shutdown?

The negotiating dance between the United Automobile Workers (UAW) and the Big Three has started. The union has made Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) its first target. The odds ...
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Restaurant Group Criticizes NLRB Ruling

Last Thursday’s ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that a company is a “joint employer” along with its contractors has caused a storm of concern in at least ...
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Autoworkers Union Passes Strike Authorization Measure

In a procedural vote completed last week, workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) voted heavily in favor of going on strike against the company if the United Autoworkers ...
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Twitter Admits Workforce Is Not Diverse

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), like other new world tech companies, admitted it does not employ enough women and minorities. It will try to erase that with programs to increase the ...
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Postal Union Continues Effort to Stop Staples, Office Depot Merger

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) in July won a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board that the U.S. Postal Service acted illegally when it agreed to set up ...
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Boeing Says Failure to OK Ex-Im Bank Factor in New Layoffs

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has said that it plans to cut several hundred jobs in its satellite business due to cuts in defense spending, a lack of orders for ...
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After Wal-Mart, Will Minimum Wage Increases Affect McDonald’s?

Are Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s (NYSE: WMT) woes, apparent in its four cent earnings miss in the most recent quarter, due to its own minimum wage increases back in April? And ...
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