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Companies are pocketing their fattest profits in more than 70 years, even as they complain about inflation

41 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A sign showing gas prices at a station in San Diego, California, on November 9, 2021. Mike Blake/Reuters Inflation is higher than it's been in 30 years, but corporate profits...
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A&W made its employees 'anti-celeb meals' to attract new workers as fast-food continues to struggle with hiring

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A&W A&W is using real employees to poke fun at celebrity meal promotions. The anti-celeb meals are part of a hiring and retention campaign for the chain. Fast-food chains are...
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MLB team sites, scrubbed of headshots and player news, look different during the lockout

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

MLB says it is avoiding using players' names, images and likenesses during the work stoppage to comply with federal labor law.
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How to deal with the rising cost of, well, everything

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to Personal Finance Insider, a biweekly newsletter that connects you with the stories, strategies, and tips you need to be better with money. Alyssa Powell/Insider...
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United Auto Workers reformers prevail in vote to choose president by direct election

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Supporters of the change say it would curb corruption. A referendum on the question was required in a consent decree between the union and prosecutors.
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Paying people more may not solve the labor shortage. Here's what companies need to do to attract more workers, according to a Wharton professor

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Sonia Sotomayor may not have ‘saved baseball' in 1995, but she set it on a path to labor peace

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Years before she ascended to the Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayor issued a temporary injunction two days before baseball's owners planned to open the 1995 season with...
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Biden to announce insurance reimbursements for at-home COVID-19 tests

Biden to announce insurance reimbursements for at-home COVID-19 tests

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

President Joe Biden will announce Thursday that Americans with private insurance will be able to receive reimbursements for at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests as part of a...
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Jobless claims rebound to 222,000 in second-lowest weekly read of 2021

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim in Frankfort, Kentucky, U.S. June 18, 2020. Bryan...
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MLB players locked out in 1st work stoppage since 1995

MLB players locked out in 1st work stoppage since 1995

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

IRVING, Texas - Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and...
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Liana Wallace On ‘Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: ‘Just Wanted...

Liana Wallace was the latest Survivor 41 player to have their flame extinguished as she was voted out on episode 11 and will be 12th member of this season's jury. CBS ‘ Matt... Read more ...

Live updates: Zimbabwe reports 1st case of new virus variant

By The Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's Vice President, Constantino Chiwenga, who is also the health minister, says the southern African country has recorded the... Read more ...

The Michigan School Shooting Shows That COVID-19 Isn't the Only Thing...

When a 15-year-old opened fire on Tuesday at a high school in Oxford Township, Mich., killing four students, it marked the deadliest school shooting since May 2018-and became a... Read more ...

Josh Lucas wipes Instagram, unfollows girlfriend Rachel Mortenson

Josh Lucas wipes Instagram, unfollows girlfriend Rachel Mortenson

Page Six reported in April that the "Sweet Home Alabama" star and the model met during the pandemic and became inseparable, but perhaps the romance has fizzled. Read more ...

Fingerprint linked to 1983 Florida slaying leads to suspect's arrest on...

Fingerprint linked to 1983 Florida slaying leads to suspect's arrest on murder charge

New fingerprint technology has led to a break in a 38-year-old cold case involving the slaying of a young Florida woman, police said. Read more ...

Mountain lion spotted in Fort Ord

Mountain lion spotted in Fort Ord

A mountain lion has been spotted in the Fort Ord area and nearby residents are being warned. Read more ...

Vrabel has Titans atop AFC South despite injury-filled year

Vrabel has Titans atop AFC South despite injury-filled year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel learned early that life doesn't always go as desired. Read more ...

Falcons look to put some heat on Brady, Bucs in NFC South

Falcons look to put some heat on Brady, Bucs in NFC South

ATLANTA - Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are cruising in the NFC South. Read more ...

Brady, Buccaneers look to sweep season series with Falcons

Brady, Buccaneers look to sweep season series with Falcons

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City's tallest warehouse could be coming to Queens

Warehouse developers in the U.S. are starting to push the heights of logistics buildings past the ground floor. But compared to counterparts overseas who build warehouses as... Read more ...