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UPS Avoids Freight Strike As Union Ratifies Contract

UPS Avoids Freight Strike As Union Ratifies Contract

United Parcel Service Inc.’s (NYSE: UPS) freight workers ratified a final contract offer, averting a work stoppage that prompted the carrier to clear its network and could have affected the delivery of packages across the world.The final offer..

iPhone Prices Could Rise 20% Under Trump’s Plan

iPhone Prices Could Rise 20% Under Trump’s Plan

iPhone prices will rise significantly if Apple Inc.(NASDAQ: AAPL) assembles the smartphone domestically, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.On Saturday, President Donald Trump tweeted Apple should manufacture its products in the U.S. to avoi..

Ford supplies employees with exoskeleton vest to reduce fatigue and injury incidences

Ford supplies employees with exoskeleton vest to reduce fatigue and injury incidences

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is now providing workers with a new exoskeleton vest called the EksoVest that helps decrease fatigue and wear and tear on the bodies of employees. “Building vehicles is physically a tough job” Ford&rsquo..

Spanish Amazon Workers to Go on Strike for 3 Days

Spanish Amazon Workers to Go on Strike for 3 Days

Nearly 1,000 Spanish speaking Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) workers have been called on to go on strike and walk out for three days next week, during Amazon’s Prime Day week, by Spanish labor unions to dispute efforts to reduce worker rights. The stri..

Wage Increase Stagnation in an Environment of Declining Productivity and Increasing Inflation

Wage Increase Stagnation in an Environment of Declining Productivity and Increasing Inflation

In 2017, with the historically low unemployment rate of 3.9% and over 200,000 jobs gain through 2018, the wage growth remained sluggish. According to historical data provided by Labor Department, there is a 4.3% rose in 2000 when the unemployment ra..

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Increase Slightly

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but it still suggested that labor market is still strong.Initial claims for unemployment benefits increased by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 229,000 in the week ended..

National Institute of Health partners with 11 Biopharma companies for Cancer Research

National Institute of Health partners with 11 Biopharma companies for Cancer Research

The National Institutes of Health and 11 biopharmaceutical companies today launched the Partnership for Accelerating Cancer Therapies (PACT). This is a five-year-public-private research collaboration totaling $215 million as part of the Cancer Moons..