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Company Cited For Exposing Migrant Workers To Asbestos

August 13, 2015 10:08 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The company faces nearly $1.8 million in fines amid allegations that managers knowingly exposed workers to asbestos.


Report: Labor Board Decision Could Mean Big Changes For Temp Workers, Contractors

August 13, 2015 10:02 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Analysts expect thousands of companies that rely on temporary workers to be affected.


Tuna Company Agrees To $6M Settlement In Worker Oven Death

August 13, 2015 9:57 am | by Brian Melley, The Associated Press | Comments

District Attorney Jackie Lacey said the settlement is the largest payout in a California workplace-violation death.


Damages In Colorado Mine Spill Will Take Years To Tabulate

August 13, 2015 9:52 am | by Matthew Brown and P. Solomon Banda, The Associated Press | Comments

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said her agency took full responsibility for the spill.


Monthly Average Of U.S. Jobless Claims Falls To 15-Year Low

August 13, 2015 9:46 am | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The decline in applications for unemployment aid echoes other data that point to a steadily improving job market.


U.S. Lawmakers Quick To Criticize China On Currency Drop

August 13, 2015 9:42 am | by Matthew Pennington, The Associated Press | Comments

Lawmakers have been quick to condemn the sudden drop in the value of the yuan as damaging for American businesses and workers.


Deadly China Blast Disrupts World's 10th Largest Port

August 13, 2015 9:35 am | by Erika Kinetz, The Associated Press | Comments

Explosions that sent huge fireballs through China's Tianjin port have disrupted the flow of cars, oil, iron ore and other items. 


Keystone XL Review Drags On Five Times Longer Than Average

August 12, 2015 3:25 pm | by Josh Lederman, The Associated Press | Comments

 Since 2004, the Keystone review has been anything but ordinary.


3D Printing's Future Is In Metals, New Methods

August 12, 2015 3:20 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | Comments

The report asks: How will companies use 3D printing over the next couple years?


Water Company To Utilize Paper-Based Bottles

August 12, 2015 3:12 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The bottles can also be recycled into paper products or green building materials.


ERP Giant Infor To Acquire Software Company GT Nexus

August 12, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The transaction adds GT Nexus' cloud-based order management systems to Infor's enterprise resource planning capabilities.


China Currency Falls For Second Day After Surprise Devaluation

August 12, 2015 2:51 pm | by Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer | Comments

Beijing said the yuan's decline was a one-time event. 


GM Ignition Switch Deaths, Injuries Total 398

August 12, 2015 2:43 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The switches were responsible for 124 deaths and 274 injuries.


Manufacturing Snapshot Of The Week: LA Releases 20,000 Plastic Balls In Reservoir To Fight Drought

August 12, 2015 2:36 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Comments

These black shade balls help protect the city's water supply. 


Discount Tire Recalls 79,513 Truck And SUV Replacement Tires

August 12, 2015 11:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Discount Tire says there are no reports of deaths or injuries due to the defect.


Fiat Chrysler Appealing Negligence Verdict In Jeep Fire Case

August 12, 2015 11:18 am | by Dee-Ann Dubrin, AP Auto Writer | Comments

A 12-person jury found Fiat Chrysler negligent and awarded $150 million in damages.


Shell Seeks Modified Permit For Arctic Offshore Drilling

August 12, 2015 11:13 am | by Dan Joling, The Associated Press | Comments

Arctic offshore drilling is strongly opposed by environmental groups. 


Sysco Profits Decline After Failed Merger Attempt

August 12, 2015 11:07 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The food distributor said that profits totaled $73 million compared to $254 million during the same period last year.  


Oil Price Slumps To Lowest Level In More Than Six Years

August 12, 2015 10:55 am | by Alex Veiga, AP Business Writer | Comments

U.S. crude has been declining since reaching a high this year on June 10.


Japan Restarts Reactor After Break Due To Fukushima

August 12, 2015 10:50 am | by Mari Yamaguchi and Elaine Kurtenback, The Associated Press | Comments

The plant said the nuclear chain reaction started safely late Tuesday.



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