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UK lawmakers slam 'unsatisfactory' progress in Brexit talks
May 24th, 2018. 8:36 AM

Lawmakers scrutinizing Britain's European Union exit say progress in trade talks with the bloc is "highly unsatisfactory," and the U.K. may have no choice but to stay in the EU customs union for years after Brexit

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Nurses at Massachusetts hospital reach contract deal
May 24th, 2018. 7:28 AM

Unionized nurses at a western Massachusetts hospital have reached a contract deal with management after about 18 months of contentious negotiations and a pair of one-day strikes

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Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect
May 23rd, 2018. 10:50 PM

Two casino companies facing the threat of a strike from housekeepers, bartenders, servers and other key employees saw their shares slide

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French public service workers strike again over job cuts
May 22nd, 2018. 3:46 AM

French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.

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Survey asks why young people stay in, leave New Hampshire
May 21st, 2018. 4:45 PM

A new survey of young people in New Hampshire shows nearly a third say they definitely or probably will consider leaving the state in the next two years

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Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers
May 21st, 2018. 11:29 AM

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace

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Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers
May 18th, 2018. 9:47 PM

Mariachi bands have performed songs including "La Cucaracha" during protests in front of the apartment building and the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers

Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers
Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws
May 18th, 2018. 6:27 PM

Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where they say discrimination remains despite efforts to end a boycott over the so-called bathroom bill.

Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws
Former Deere factory manager in China loses court appeal
May 18th, 2018. 1:17 PM

The Iowa Supreme Court says a former Deere & Co. factory manager can't sue the company under the Iowa Civil Rights Act because he worked and lived in China when he was disciplined for having sexual relationships with women who worked at the factory

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North Carolina beefs up tax breaks as Apple scouts new sites
May 17th, 2018. 7:13 PM

North Carolina legislative leaders say they're committing to a big expansion of tax breaks for companies promising thousands of jobs

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US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China
May 17th, 2018. 6:39 PM

US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift

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Union, utility say tentative agreement reached on contract
May 17th, 2018. 9:00 AM

The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and union workers say they've reached a tentative agreement on new contract

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AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy
May 16th, 2018. 7:04 PM

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms

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Bill Gates gives $44M to influence state education plans
May 16th, 2018. 2:25 PM

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms

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UK central banker apologizes for 'menopausal' remark
May 16th, 2018. 7:40 AM

One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment.

UK central banker apologizes for 'menopausal' remark
Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs
May 15th, 2018. 5:10 PM

Nearly every public school teacher in America reports dipping into their modest income to pay for classroom supplies, federal study shows

Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs
Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless
May 15th, 2018. 11:44 AM

Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing under a measure approved by city leaders

Seattle OKs taxing companies like Amazon to aid the homeless
US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign
May 15th, 2018. 11:13 AM

US retail sales rose a solid 0.3 pct. in April, a sign confident consumers are spending more

US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign
Cyprus expects strong growth to bring full employment
May 15th, 2018. 10:41 AM

Cyprus' government says the island nation will return to full employment in as little as three years as long as the economy continues to grow strongly.

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Air France-KLM appoints temporary CEO amid labor standoff
May 15th, 2018. 10:28 AM

Air France-KLM has appointed finance chief Frederic Gagey as interim CEO, after former CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac resigned this month amid worker strikes over pay

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