Monday, October 25th, 2021

Category: Business

Broadway Theater Owner Cited by OSHA in Stagehand’s Fatal Fall

Federal regulators have cited the Shubert Organization for four serious workplace safety violations and proposed a fine of $45,642 in connection with the death of an employee who fell from a ladder while working...

Production resumes at meat plants after a cyberattack.

Production began to resume at nine beef plants in the United States on Wednesday after a cyberattack on the world’s largest meat processor forced them to shut down a day earlier. Union officials said...

Amazon backs effort to legalize pot, drops weed testing for some jobs

Amazon is throwing its weight behind federal pot legalization. The Jeff Bezos-owned e-commerce giant announced its support for a proposed bill to legalize marijuana across the US — and said that it will no...

Dogecoin soars as crypto-giant Coinbase adds token to platform

Dogecoin prices skyrocketed on Wednesday after crypto-trading giant Coinbase said it would start allowing users to trade the joke cryptocurrency on its platform. The dog-themed coin surged 34 percent to 43 cents in late-morning...

Elon Musk’s Tesla tweets violated SEC settlement: report

US regulators alerted electric car-maker Tesla last year that its CEO Elon Musk’s use of Twitter had twice violated a court-ordered policy that required company lawyers to pre-approve some of his tweets. In correspondence...

The U.S. imposes — and suspends — tariffs on six countries over digital taxes.

The Biden administration on Wednesday moved closer to imposing tariffs on certain goods from six countries in retaliation for taxes those nations have imposed on digital services offered by companies like Facebook, Amazon and...

New York restaurants continue to struggle despite strong recovery in US

New York restaurants are still struggling to attract diners, with reservations down more than 30 percent compared to 2019 — even as much of the nation shows strong signs of recovery, according to new...

Stimulus Checks Substantially Reduced Hardship, Study Shows

“It bridged a gap,” Ms. Ray said, while she waited for slower forms of assistance, like rental aid. Then she got cancer. To confirm the diagnosis and guide her treatment, she had to contribute...

Anheuser-Busch to give away free beer when America hits its vaccination goal.

The brewing giant Anheuser-Busch said on Wednesday that it would offer Americans another incentive to get vaccinated: free beer. The company said in a statement that it would “buy America’s next round” of beer,...

Jobs lost to the pandemic will take years to return, a labor organization says.

Global employment will take years to return to prepandemic levels, the United Nations’ labor organization said on Wednesday in a report that urged governments to build social protection systems to avoid the destabilizing effects...