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The variant, recently dubbed omicron, was first noticed in South Africa and has spread to several other nations.
Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy.
CEO Michael Witynski said he expects customers will still think the store offers "undeniable value because of what they’re seeing out in the marketplace.”
Target is the first major retailer to make such a permanent move during the pandemic. Experts say its decision could push other retailers to follow in its path.
After more than a month on the picket lines, workers will be clocking back in now that they've ratified a new six-year agreement.
One agreement passed in an Electoral College-style voting system even though a majority of workers voted against it.
The Justice Department says Uber is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to modify fees for those who may need extra time to get into a car.
About $1.1 billion will go toward paying tax obligations for stock options granted to Musk in September.
United Auto Workers members voted the deal down by a 55-45 margin.
Workers voted down the last agreement by an overwhelming margin.
The 56-year-old man died early Wednesday morning, shaking United Auto Workers members and their supporters.
In the survey commissioned by the AFL-CIO labor federation, a strong majority said workers were right to walk out for better pay and benefits.
After a preliminary vote count in Connecticut, two workers supported and three workers opposed becoming the only unionized Dollar General store in the country.
The federal entity created to guard against another Great Recession just issued its first landmark report on global warming.
Workers at Piedmont Airlines say their wages are too low to live on. Now they might join other striking workers.
The workers had rejected a tentative agreement reached between the manufacturer and their union, the United Auto Workers.
Federal filings give a hint at how large a tab the meal-kit company is running up to stifle a union campaign by Unite Here.
New COVID-19 infections remained high as September began.
Workers say the cereal giant is pursuing a long-term plan to eliminate the good pay and solid benefits they've won in past contracts.
Almost 99% of union members approved of striking if they don't make progress on a contract, threatening to shut down TV and film production.