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Business Strategy Contracts

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Dan and Kelly Neubeck do not know what sunk the deal to buy their dream house in Chicago last fall. The process was rolling along after they signed the contract for a full-price offer, but somehow their love was unrequited. "It is difficult to not quickly become attached to a home that you really want," said Dan Neubeck, 37, who works for the city of Chicago.

  • Jan 10- Operations at Canadian miner Yamana Gold Inc's El Peñón mine in northern Chile were suspended "late last week" after underground workers rejected the company's final offer and one of two unions went on strike, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. The Toronto- based company also said it had reached collective bargaining agreements with workers at its...

  • *Iran has already struck deal with Boeing. PARIS, Dec 22- Europe's Airbus signed a firm contract on Thursday to sell 100 jets to IranAir, completing a return by Western plane giants and paving the way for deliveries to start next month, a year after sanctions against Iran were lifted. The deal took weeks of shuttling between Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France,...

  • *Companies eye Iran deals after lifting of sanctions. *Iran has already struck deal with Boeing. PARIS, Dec 22- Airbus signed a firm contract on Thursday for the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, as Tehran and Western companies race to re-open trade almost a year after sanctions against Iran were lifted.

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reached agreements with their workers' unions that will end a series of cases alleging the hotels violated federal labor law, the Trump Organization and unions said on Wednesday. More than 500 food and beverage and housekeeping employees at the Trump International Hotel Las...

  • A police officer wears a camera body camera by Taser.

    Taser will be providing 1,556 of its Axon Body 2 cameras, two for each member of the force, to the Louisiana State Police this quarter.

  • Dec 21- Hotels in Las Vegas and Washington owned by U.S. National Labor Relations Board against the Las Vegas hotel, union spokeswoman Bethany Khan said. Eric Danziger, the chief executive of Trump Hotels, called Unite Here Local 25, the union representing workers at the hotel, which is down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House, an "important partner" in a...

  • Amazon deals with hoverboard issue

    A New York businessman claims the online retail giant kept his merchandise without paying him a penny.

  • Deloitte's secret history of espionage practice

    A former partner of the consulting firm says workers gather information from rivals to steal pricing models and other strategies.

  • Dec 19- Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it signed a licensing deal to co-develop a fatty liver disease drug with Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc, under which the small U.S. company will receive $50 million up front. Conatus shares rose to $4.20 in extended trading from a Nasdaq close at $1.96. Conatus has the option to co-commercialize emricasan in the...

  • Dec 19- Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Monday said it signed a licensing deal to co-develop a fatty liver disease drug with Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc, under which the small U.S. company will receive $50 million up front. Conatus has the option to co-commercialize emricasan in the United States. It is estimated that NASH affects 3 percent to 5 percent of the U.S....

  • JAKARTA, Dec 19- Indonesia plans to change future production sharing contracts in its upstream oil and gas sector so that contractors shoulder the cost of exploration and production, rather than be reimbursed by the government. Big global resource firms such as Chevron, Exxon Mobil> and Total operate in Indonesia, but the country has struggled to attract fresh...

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 16- Workers at Chilean state-owned Codelco's massive Chuquicamata copper mine accepted on Friday an early wage deal, putting to rest what some industry insiders had feared could be prolonged, tense talks and even the threat of a strike. The wage talks at Chuquicamata, one of Codelco's largest operations, are seen as a bellwether for the industry and...

  • The athlete inks a multiyear deal to promote Bridgestone golf balls.

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 7- Mining companies in Chile, by far the world's largest copper producer, are examining their energy contracts to see if they can renegotiate terms to incorporate now-cheaper renewable power, company sources say. The moves could also imply major cost savings for Chile's copper industry, which spends around 20 percent of overhead on energy,...

  • TOKYO, Dec 7- State-run Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp said it signed a contract with the world's top exporter Saudi Aramco on Wednesday to extend a crude oil storage deal on the island of Okinawa by three years. Japan and Saudi Aramco had earlier been discussing expanding the Okinawa crude storage by about 2 million barrels. Saudi Aramco has stored crude...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Union mechanics at United Continental Holdings Inc on Monday ratified a six-year joint collective bargaining agreement with the airline, marking the end to several years of contract talks between the two parties. "This contract represents the largest contract for a mechanics group in airline industry history," the director of the Teamsters...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Union mechanics at United Airlines on Monday ratified a six-year joint collective bargaining agreement with the airline, marking the end to several years of contract talks between the two parties. "This contract represents the largest contract for a mechanics group in airline industry history," the director of the Teamsters airline division,...

  • *Companies say Burkina Faso blocked development of manganese mine. DAKAR, Dec 5- Three companies belonging to Romanian-Australian businessman Frank Timis's Pan African Minerals Group are seeking $385 million from Burkina Faso via mediation, accusing it of blocking development of one of the world's biggest manganese mines. According to an arbitration...