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  • Tim Hortons to cut jobs after takeover by Burger King Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:07 PM ET

    TORONTO, Jan 27- Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons confirmed on Tuesday it will cut jobs as it reorganizes after being acquired by U.S. fast food chain Burger King for C $12.64 billion last year. The Financial Post reported last week that a "significant" number of the roughly 1,400 employees at its head office in Oakville, Ontario, and in regional...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...

  • WASHINGTON— A unanimous Supreme Court is ordering lower courts to take a new look at a dispute over a chemical company's efforts to cut costs in its health plan for retired workers. M&G Polymers USA LLC is the current owner of the facility. The case is M&G Polymers USA LLC v.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...

  • Small business owners who gave employees stipends or subsidies last year to help them buy health insurance may get an unpleasant surprise this tax filing season. "Any time employees receive cash, it's a taxable event," says Steven Friedman, an attorney with Littler Mendelson, a New York- based firm that specializes in employment law. Those are paycheck deductions...

  • Why unemployment is still an issue  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    At Davos, Guy Ryder, secretary general at ILO, talks about why unemployment is still a problem seven years after the global financial crisis.

  • The economics aren't easy, said Girard co-owner Brian Oliveira. The unusual model highlights a debate about pay and conditions in an industry that employs 10 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to the National Restaurant Association. The group doesn't track the number of no-tip models among the nation's nearly 1 million eateries, but examples have popped...

  • Steve Wynn takes a pay cut  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    Wynn Resorts says it will extend Steve Wynn's contract another two years, and will cut his base pay, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Retirement: A financial hangover?  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    Some 40 percent of people are either not saving or severely reducing the amount they are saving for retirement, says Michael Schweitzer, head of sales and distribution for group wealth management at HSBC, who believes it is, "never too late to start saving."

  • Retirement: A financial hangover?  Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    Some 40 percent of people are either not saving or severely reducing the amount they are saving for retirement, says Michael Schweitzer, head of sales and distribution for group wealth management at HSBC, who believes it is, "never too late to start saving."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- Bangladesh must do more to support workers' rights and fight unfair labor practices before officials consider restoring U.S. trade benefits, the U.S. The United States revoked trade benefits for Bangladesh in mid-2013 after a garment factory collapse and a factory fire killed more than 1,200 people. Trade Representative Michael Froman...

  • US jobs: No sign of slowing  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    After last week's U.S. nonfarm payrolls data, Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, discusses how significant the wage decline in America is.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 15- U.S. pension regulators questioned Thursday whether criminal violations in one unit of Credit Suisse Group AG reflect broader compliance problems at the Swiss bank, in an unusual public hearing to vet its request to continue managing retirement plans. At issue is whether Credit Suisse should be granted permission to continue managing...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 15- U.S. pension regulators said Thursday they have some concerns that Credit Suisse may lack a company-wide culture of compliance, and vowed to investigate further if they ultimately decide to let the bank continue managing U.S. retirement plans. Top Department of Labor officials made their comments during a public hearing, in which Credit...

  • Businesses should focus on people, not just profits  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.

  • A no tip policy  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    Bobby Fry, Bar Marco co-owner, explains why he took his restaurant to a tip-free policy.

  • Fed's rate hike to be delayed for longer?  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 4:10 AM ET

    Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, says that low wage growth in the U.S. is holding down core price inflation, which will delay a U.S. Federal Reserve rate hike beyond June's meeting.

  • US jobs: Fed ran out of slack?  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    While the U.S. nonfarm payrolls report beat expectations, wage figures disappointed. Themis Themistocleous, head European investment office at UBS, says that they expect the U.S. Federal Reserve to raise interest rates around the middle of 2015.

  • Why some workers struggle to pay for insurance  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy explains why many employees are having more trouble paying their insurance premiums.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 6- A federal mediator was expected to arrive in southern California on Tuesday to take part in negotiations over a new contract between employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports and the union representing some 20,000 dock workers. "We are pleased that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have agreed...