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  • Sept 18- Wall Street sank on Wednesday as Federal Reserve policymakers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a widely expected move. New projections showed policymakers at the median expected rates to stay within the new range through 2020, bad news for investors hoping for additional cuts...

  • Sept 18- Wall Street sank on Wednesday when Federal Reserve policy makers gave mixed signals about their next move after cutting interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point in a widely expected move. New projections showed policymakers at the median expected rates to stay within the new range through 2020, bad news for investors hoping for additional...

  • BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Sept 17- General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday. In Bowling Green, Kentucky, they blocked the three entrances to the assembly plant, which normally builds the Chevrolet Corvette. Salina Alexander, who works in the...

  • BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Sept 17- General Motors Co shifted health insurance costs for its striking workers to the United Auto Workers union as its members walked the picket line for the second day on Tuesday. In Bowling Green, Kentucky, they blocked the three entrances to the assembly plant, which normally builds the Chevrolet Corvette. Salina Alexander, who works in the...

  • DETROIT, Sept 16- A new family of electric vehicles, an all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system could draw much of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers. Much of that investment is likely earmarked for the production of electric vehicles at two...

  • *Lost production could cost GM up to $50 million a day. DETROIT, Sept 16- Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers resumed talks Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations. Lost production could cost GM as much as $40 million to $50 million a day, RBC Capital Markets estimated in a note...

  • *Lost production could cost GM up to $50 million a day. DETROIT, Sept 16- Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations. Lost production could cost GM as much as $40 million to $50 million a day, RBC Capital Markets...

  • DETROIT, Sept 16- Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations. During the walkout, UAW members will get $250 a week from the union's strike fund. GM spokesman Tony Cervone said the automaker "couldn't agree more" with...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 15- The United Auto Workers went on strike at General Motors just after midnight Sunday and about 48,000 hourly workers at its facilities are headed for the picket lines in the morning, union officials said early Monday. "We do not take this lightly," Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president in charge of the union's relationship with GM, said at a...

  • President Donald Trump will meet next week with the leaders of India and Australia at events in Texas and Ohio to promote trade and investment. The White House said Trump will travel to Houston, Texas, on Sept. 22 to participate in an event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and to "discuss ways to deepen their energy and trade relationship."

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 15- The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight on Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years. "We do not take this lightly," Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president in charge of the...

  • President Donald Trump will meet next week with the leaders of India and Australia at events in Texas and Ohio to promote trade and investment. The White House said Trump will travel to Houston, Texas, on Sept. 22 to participate in an event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and to "discuss ways to deepen their energy and trade relationship."

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  • DETROIT, Sept 15- The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years. "We do not take this lightly," Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president in charge of the union's...

  • DETROIT, Sept 15- The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after U.S. labor contract talks reached an impasse, the first nationwide strike at GM in 12 years. The union has been fighting to stop GM from closing auto assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan and...

  • DETROIT, Sept 15- The United Auto Workers said on Sunday that its roughly 48,000 hourly workers at General Motors Co facilities would go on strike as of midnight Sunday after labor contract talks reached an impasse over wide-ranging issues from wages to health care benefits and temporary workers. "We do not take this lightly," Terry Dittes, the UAW vice president...

  • WELLINGTON, Sept 13- New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduced a new bill to parliament on Friday that aims to further tighten gun laws, as the country marks six months since the mass shooting in Christchurch that killed 51 Muslim worshippers. This is New Zealand's second set of gun reforms after weak firearm laws were identified as a key reason why...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 12- A senior United Auto Workers official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption scandal that comes at a decisive moment in contract talks with Detroit automakers. The union has worked to put the federal probe behind it and...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 12- Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company. The senators, in a letter https://bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports that alleged...

  • The senators, in a letter https://bit.ly/2lSfcDP to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, responded to reports that alleged Amazon pressured contractors and more broadly avoided regulatory scrutiny. The letter was signed by Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown.