VW’s Tennessee workers vote against union representation

VW’s Tennessee workers vote against union representation
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker’s plant in the U.S. South. FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen at the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell... Read More

Workers at VW’s Tennessee plant vote against union representation

Workers at VW’s Tennessee plant vote against union representation
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Workers at Volkswagen AG’s assembly plant in the state of Tennessee voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker’s plant in the U.S. South. FILE PHOTO: Cars are seen at the Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee November 4, 2015. REUTERS/Tami Chappell The... Read More

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump greets Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson in front of a Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter on the driveway abutting the South Lawn prior to delivering remarks at a showcase of American-made products event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday... Read More

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week
FILE PHOTO: Workers load goods for export onto a crane at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June 7, 2019. Picture taken June 7, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump’s plan to hit another $300... Read More

American Airlines asks court to end ‘devastating’ slowdown by unions

American Airlines asks court to end ‘devastating’ slowdown by unions
FILE PHOTO: American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S., May 10, 2019. Photo taken May 10, 2019. American Airlines/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc on Friday asked a federal court to quickly halt an alleged illegal slowdown by mechanics’ unions that has become “devastating” to the airline’s operations. The... Read More

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets – sources

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets – sources
(Reuters) – Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile store is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, New... Read More

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market
(Reuters) – Perdue Foods, one of America’s largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to address a growing demand for products combining meat and vegetables. FILE PHOTO: Laborers clean a pile of dry chickpea outside a warehouse, along a wholesale market, in Karachi, Pakistan November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo... Read More

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A T-Mobile store is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo... Read More

Papa John’s dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY

Papa John’s dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY
FILE PHOTO: The Papa John’s store in Westminster, Colorado, U.S. August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – Papa John’s International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor after the accounting firm pointed out that the pizza chain did not maintain effective internal control over its financial reporting last year. The company has appointed Ernst &... Read More