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Walmart takes a cautious approach to holiday hiring

Sep. 21, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is taking a cautious approach to the holiday shopping season, announcing it will hire 40,000 U.S. workers for the holidays, a majority of them seasonal workers. The move, announced Wednesday, comes as the nation's largest retailer and largest private...

WHO raises alarm on disease in flood-hit areas of Pakistan

Sep. 17, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a “second disaster" in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases. The floodwaters...

Employers finding new ways to find, retain workers

Sep. 17, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Extra workers are needed every winter tourist season at the Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa, but this year, inventive minds turned a standard job search into art. Using the hotel’s beach as a canvas, hotel officials arranged...

Canada makes Queen's funeral day a holiday for fed employees

Sep. 13, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Sept. 19 will be a holiday so that federal employees can mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral. Trudeau also said he's working with the provinces on a possible public holiday for other...

UPS hiring for the holiday rush holds steady above 100,000

Sep. 07, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — UPS plans to hire more than 100,000 workers to help handle the holiday rush this season, in line with hiring the previous two years. Holiday season volumes usually start rising in October and remain high into January. While online shopping has slowed from the height...

Judge upholds two of Delaware auditor's three convictions

Aug. 30, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday upheld two convictions against Delaware’s Democratic state auditor for official misconduct and conflict of interest but tossed a jury’s third misdemeanor conviction for improperly structuring contract payments to a consulting firm. In...

US soprano, offended by blackface, pulls out of Italy opera

Jul. 16, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Soprano Angel Blue says she won’t perform in an opera in Italy this month because blackface was used in the staging of a different work this summer on the same stage. The U.S. singer posted a note on her angeljoyblue Instagram page saying she will be bowing out of...

UK rail workers to strike again July 27 over pay dispute

Jul. 13, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British rail workers will go on strike on July 27 over an ongoing pay dispute, a month after the country's most disruptive railway strike in three decades paralyzed train networks across the U.K. The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers said...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jul. 07, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. June 30, 2022. Editorial: Deer season tweaks show responsibility A few days ago the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board announced a handful of changes to this year’s white-tailed deer season. They weren’t major — most hunters probably...

Hard Rock deal ends casino strike threat in Atlantic City

Jul. 02, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Hard Rock casino reached agreement with Atlantic City's main casino workers union on Saturday, removing the last threat of a strike during the busy holiday weekend and clearing the way for the gambling halls and their workers to concentrate on bouncing back from...