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GM, Korea's LG Chem in venture to build factory in Ohio

Dec. 5, 2019 10:03 AM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors and Korea's LG Chem have formed a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory near Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland. The companies also will work together on battery technology to bring down the cost for future GM electric vehicles. The new plant...

Judge: Purdue workers should get bonuses, but maybe not CEO

Dec. 4, 2019 6:56 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — More time is needed to sort out whether the CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should receive a $1.3 million bonus next year, but the company should be allowed to pay about $35 million in bonuses to 682 other employees, the judge overseeing the company's bankruptcy case said...

Local union leaders send Fiat Chrysler contract to members

Dec. 4, 2019 5:41 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Union leaders from Fiat Chrysler factories are sending a new four-year contract to a membership vote. The 47,000 members of the United Auto Workers union at the company will vote on the deal starting Friday. Local leaders assembled on Wednesday in Detroit to go over the pact, which...

Survey: Businesses added just 67,000 jobs in November

Dec. 4, 2019 12:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added just 67,000 jobs in November, a private survey found, barely half the gain of the previous month. Payroll processor ADP said that manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut 18,000 jobs combined. Companies with fewer than 20 employees also slashed...

UAW bolsters financial controls after embezzlement scandal

Dec. 2, 2019 5:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union has replaced its auditing firm, added four internal auditors and hired a big accounting firm to study its financial controls in an effort to prevent a repeat of the embezzlement and bribery discovered in a federal probe of the union. The moves announced Monday...

USF hopes to have new coach before early signing day

Dec. 2, 2019 4:12 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida athletic director Michael Kelly hopes to have a new football coach hired before the national early signing date of Dec. 18. Charlie Strong was fired Sunday, two days after finishing a 4-8 season with a lopsided loss to intrastate rival UCF. "We understand the urgency of...

Report says computer systems could hamper Census hiring

Dec. 2, 2019 12:26 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Census Bureau’s ability to recruit and hire hundreds of thousands of workers in time for next spring’s head count could be hampered by underperforming computer systems for hiring and payroll, according to an Inspector General’s report released last week. But...

Fiat Chrysler, auto union reach tentative deal on contract

Nov. 30, 2019 12:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler reached a tentative agreement Saturday on a new four-year contract, which includes a total of $9 billion in investments but still needs final approval from workers. Both sides declined to offer details on the deal, but it includes a $9,000 bonus for...

European business leaders lose confidence amid trade tension

Nov. 28, 2019 3:26 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A survey of dozens of Europe’s top business executives shows their optimism is waning as trade tensions and other geopolitical uncertainties cloud the outlook for the global economy. A poll of 50 CEOs and chairmen carried out by German research group ZEW on behalf of the European Round...

Amazon to double holiday hiring to 200,000

Nov. 27, 2019 2:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to hire 200,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, double the number of workers it hired a year ago. The hiring spree is a sign of how quickly the online shopping giant is growing. To keep up with online orders, Amazon has been opening more warehouses, package...