Monthly Archives: February 2017

Business, unions ramp up campaign for U.S. infrastructure spending

(Reuters) - Business groups and unions are bulking up lobbying budgets and coordinating efforts to put pressure on Congress not to let President Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending plans fall through the cracks on Capitol Hill.

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5 Easy Ways to Get a New Employee up to Speed

Thirty-three percent of employees in one survey said they knew their first week whether they would stay with the company. That hardly indicates a positive onboarding experience.

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Apple says it spent $50 billion last year with U.S. suppliers

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple spent roughly $50 billion last year at U.S.-based suppliers including 3M and Corning , Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday, stressing the iPhone-maker's commitment to U.S. manufacturing.

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Buffett’s Berkshire rejects fossil fuel proposal, shareholder says

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will urge shareholders to reject a proposal by a Nebraska nonprofit that it sell its investments in oil refiner Phillips 66 and other companies involved in fossil fuels over 12 years, the nonprofit ...

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Trump to shift biofuel blending burden off U.S. refiners: sources

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to revamp the national biofuel program to ease regulations on oil refiners while providing new incentives for ethanol and biodiesel production, people familiar with the plan told Reuters on Tuesday.

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