The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its Alabama plant.
In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama but left environmental and public health groups wanting more.
Amazon.com Inc., which faces its single biggest day of online shopping on Monday, has invested heavily this year in upgrading and expanding its distribution network, adding new technology, opening more shipping centers and hiring 80,000 seasonal workers to meet the coming onslaught of holiday orders.
Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys.
The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.
The National Retail Federation forecasts holiday sales will grow 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion - the highest increase since 2011. But retailers already have had to resort to discounting to get shoppers into stores.
Germany's leading companies will need to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards from 2016, according to a new directive being adopted by the government, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday.
The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the working class.
A Texas judge cleared a woman Monday for a car accident that killed her fiance in 2004, after General Motors acknowledged that her car would have been among millions being recalled for a problem that may have contributed to the death.
One of Kentucky's newest whiskey makers is making a big splash, fetching more than $28,000 for its first bottle of bourbon.
The MAPI Foundation predicts strong growth in jobs plus replacement demand for equipment from businesses will provide a stable base for overall economic growth, according to a new report.
Orders for durable goods increased 0.4 percent last month following a 0.9 percent drop in September and an even bigger 18.3 percent plunge in August, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. The two months of declines reflected big swings in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.
Millions of shoppers will rush to stores in the hopes of a great deal on Friday, there is nothing that will change that, however the Alliance for American Manufacturing wants to change the effects of such consumerism. They want that money to go back to American workers and companies.
Vermont state Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer is questioning the state's role in the liquor business, and says complete privatization likely would have a neutral revenue impact
These are the moments OPEC exists for: A sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced the amount of money OPEC countries take in by nearly $1 billion a day.
Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.
Along with 15 other associations, NAM signed a letter urging action on a wide range of barriers they feel inhibit India from being "open for business."