Pittsburgh is one on a growing list of cities working toward a $15 minimum wage for city employees. Whether or not these actions in the public sector will ripple out to the private sector is to be determined.
The crude oil often travels in trains with more than 100 tank cars, and there have been several fiery derailments involving crude oil in recent years.
The post-recall fires raise questions about whether GM should have acted sooner, whether the government should have taken notice and stepped in, and whether the ineffective fix should have been approved in the first place.
Murray Energy Corp. announced last week that it expects to close American Coal Company's New Era mine in mid-2016. Its sister mine in Galatia, New Future, is expected to keep operating. The two mines employed about 700 people before layoffs earlier this year.
The agency said Wednesday since late September it's been examining about 50 diesel-powered vehicles, based on German test statistics and tips about heightened emissions.
The German mega-chemicals company said that the changes would result in approximately 120 jobs being cut globally after they take effect Jan. 1.
Purchases of sedans, SUVs and minivans in the biggest market by number of vehicles sold rose 13.3 percent to 1.9 million, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers.
The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's beer. But in the U.S., the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.
U.S. aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney doesn't just have a booth at this year's Dubai Airshow. The company takes up two chalets outside the main exhibition hall alongside other aviation and defense giants like Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.
The justices indicated during arguments that they would not embrace Tyson's invitation to use the case to impose new limits on the ability of workers to band together to dispute pay and workplace issues.
If the new results are true, up to half the oil can't be accounted for, said the author of a new study on the spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
GE Transportation has announced a $2.6 billion deal to manufacture 1,000 locomotives for India Railways, just days after announcing it will lay off 1,500 union workers at its northwestern Pennsylvania operations.
Oil prices are down more than 50 percent since the middle of last year. On Tuesday, the U.S. crude oil contract was trading at $43.95 a barrel.
Preliminary numbers released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in September showed 27 fatalities in chemical manufacturing last year but 142 in oil and gas extraction alone.
The offer is designed to keep diesel owners happy as VW works on repairs to the cars, which are programmed to turn on pollution controls during government tests and turn them off while on the road.
The U.S. imports more crude oil from Canada than from any other country, about 3.4 million barrels a day as of August, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The UAW said it reached an agreement with Ford on Friday morning. The contract covers 53,000 workers at 22 U.S. plants.
A federal bankruptcy judge has ruled that people suing General Motors over faulty ignition switches can seek punitive damages that could cost the company millions of dollars or more.
Environmentalists applauded Obama’s decision to reject the project, claiming it would have been harmful to the environment. Republicans and those in the oil industry, however, argued the project would have created numerous jobs and largely benefit the U.S. economy.