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NYPD workers sold 911 data, officials say

The New York attorney general’s office dropped its claim that Exxon Mobil Corp. about how it accounts for the financial risks of climate change, significantly diminishing the state’s case in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

The winner of that $543M lottery ticket sold in San Jose? Eleven local co-workers

The $543 million winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold last month in San Jose was bought by a group of 11 local co-workers, California Lottery officials said on Friday. The prize they'll split is the largest ever for a single California Lotter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

The winner of that $543M lottery ticket sold in San Jose? Eleven local co-workers

The $543 million winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold last month in San Jose was bought by a group of 11 local co-workers, California Lottery officials said on Friday. The prize they'll split is the largest ever for a single California Lotter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

Palantir, the Peter Thiel-backed company that sold data to ICE and NYPD, has a CEO who is a "self-described socialist"

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Palantir CEO Alex Karp is a self-proclaimed socialist, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Palantir has historically worked with intelligence agencies and law enforcement through the sale of big data. It's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2018

Hot ‘hoods: Where St. Louis homes sold the fastest in Q3

Houses are selling fast in nearly all corners of the St. Louis area, according to third quarter home sales data provided by national real estate brokerage Redfin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2019

Austin ranks No. 5 in US for tech pay; Salaries climbed 6% in 2018

Austin’s tech scene is booming, and so are its salaries, according to a new report by careers site Hired.com. Average salaries for tech workers, which includes engineers, product managers, data scientists, product designers and more, increased to $.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P and Nasdaq all trade at records after retail sales, trade optimism rebound

U.S. stocks trade higher Friday, after data on retail sales rebounded to show growth in October and after White House officials again talked up the prospects of a trade deal with China.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2019

China auto sales fell 4% in October, 16th month of decline

Auto sales in China fell for a 16th consecutive month in October, with the number of new energy vehicles (NEVs) sold contracting for the fourth month in a row, data from the country's biggest auto industry association showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 11th, 2019

Next NYPD commissioner "part new-school thinker, part throwback"

State health officials say nearly all New Yorkers won't see health care premium increases through the New Yorkers have until Dec. 15 to enroll for coverage effective Jan. 1, and until Jan. 31 for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

At Smithfield Foods" slaughterhouse, China brings home U.S. bacon

Smithfield Foods' slaughterhouse in Virginia used to carve up pork for American sandwiches and holiday dinners. But workers now box up pig carcasses to ship to China, according to employees, local officials and industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2019

Sale could result in layoffs in Lenexa and throughout Kansas, Missouri

Cowley Distributing Inc. will lay off 66 employees in Lenexa as part of a move that involves nearly 200 workers in Kansas and Missouri. But Cowley, which sold last month, said the buyer may hire a number of its former employees. Cowley, a wholesale maga.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2019

UAW president to take leave of absence from Sunday

The president of the United Auto Workers union, who has been linked to an ongoing corruption probe by U.S. federal officials, has taken a leave of absence, the union said on Saturday in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil prices decline after weak China data, trade worries

Oil futures decline Thursday after a round of lackluster factory data from China and a report that Chinese officials have doubts over prospects for a long-term trade deal between Washington and Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2019

US Rail Headcount Reaches New Low

In September, the U.S. operations of the Class I railroads employed the fewest number of workers in years, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 29th, 2019

Job hopping: This is how long employees typically stay at Tesla, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Nvidia, Oracle and more

Big tech companies in Silicon Valley worry about retaining in-demand workers who are barraged with tempting job offers — but some companies seem to retain employees for longer than others. A Silicon Valley Business Journal analysis of data calculate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 28th, 2019

New York boasts 300,000 creative workers, dominates the sector

For several decades, civic leaders and government officials who wanted to downplay the decline of manufacturing and the importance of Wall Street have been talking about New York City as the thriving... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 26th, 2019

General Motors strike to dent U.S. October job growth

A strike by General Motors workers should weigh on U.S. job growth in October, government data showed on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2019

Census officials aim to accurately count all Arizona communities in 2020

Federal officials are determined to recruit workers and accurately count residents for the 2020 census, especially such historically underserved minorities as Native Americans and Hispanics, census leaders said Tuesday. “It’s important we hire.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2019

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted to recommend the agreement to members at a daylong meeting in Detroit Thursday. But they also voted not to return to factories unless members approve the deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2019

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted to recommend the agreement to members at a daylong meeting in Detroit Thursday. But they also voted not to return to factories unless members approve the deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2019

Tentative Contract With Striking GM Workers Gives Pay Hikes While Factory Closings Move Forward

Factory level union officials will meet to decide if they'll approve the deal (DETROIT) — A tentative four year contract with striking General Motors gives workers a mix of pay raises, lump sum payments and an $11,000 signin.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 17th, 2019