The International Labor Organization is investigating if Venezuela's government violated global accords that protect the political and economic rights of employers. The ILO said Wednesday it had set up a commission to determine whether Venezuela violated treaties related to the right of employers to form associations and be consulted when minimum wages are set.
Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:33pm
Virginia's largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging arsenic through groundwater into surrounding waters from a coal ash storage site.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:32pm
The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate to reflect a solid U.S. economy and signaling that it's sticking with a gradual approach to rate hikes for 2018 under its new chairman, Jerome Powell.
Mae Anderson, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 12:16pm
Opening arguments are set for Thursday in the federal government's efforts to block AT&T's efforts to gobble up Time Warner in a case that could shape how you get — and how much you pay for — streaming TV and movies.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 21st - 11:46am
Shareholders of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. have approved an ambitious pay package for iconic CEO Elon Musk that could net him more than $50 billion if he meets lofty milestones over the next decade, according to a person briefed on the vote.