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Protests For $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Expand Across Country

Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor organizers.

04/15/2015

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Sabra Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Hummus

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC has announced that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible Listeria contamination.

04/09/2015

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Labor Issues to Pressure McDonald’s Despite Pay Bump

A pay bump for workers at some McDonald’s restaurants isn’t likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues.

04/02/2015

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Amazon Dash Button Puts Common Household Products a Button Push Away

Amazon.com has always been on a mission to make shopping easier, but it unveiled its most convenient method yet on Tuesday.

04/01/2015

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US Removes Dozens Of Cuban Companies From Terror, Narcotic Blacklist

The Obama administration has removed dozens of Cuban companies from a U.S. blacklist of terror supporters and narcotics traffickers, another step in the two countries’ process to improve relations.

03/24/2015

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Facebook to Remove Inactive Profile Accounts, ‘Likes’ Expected to Drop

Facebook will be removing memorialized and voluntarily deactivated accounts from page’s like counts, which will reduce the number of likes if your business has a Facebook page.

03/15/2015

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Keurig Sustainability Report Sheds Light on Environmental Impact of Single-Use ‘K-Cups’

The Keurig single-cup coffee brewing systems do not come up on short on convenience, as millions of instant-gratification and caffeine-loving customers will tell you, but they may be coming up short when it comes to environmental-friendliness.

03/02/2015

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Nearly 40 Percent of Wal-Mart’s U.S. Workers to Get Pay Raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.

02/19/2015

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Many Americans Holding On To Money Saved At The Gas Pump

Many Americans Holding On To Money Saved At The Gas Pump

02/18/2015

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Under Armour to Create World’s Largest Digital Health & Fitness Community

Baltimore-based sports and fitness company Under Armour announced Wednesday it is acquiring Endomondo and MyFitnessPal to build the “world’s largest digital health and fitness community.”

02/04/2015