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New California law allows some Uber drivers to set own rates

New California law allows some Uber drivers to set own rates

A new California state law is requiring more gig companies to convert their workers to regular employees which will mean offering them benefits and more  protections. A gig company is any business that has a formal... 
Journalists seek investors to buy their paper

Journalists seek investors to buy their paper

Worried journalists at the Chicago Tribune, the city’s biggest daily, are pounding the pavement and are personally seeking out investors to buy their newspaper company in an effort to stave off its possible acquisition by Alden... 
USDA Expands Ready-To-Eat Chicken Product Recall Over Listeria Concerns

USDA Expands Ready-To-Eat Chicken Product Recall Over Listeria Concerns

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced, earlier this week, a recall on prepared chicken products. This is actually an expansion of a recall that was originally issued roughly two weeks ago. The original recall—and... 
So long to the last Volkswagen Beetle as we know it

So long to the last Volkswagen Beetle as we know it

I drove my first Volkswagen Beetle back in the 1960’s for a year while in college. I loved its cute design and that it was ‘different’ with great gas mileage. It was totally counter-culture though especially in... 
Ford Motor Company Reveals it is Under Criminal Investigation Over Potential Emissions Testing Issues

Ford Motor Company Reveals it is Under Criminal Investigation Over Potential Emissions Testing Issues

The troubled Ford Motor Company has admitted—through a financial filing, on Friday—that it is currently under investigation by the United States Department of Justice. The case is looking into the American carmaker’s internal...