Businesses lure seasonal help with chances for other jobs

Nov 15, 2017

Small businesses that need extra help for holidays sweeten the deal with chances for a permanent job or help finding another

Ex-Danish film company boss embroiled in harassment claims

Nov 15, 2017

The film production company co-founded by Danish director Lars von Trier has launched an internal investigation on the company's culture after its former chief executive was accused of sexual harassment and workplace bullying.

Indian city rounds up beggars ahead of visit by Ivanka Trump

Nov 15, 2017

Authorities in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by U.S. presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump

The Latest: Amtrak says safety improving after fatal crash

Nov 14, 2017

Amtrak says it has taken steps to improve its safety culture since two maintenance workers were killed by a train last year near Philadelphia.

Kobe Steel says focus on profit, targets led to scandal

Nov 10, 2017

Kobe Steel is pointing to a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture as the causes of massive faked inspection data at the Japanese metals maker

Weinstein's ex-company wants sworn testimony from producer

Nov 2, 2017

Attorneys for the company co-founded by film mogul Harvey Weinstein say they want to depose him in a lawsuit he filed seeking his employment file and emails

Tokyo company gives extra holiday for nonsmoking employees

Nov 2, 2017

A marketing company in Tokyo has opted for a novel perk for its employees: an extra week's holiday for those who are nonsmokers

Labor Department: Solar, wind jobs to boom over next decade

Oct 26, 2017

New data from the federal agency that tracks employment growth suggests blue-collar job seekers would do better to look to clean energy than coal

Owners sometimes hate the small businesses they used to love

Oct 25, 2017

Small business owners love their companies _ except when they hate what they're doing and are ready to give up

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Lending to Women story

Oct 19, 2017

Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Lending to Women story

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather

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Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH