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Automakers could be required to install technology to detect drunk drivers

Automakers could be required to install technology to detect drunk drivers

Automotive industry Automakers could be required to install technology to detect drunk drivers Cars would be prevented from starting if the operator is impaired – but some critics worry about who could access the data Edward Helmore in New York Fri 17 Sep 2021 06.00 EDT Last modified on Fri 17 Sep 2021 06.02 EDT […]

Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover

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Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover

Philip Morris International Inhaler firm Vectura removed from conference over Philip Morris takeover Academics object to UK company’s sponsorship of pharmaceutical event after tobacco giant seals £1.1bn deal Julia Kollewe and Rob Davies Thu 16 Sep 2021 14.00 EDT First published on Thu 16 Sep 2021 02.32 EDT Asthma inhaler maker Vectura has been excluded […]

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‘I worry what’s going to happen’: how Covid has made airline work risky and exhausting in the US

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‘I worry what’s going to happen’: how Covid has made airline work risky and exhausting in the US

Airline industry ‘I worry what’s going to happen’: how Covid has made airline work risky and exhausting in the US As flight attendants are forced to manage disruptive passengers, other workers in the industry get by with no health insurance or sick leave Michael Sainato Thu 16 Sep 2021 05.00 EDT Last modified on Thu […]

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Poorest countries will be $12tn worse off by 2025 due to Covid – UN

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Poorest countries will be $12tn worse off by 2025 due to Covid – UN

Global economy Poorest countries will be $12tn worse off by 2025 due to Covid – UN Pandemic has added to their debts while wealthy nations limit access to vaccines, says annual report Richard Partington Economics correspondent @RJPartington Wed 15 Sep 2021 10.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 15 Sep 2021 10.52 EDT The world’s poorest […]

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Anti-masker abuse, subpar healthcare, and a 5 cent raise: CVS workers say enough is enough

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US unions Anti-masker abuse, subpar healthcare, and a 5 cent raise: CVS workers say enough is enough California employees looking for a better deal in union negotiations as the company posts record profits Michael Sainato Wed 15 Sep 2021 06.00 EDT Last modified on Wed 15 Sep 2021 07.21 EDT Thousands of workers at CVS […]

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Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers

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Amazon Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers Online retailer will also raise its average starting wage to $18 an hour to help recruit 125,000 people Sarah Butler @whatbutlersaw Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.06 EDT Last modified on Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.45 EDT Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses of up […]

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UK payrolls back to pre-pandemic levels amid record vacancies; global oil demand falls – business live

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Key events Show 7.47am EDT 07:47 BofA: Investors less confident as macro optimism tanks 6.44am EDT 06:44 UK consumer confidence slips back 6.07am EDT 06:07 World’s oil demand falls again..but vaccines could spur recovery 5.57am EDT 05:57 Oil hits six-week high as Hurricane Nicholas looms 5.40am EDT 05:40 U.K. delays Brexit border checks on EU […]

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Apple still reliant on one core product as it nudges $3tn hurdle

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Apple still reliant on one core product as it nudges $3tn hurdle

Observer business agendaApple Apple still reliant on one core product as it nudges $3tn hurdle The iPhone maker may be set to break market records, but it’s starting to look more and more like a one-gadget pony Dan Milmo and Graeme Wearden Sat 11 Sep 2021 19.05 EDT Last modified on Sun 12 Sep 2021 […]

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Revealed: Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers across dozens of countries

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Google Revealed: Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers across dozens of countries Documents show company dragged feet to correct disparity after learning it was failing to comply with laws in UK, Europe and Asia Julia Carrie Wong @juliacarriew Fri 10 Sep 2021 13.13 EDT Last modified on Fri 10 Sep 2021 13.49 EDT Google has […]

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Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers

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Amazon Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers Company is latest big US firm to offer education-focused perks to workers after Walmart, Target and Kroger Mark Sweney @marksweney Fri 10 Sep 2021 04.58 EDT Last modified on Fri 10 Sep 2021 05.35 EDT Amazon has offered to pay the cost of […]

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