Labour / Personnel

U.S. Steel wins tax breaks from one of America’s poorest cities

U.S. Steel wins tax breaks from one of America’s poorest cities

Published 08/02/2019

GARY, Indiana (Reuters) - United States Steel Corporation founded Gary, Indiana in 1906 - naming it after co-founder Elbert Henry Gary - and the city’s [more…]

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Thursday laid out a “Green New Deal” that would eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade, an effort to [more…]

$1.5 trillion U.S. tax cut has no major impact on business capex…

$1.5 trillion U.S. tax cut has no major impact on business capex…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion cut tax package appeared to have no major impact on businesses’ capital investment or hiring plans, according [more…]

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ebbing global growth and shaky financial markets threw the U.S. Federal Reserve off course in early 2016, and it took nearly a [more…]

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed skepticism on Sunday that U.S. lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border [more…]

India’s Modi seen appeasing voters, putting reforms aside in…

India’s Modi seen appeasing voters, putting reforms aside in…

Published 28/01/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Desperate for five more years in power, India’s Hindu nationalist government will woo rural and urban middle-class voters with farm relief [more…]

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

You’re hired! Thai startup fills gap in tech talent recruiting

Published 28/01/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - When app developer Sattha Puangput was looking to move from a startup to a new role, he updated his profile on GetLinks, [more…]

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Worries remain for U.S. government contractors as shutdown ends

Published 27/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Minutes after President Donald Trump announced an end to the longest U.S. government shutdown in history on Friday, Yvette Hicks’ phone started [more…]

Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

Published 26/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure on Friday to end a 35-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion [more…]

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Published 23/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barclays economists said on Wednesday they reduced their outlook on U.S. economic growth in the first quarter to an annualized rate [more…]