Labour / Personnel

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The location of TikTok owner ByteDance’s headquarters is a commercial decision for the company to make, a spokesman for British Prime Minister [more…]

UK PM Johnson praises Northern Ireland’s Hume as a ‘political giant’

UK PM Johnson praises Northern Ireland’s Hume as a ‘political giant’

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Irish peacemaker John Hume was a “political giant” who did so much to help bring an end to the Troubles in Northern [more…]

Exclusive: Chipotle, fast food brands set for new wave of hiring

Exclusive: Chipotle, fast food brands set for new wave of hiring

Published 03/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc wants to hire another 10,000 employees in coming months as its sales rebound, an official said, one [more…]

Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare

Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare

Published 03/08/2020

FRANKFURT/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - - While millions of U.S. workers thrown into unemployment by the coronavirus pandemic fret about feeding their families, idled German airline [more…]

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Strain on global manufacturing eases as euro zone returns to growth

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Euro zone manufacturing activity expanded modestly last month, its first growth since early 2019, and Asia’s pain eased as the contraction slowed [more…]

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

Arizona congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Arizona congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Published 01/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Raul Grijalva, an Arizona Democrat, has tested positive for coronavirus but feels fine and has gone into isolation, he said in [more…]

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Published 31/07/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Charlie Rich, the late country music singer and songwriter, had it right when he crooned this famous line: “Oh, no one knows [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in the battle over U.S. unemployment benefits in Congress?

Explainer: What’s at stake in the battle over U.S. unemployment benefits in Congress?

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Enhanced unemployment benefits that the U.S. Congress authorized early in the coronavirus pandemic are due to expire at the end of July [more…]