Despite historic job losses during the pandemic, the percentage of U.S. workers who are members of a union rose to 10.8% in 2020, the most significant increase in years, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday.
Carnival Corp.'s flagship cruising brand extended its pause on U.S. departures through the end of April and shelved operations in Australia through mid-May amid lingering pandemic concerns.
Amazon wants the upcoming unionization election at its Bessemer, Ala., warehouse to be held in-person, arguing against National Labor Relations Board guidance to hold mail-in balloting in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wall Street was tapping the brakes on its record-setting rally this week, as markets worldwide take a pause on Friday.
Sales of existing homes rose 0.7% in December, pushing the entirety of 2020 to a pace not seen in 14 years and providing one of the few bright spots for a U.S. economy mired in a global pandemic.
Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content.
Denver-based Mercer Global Advisors Inc. has acquired Hart Capital Management Inc., a wealth management firm headquartered in Spokane with an office in Coeur d’Alene.
Jobless claims in the state dropped for the second week in a row as seasonal layoffs in construction resulted in fewer new benefit applications, according to the Washington state Employment Security Department.
USK, Wash. – About 150 Ponderay Newsprint Company employees laid off this summer were determined to be eligible for special federal benefits granted workers who have lost their jobs partially due to foreign competition.
Amazon won't be forced to immediately restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app, which is favored by followers of former President Donald Trump.
Stocks were drifting around their record highs on Wall Street Thursday, as earnings season ramps into higher gear.
Pricey burgers are coming to a store near you.
U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week while remaining at record-low levels.
Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit chugged ahead as shipping volume improved for the first time since before the coronavirus pandemic slowed the economy to a crawl last year.
U.S. home construction jumped 5.8% in December to 1.67 million units, a 14-year high that topped the strongest annual showing from the country's builders in 15 years.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to ongoing job cuts in a raging pandemic.
Amazon is offering its colossal operations network and advanced technologies to assist President Joe Biden in his vow to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office.
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