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by | January 01, 2019 | 08:22

Under federal law and many state laws, these workers can be paid less than the legal minimum wage on the assumption that they receive a substantial part of their income in the form of tips. Advocates credit the trend toward higher minimum wages to the "Fight for $15", a national movement that has used protests and rallies to push for higher wages for workers in fast food, child care, airlines and other sectors.

by | January 01, 2019 | 08:04

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery declined 1.61 USA dollars to settle at 44.61 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for February delivery decreased 2.31 dollars to close at 52.16 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange.

by | January 01, 2019 | 05:48

Read the Woodland Trust's tips for recycling your Christmas tree here . Do you remove all the decorations and send it to the curb or take it to a recycling depot to be ground up into mulch? GFR says that almost fifty percent of Christmas tree-related fires occur in January.

by | December 31, 2018 | 23:23

For Tesla ( TSLA ), the tax credit is winding down at a awful time. Tesla did not respond to a request for comment on the report . Mr Ellison also publicly defended Mr Musk after his tweets about taking Tesla private landed him in hot water with the SEC, a point that raised eyebrows with corporate-governance experts.

by | December 31, 2018 | 19:52

The 80 stores are due to close by March. According to a release by Sears Holdings, the company plans to close 80 Sears and Kmarts around the country in March, in an attempt to "accelerate its strategic transformation and facilitate its financial restructuring".

by | December 31, 2018 | 10:07

The products that fell under the ban are wheat, sunflower oil, sweets, chocolate, bread, bakery, vegetables, fruits, beer, caviar, fish and canned fish, Sanctions also target engines and power generators, tractors, turbines, and some other equipment and goods.

by | December 31, 2018 | 02:45

The board added Mr Ellison, who bought 3 million shares of Tesla stock earlier this year, and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, who is in charge of human resources at Walgreens Boots Alliance, as independent directors Thursday, the company said in a securities filing Friday.

by | December 30, 2018 | 20:33

Scammers have sent spam masquerading as account-verification emails from Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Walmart and Google's Gmail created to steal personal data. The links also could install malware on your computer. Also, change passwords for all other sites you used the same email and password combination because they could also be at risk.

by | December 30, 2018 | 17:20

High business rates, weak consumer confidence and the rise of online streaming services will have taken their toll on HMV . The statement said HMV's 125 stores across the United Kingdom will continue to trade and buyers are also being sought for the business as a going concern.

by | December 30, 2018 | 13:46

CBS Baltimore says the jet bridge had reportedly collapsed. The remaining passengers were able to get off the plane using airstairs. A spokesman for Southwest said the jet bridge is owned by BWI. A jetway is the structure passengers walk through to board the plane. The jet bridge, an extendable hallway stretching from the terminal to the plane, was located at Gate E-10 of the airport.

by | December 30, 2018 | 07:25

Patrick Soon-Shiong in June but haven't yet transitioned from the old systems. A cyclist rides on the sidewalk past the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles. The San Diego Union-Tribune was unable to make Saturday delivery of its print addition, and the Southern California editions of the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times were affected as well.

by | December 29, 2018 | 22:38

The Megaplier is 2X. One ticket purchased in SC, matched the winning numbers. The cash option would be $223 million. Even though no Mega Millions player claimed the entire jackpot, there were more than 1.2 million people who won partial prizes.

by | December 29, 2018 | 22:13

There could be a short term correction from $3,563, but the price is trading well below the 100 hourly simple moving average . Steem (STEEM) traded up 7.9% against the dollar and now trades at $0.27 or 0.00006970 BTC . Kore (KORE ) is a PoW/PoS coin that uses the X13 hashing algorithm. It launched on December 4th, 2017. Kore's total supply is 2,125,257 coins. The Reddit community for Bitcoin Atom is /r/bitcoin and the currency's Github account can be viewed here.

by | December 29, 2018 | 21:08

On Jan. 7, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the Trump administration's team at the talks, which will also include Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass, according to sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

by | December 29, 2018 | 21:02

Almost a week after a powerful windstorm left a trail of destruction on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, about 7000 BC Hydro customers are still without power. Over 30 crews are working on Galiano, Pender, Saltspring and Saturna Islands today (Thurs) and BC Hydro says as the work wraps up on Vancouver Island more crews will head to the Gulf Islands.

by | December 29, 2018 | 18:28

Did you miss it, NY? The Defender has been spotted testing in a variety of conditions, each truck wearing hardly sneaky camouflage touting the SUV as the "Best 4x4xFar". The pursuit by vehicle manufacturers to find even more ways to make life easier for drivers has seen Jaguar Land Rover develop a auto door that opens automatically as the driver approaches, or can be operated by gesture control.

by | December 29, 2018 | 17:39

In a video published in March, the daughter of Dubai's billionaire ruler announced she was fleeing the UAE because of mistreatment and restrictions imposed by her family. "If you are watching this video, it is not such a good thing". Mary Robinson spoke about the meeting for the first time yesterday on BBC radio - and said Latifa was receiving medical care.

by | December 29, 2018 | 15:23

The Sears at the Towne East Mall on East Kellogg is among 80 that will be closing nationwide in March. According to Newsweek, Sears has less than 24 hours for a bidder to save the store from complete liquidation. They argue its the best way to stem losses and return the greatest amount of cash to the people and businesses owed money by Sears. Anyone who wants to buy Sears Holdings out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy has only a few hours left to make a move, but no one has so far.

by | December 29, 2018 | 13:55

There is no immediate safety concern, so those who may have used these batches of condoms should not be anxious, the company said in a press release. The company just announced the nationwide product recall on their website. The latest recall is especially unfortunate given the critical function of the affected product. Review the DUREX website for more information and photos of affected products.

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:42

France's Vinci is paying about 2.9 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) for a majority stake in Gatwick Airport , which made unwelcome headlines last week after drone sightings caused 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100,000 Christmas travellers.