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April 17, 2021


Lawsuit alleges Olive Garden parent’s tipping policy causes racial discrimination, sexual harassment in latest push against tipped minimum wage

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signage outside an Olive Garden restaurant in Thornton, Colorado, on Friday, March 19, 2021. Chet Strange | Bloomberg | Getty Images Advocacy group One Fair Wage is suing Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants, alleging the company’s tipping policy encourages sexual......

Breakingviews – China’s antitrust push forces digital reinvention

FILE PHOTO: Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of China’s Alibaba Group, speaks in front of a picture of SoftBank’s human-like robot named ‘pepper’ during a news conference in Chiba, Japan, June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/File Photo HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) – What’s left for Chinese internet companies deprived of......

Maldives to offer holidaymakers vaccines on arrival in a push to revive tourism

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations on arrival as part of its three-pronged initiative aimed at reviving the country’s hard hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate, and vacation,” will......

Senators push for reopening of international travel, lift of CDC’s sailing ban for cruise lines

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wait for their baggage in the terminal at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston. Erin Clark | Boston Globe | Getty Images A new Senate subcomittee on travel and tourism held its first hearing on Tuesday, and called for......

Biden administration outlines Colorado’s infrastructure needs to push proposed American Jobs Plan

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday released details of Colorado’s infrastructure needs as part of its pitch for the proposed American Jobs Plan. Biden unveiled the $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan in recent weeks that would be funded by a......

Palantir could be gearing up for a big push higher. Here’s how options traders are playing it

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Palantir is currently about 38% off of its highest levels of the year after a rough Monday that saw the stock fall by about 3%, but options traders are betting that the company may finally be gearing up for a......

Cliff erosion threatens to push California homes into sea

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Cliff erosion threatens to push California homes into sea – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Several apartment buildings in Pacifica, California, are in danger of falling into the ocean. The cliffs they sit on are being eaten away by......

Biden starts infrastructure push by meeting bipartisan group of lawmakers who could help shape $2 trillion proposal

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The lawmakers in Monday’s meeting were not the names usually associated with Oval Office meetings on major legislative initiatives — no members of congressional leadership or high-profile moderates were on the invite list. Instead the guest list was made......

Republican state lawmakers push new criminal penalties for election activities

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Some of these people were homebound, and voting was probably the last thing they were thinking about, unless someone encouraged them to vote,” Henry said. In all, he estimates that he helped return about 50 completed absentee ballots to......

Biden’s Infrastructure Push Spurs a Flurry of Lobbying in Congress

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Representative Mikie Sherrill, Democrat of New Jersey, wants to tackle the Gateway rail tunnel under the Hudson River. Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the minority leader, has suggested that surely the “functionally obsolete” Brent Spence Bridge in his state should receive funding. And progressive lawmakers have a five-part......

UK investors expand anti-slavery push to construction, materials sectors

LONDON (Reuters) – A UK investor coalition that presses companies to unearth modern-day slavery in their supply chains said on Monday it was going to expand its campaign into the construction and materials sectors. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers are seen working at a site in London, following the outbreak of......

Sunday shows preview: Democrats eye two-part infrastructure push; Michigan coronavirus cases surge

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod President BidenJoe BidenBiden taps California workplace safety leader to head up OSHA Romney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS US mulling cash payments to help curb migration MORE’s infrastructure plan and a surge in coronavirus cases......

Why Prince Philip’s death won’t push Queen Elizabeth to step down

Sarah Ivens When Prince Philip died peacefully in bed at Windsor Castle, at 99 years old on Friday, he was the longest-serving consort in history — Queen Elizabeth II’s husband and her “strength and stay.” As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reminded the world in a press conference outside 10......

An Amber Alert for adults: Mother’s loss drives push for change to missing person probes

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Belinda Pierce says the pain of her daughter’s death has been exacerbated by the way authorities handled the missing person investigation        Source link – Click for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Lawmakers, whistleblower advocates push Biden to fill federal employment board

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Rebecca Beitsch Lawmakers are urging President BidenJoe BidenJoe Biden’s surprising presidency The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden, McConnell agree on vaccines, clash over infrastructure Republican battle with MLB intensifies MORE to fill an obscure employment board responsible for determining......

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