Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

Most employers will require workers to get COVID shots, survey shows

This post was originally published on this siteA survey finds the majority of U.S. employers will require employees to get COVID-19 vaccinations; few workers are quitting over the mandate.     

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America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

This post was originally published on this siteCoal piles at power plants have dwindled to their lowest point since the 1970s, and the race to build up inventories ahead of heating season has sent domestic thermal coal prices to their highest levels in more than a decade.

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Stocks rebound after omicron emergence shook market

Stocks rebound after omicron emergence shook market

This post was originally published on this siteStocks rebounded Monday morning and shook off some of the heavy losses driven by the emergence of the omicron variant of coronavirus.The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened Monday with a gain of 368 points, rising almost 1.1 percent after closing…

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Record number of US firms change tack on political spending after Jan. 6 attack

Record number of US firms change tack on political spending after Jan. 6 attack

This post was originally published on this site By Jessica DiNapoli NEW YORK (Reuters) – The number of S&P 500 companies that have either stopped political giving or plan to disclose it hit a record in 2021 after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and recent social justice...

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No deal in sight as Congress nears debt limit deadline

No deal in sight as Congress nears debt limit deadline

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is only a couple of weeks away from hitting the Dec. 15 deadline to raise the federal debt limit and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) don’t appear to be anywhere close to a deal….

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Amazon Expands Delivery Network to Handle Holiday Crunch

Amazon Expands Delivery Network to Handle Holiday Crunch

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon has blanketed the country with more than 450 new facilities used to store, sort and ship items, doubling down on a logistics empire that aims to deliver items in one day or less, and increasingly without the help of third-party shippers.

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Some Hospitals Prepare to Lose Staff Over Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate

Some Hospitals Prepare to Lose Staff Over Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate

This post was originally published on this siteSome hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers are preparing to operate without up to a third of their staff at the start of next year, if those workers don’t comply with a federal mandate to get vaccinated.

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Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

This post was originally published on this siteTwo financial startups emerged as major players in Payroll Protection Program lending. Now Congress suspects fraud.     

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Biden to announce release of oil reserves as part of effort to lower gas prices

Biden to announce release of oil reserves as part of effort to lower gas prices

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce the Department of Energy will release 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as part of an effort to lower high gas prices and address the lack of oil supply around the world.

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