Governors decry United Auto Workers push to unionize car factories in six southern states

[ad_1] Six Republican governors are condemning efforts by the United Auto Workers to organize car factories in their states, a flash point as the labor group tries to build on its success last year winning concessions from the Big Three automakers by making inroads in the historically union-averse South.  “We have a responsibility to our constituents … Read more

UnitedHealth says Change Healthcare cyberattack cost it $872 million

[ad_1] A cyberattack earlier this year against a UnitedHealth Group subsidiary has proved costly for one of the nation’s largest employers.  The health insurance giant on Tuesday noted $872 million in “unfavorable cyberattack effects” in its report of first quarter operations earnings. Those unfavorable effects refer to the February 21 cyberattack on Change Healthcare, which shut … Read more

FDA announces recall of heart pumps linked to deaths and injuries

[ad_1] A pair of heart devices linked to hundreds of injuries and at least 14 deaths has received the FDA’s most serious recall, the agency announced Monday. The recall comes years after surgeons say they first noticed problems with the HeartMate II and HeartMate 3, manufactured by Thoratec Corp., a subsidiary of Abbott Laboratories. The … Read more

Counterfeit Botox blamed in 9-state outbreak of botulism-like illnesses

[ad_1] Biden administration investigating counterfeit botox injections in Florida, eight other states Biden administration investigating counterfeit botox injections in Florida, eight other states 01:13 Dangerous counterfeit versions of botulinum toxin — better known as Botox — are being linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in nine states, causing nine hospitalizations, federal safety … Read more

Bayer seeks legal shield from suits claiming Roundup causes cancer

[ad_1] Des Moines, Iowa — Stung by paying billions of dollars for settlements and trials, chemical giant Bayer has been lobbying lawmakers in three states to pass bills providing it legal protection from lawsuits claiming its popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. Nearly identical bills introduced in Iowa, Missouri and Idaho this year – with wording supplied … Read more

American Airlines pilots union warns of

[ad_1] American Airlines pilots union warns of safety concerns American Airlines pilots union warns of safety concerns 00:41 In a warning to American Airlines pilots, their union, the Allied Pilots Association (APA), says it’s seen “a significant spike in safety- and maintenance-related problems in our operation.” The union claims that among the “problematic trends” it’s … Read more

Homeowners, this week of April is still the best time to sell your house — just don’t expect too much

[ad_1] Realtor Alonna Davis has Spring homebuying tips Realtor Alonna Davis has Spring homebuying tips 03:35 For homeowners looking to sell their property this year, spring is still the best time to sell — but you may want to lower your expectations. That’s according to a report from Realtor.com which finds that the week of April 14-20 … Read more

Tesla plans to lay off more than 10% of workforce as sales slump

[ad_1] EV sales drop as interest in hybrid vehicles increases EV sales drop as interest in hybrid vehicles increases 01:54 Tesla plans to lay off more than 10% of its employees, multiple news outlets report, as the electric vehicle maker continues to struggle through a sharp sales slump.  Tesla had 140,473 employees as of December … Read more

Nike draws heat over skimpy U.S. women’s track and field uniforms for Paris Olympics

[ad_1] Artistic swimming Olympian heads to Paris after scary pool incident Artistic swimming Olympian heads to Paris after scary pool incident 03:49 Nike is defending its design of uniforms for the women’s track and field team representing the U.S. at the Paris 2024 Olympics, which have spurred criticism from some female athletes and revived debate … Read more