|Goodell says he'll cut his salary to $1
NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has told team owners he'll cut his salary to $1 if there's a work stoppage, the NFL Network reported Wednesday.
U.S. Air Force to quadruple solar use
NEW PALTZ, N.Y., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force, the No. 1 government buyer of renewable energy, plans to quadruple its on-base solar-energy use in four years, an Air Force official said.
Obama challenges Congress to work together
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama called on Republicans and Democrats to unite to revitalize the economy, unleash research and technology and respect education.
Google gears up for 6,000 hires
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Google said Tuesday it will hire more workers in 2011 than it has ever hired in one year.
Researcher: Job growth strategies wrong
EAST LANSING, Mich., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The job-creation mantra in some U.S. cities -- "If you build it, they will come" -- may not work, a researcher says, and may in fact be completely backwards.
China keeps paychecks coming in Michigan
SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Residents of Saginaw, Mich., said a paycheck is a paycheck, even if it originates in Beijing.
U.N. report: Women lag in ag job benefits
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Women still lag behind men in reaping benefits from agriculture employment in rural areas, three U.N. agencies said in a report released in New York.
House GOP seeks healthcare law alternative
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. House resolved 273-175 Thursday that committees should begin work on replacing the healthcare law, with 14 Democrats joining Republicans in support.
Boeing to reduce workforce by 1,100 by '12
CHICAGO, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Boeing, as part of its retrenchment announced in 2009, Thursday confirmed 900 of its 1,100 job cuts will be at its Long Beach, Calif., plant.
Boeing announces layoffs in So. Calif.
LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Almost one-quarter of the workers at a Southern California plant making C-17 cargo planes are being laid off, Boeing Co. announced late Wednesday.
Players warn Congress of NFL lockout
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- NFL playersm fearing a possible lockout next seasonm took their case to U.S. lawmakers in Washington Wednesday and warned of economic consequences.
Healthcare repeal passes House
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday unanimously passed a bill to repeal healthcare reform legislation enacted during the last Congress.
Debate under way on healthcare law repeal
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Republican leaders in the U.S. House opened debate Tuesday on whether to repeal healthcare reform legislation enacted by Democrats in the previous session.
Fiat ready to raise wages, share profits
TURIN, Italy, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Automaker Fiat said it is ready to raise salaries for its Italian workers to German worker levels and share profits if they help lower production costs.
Union threatens to sue Fiat
TURIN, Italy, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The largest union in Italy says it may take automaker Fiat to court over a contested production agreement for its Turin plant that was narrowly approved.
AFTRA, SAG members approve contract
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Members of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Screen Actors Guild voted overwhelmingly to approve a new, three-year contract.
Worker fired in Peterson incident rehired
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A McDonald's employee who was fired for letting Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson use the bathroom has been rehired, the company says.
American dissatisfaction nears 12-month low
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Americans' satisfaction with the way things are going in the country is near a 12-month low, a survey indicated.
GOP lawmaker: Cut 200,000 federal.workers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Congress should cut the U.S. government workforce by 200,000 and freeze civilian federal salaries for three years, a Republican lawmaker proposed.
S.Korea December jobless at 3.5 percent
SEOUL, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- South Korea's December jobless rate stood at 3.5 percent, unchanged year-on-year but up from 3 percent in November, the government said Wednesday.