Monthly Archives: February 2017

Business, unions ramp up campaign for U.S. infrastructure spending

(Reuters) - Business groups and unions are bulking up lobbying budgets and coordinating efforts to put pressure on Congress not to let President Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending plans fall through the cracks on Capitol Hill.

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Business Watch: Starbucks’ Italian job

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants to conquer Italy, the home of espresso, to fulfill a long-time dream of his. The world's biggest coffee seller plans to debut in Milan late next year with a sprawling, super-premium Reserve Roastery.

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5 Easy Ways to Get a New Employee up to Speed

Thirty-three percent of employees in one survey said they knew their first week whether they would stay with the company. That hardly indicates a positive onboarding experience.

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Buffett’s Berkshire rejects fossil fuel proposal, shareholder says

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will urge shareholders to reject a proposal by a Nebraska nonprofit that it sell its investments in oil refiner Phillips 66 and other companies involved in fossil fuels over 12 years, the nonprofit ...

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