Recent Survey Say US Businesses Added Jobs in August at a Steady Pace

Recent Survey Say US Businesses Added Jobs in August at a Steady PaceA survey conducted by a private agency revealed that businesses in the US last month added solid number of jobs. Both manufacturing and construction sectors showed gains.

On Wednesday, ADP, the pay roll processor said that last month, US businesses added 190,000 jobs. In July, the number was 177,000, that's much below a six-month high noted in June at 231,000.

Washington State Attorney General and a Citizens Group Seek Safer Nuclear Cleanup for Workers, Files Lawsuit

Energy DepartmentOn Wednesday, a lawsuit was filed against the Energy Department and one of its contractors by the Washington state Attorney General Robert Ferguson and a citizens group in a federal court. The complaint says that health of the workers is being put to danger due to noxious vapors that are escaping from waste tanks located underground at the giant Hanford nuclear-weapons cleanup project by the Energy Department.

CBRE Becomes One of the Largest Property Managers in the World After Acquiring Global Workplace Solutions

CBRE Becomes One of the Largest Property Managers in the World After Acquiring Global Workplace SolutionsThe completion of acquiring Global Workplace Solutions, in a deal of 1.5 billion, makes CBRE Group Inc. one of the world's largest property managers.

The real estate services company based in Los Angeles will now be less reliant on commissions earned from brokering property sales and leases.

ConocoPhillips to Trim ten Percent of its Workforce in Second Round of Job Cut

Drop in crude oil prices is affecting the crude producers and one live example is ConocoPhillips. The company headquartered in Houston said on Tuesday said that it will reduce ten percent of its workforce. This is the second round of lay off for the company that trimmed five percent of its staff just few months back.

Consumer Protection Panel Recommends Airlines should Disclose Fees, Seat Sizes and Hotels should Mention all Mandatory Fees

Consumer Protection Panel Recommends Airlines should Disclose Fees, Seat Sizes and Hotels should Mention all Mandatory Fees On Tuesday, a federal panel, Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections said that all airlines should disclose the overall costs without hiding them in fine prints from the customers. They must also mention any change or cancellation fees along with the size of the aircraft's seats to allow passengers to make informed decisions.

Santa Clara County Blames Turner Construction for Delay in Upgrading Valley Med Hospital

Santa Clara County Blames Turner Construction for Delay in Upgrading Valley Med Hospital The expansion at Valley Medical Center, in Santa Clara County is running two years behind schedule already and there is no hope of it starting in the coming month which is the time for its latest deadline.

Puerto Rico’s Governor Andrew Cuomo Plans to Lead a Team to Help Solve Economic Woes

Puerto Rico’s Governor Andrew Cuomo Plans to Lead a Team to Help Solve Economic WoesPuerto Rico's economic crisis has not lessened as it defaulted on its $73 billion debt in August. Now, Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to visit the city personally to show support along with New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

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