Hundreds of employees of Wayfair, the online furniture retailer, plan to walk out of their offices in Boston on Wednesday because they say the company has refused their demand to cut ties with government contractors operating migrant detention centers. The employees formed a group called Wayfair Walkout on Tuesday, revealing...
Imagine rolling into work on a Monday morning only to find your usual parking spot occupied by a commercial airliner. Such is the life of employees at Boeing manufacturing facilities in the Seattle area, where undelivered 737 Max jets sit awaiting a software fix ― and the Federal Aviation Administration’s...
WASHINGTON ― As the Donald Trump administration prepares more regulations to strip poor people of food benefits, Republicans on Capitol Hill are launching something of a charm offensive. During a hearing Thursday, Republicans pointed to 66-year-old Rob Undersander, a retired Minnesota millionaire who signed up for federal food...
Google announced Tuesday that it’s investing $1 billion in developing more housing across the San Francisco Bay Area, where the rise of wealthy tech companies has helped fuel one of the country’s biggest affordability crises. The tech giant, one of the main companies targeted by Bay Area housing activists,...
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get...
Chaos descended upon checkout lines in Target stores across the country when an alleged technical glitch triggered register outages for hours on Saturday. The widespread register failure broke out in the afternoon, one of the busiest times for weekend shoppers. Target spokeswoman Danielle Schumann said the outage was caused...
The United Auto Workers suffered another painful defeat Friday when production workers at a Tennessee Volkswagen facility narrowly voted against joining the union. The election was the second in five years at the Chattanooga plant, where employees rejected a 2014 bid by the UAW, 712 to 626. This time, the vote was...
Volkswagen employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will decide this week whether to join the United Auto Workers and start bargaining for a contract, in an election that relitigates one of the highest-profile labor fights in years and gives the union a shot at redemption. Production workers will be casting ballots...
Boeing has reported zero new commercial plane orders for May ― the second month in a row that the world’s largest plane-maker has announced such an abysmal order tally.  Boeing’s order and delivery totals have plummeted since its 737 Max jet was involved in the deadly Lion Air and...
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized to the LGBTQ community at a tech conference Monday after the company came under fire for not taking action against homophobic content on its video-sharing platform.  “I know that the decision we made was very hurtful to the LGBTQ community, and that wasn’t our intention...