Some companies in Florida and Alabama are still struggling to find staff months after the states cut enhanced COVID-19 unemployment benefits

Some companies in Florida and Alabama are still struggling to find staff months after the states cut enhanced COVID-19 unemployment benefits

Business owners have blamed the enhanced COVID-19 jobless benefits for a labor shortage that has forced them to slash opening hours and raise prices.

Drug companies say enough U.S. states join $26 bln opioid settlement to proceed

Drug companies say enough U.S. states join $26 bln opioid settlement to proceed

Three large U.S. drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson will proceed with a proposed $26 billion settlement resolving claims that they fueled the opioid epidemic after “enough” states joined in, the companies said on Saturday. The companies had until Saturday to decide whether enough states back the $21 billion proposed settlement with McKesson Corp,…

Energy companies race to complete Gulf of Mexico evacuations

Energy companies race to complete Gulf of Mexico evacuations

HOUSTON — U.S. oil and gas companies on Friday raced to complete evacuations from offshore Gulf of Mexico platforms as Tropical Storm Ida advanced towards oilfields that provide 17% of the nation’s oil production. The storm early Friday was about 50 miles northwest of Grand Cayman Island moving north at 15 miles (24 km) and…

Some companies pledged to halt donations to lawmakers who objected to certifying Biden’s election win. They have not kept their promise.

Some companies pledged to halt donations to lawmakers who objected to certifying Biden’s election win. They have not kept their promise.

Some companies said they were assured that the money they gave to PACs would not go towards elected officials who objected to certification.