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A Philadelphia-based farm labor contractor failed to pay minimum wages to 125 temporary nursery workers, according to a lawsuit filed against the contractor by the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Street: A study says 80% of people get "stressed" when decluttering their home, and 20% even say they'd rather be struck in traffic than have to thin out their possessions. Fret not. There are some tried-and-true methods of simplifying your home and your life, some as easy as going online.
The Street: 'We are settling in to a reduced-capacity system that challenges travelers to be more savvy. With strong demand for fewer seats, it also presents an opportunity for the airlines to perform better, but also charge more for a ticket,' travel expert Dean Headley says.
Union nurses, on strike Sunday and Monday at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, plan to continue picketing on Tuesday, even as negotiators from both sides have scheduled a morning bargaining session.
ATLANTIC CITY Standard & Poor's downgraded Atlantic City's credit rating from A-minus to BBB-plus on Monday, citing mainly the closing of four of 12 casinos this year.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Cell phones are everywhere, but not everyone agrees on when it's acceptable to use them. As sales of the new Apple&hellip...
In rejecting an inflammatory ad from an anti-Islamic group, SEPTA is getting into a legal battle it can’t win, one local expert says.
The rules, effective immediately, affect how companies can structure themselves for taxes.
The Street: There’s evidence to suggest that many schools are using Pell Grants to supplant institutional aid they could provide to financially needy students--then shift these funds to help recruit wealthier students.
NEW YORK - Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday.
Nearly half of what Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program pays for prescription drugs goes to physicians who dispense them directly to patients, bypassing pharmacies, a lucrative practice that is limited by many states and not reimbursed at all by private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report.
BERLIN (AP) - German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business, amid speculation that it is planning a stock market flotation.
LONDON (AP) - Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Prosecutors in Germany have brought charges against Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen and two former CEOs in connection with what prosecutors say were false statements in a court case.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's decision to curb the ability of U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies kicked off an immediate election-season debate over when and how to tackle the nation's complex corporate tax code.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) - CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway's Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry.
LONDON (AP) - U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds ($62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.
BERLIN (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing for a solution to the long-running gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine ahead of a meeting of the two countries' energy ministers this week.
The Obama administration has given SEPTA about $87 million to protect transit properties from future storms, officials said Monday. The $86.7 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration's emergency relief program will be used for seven projects:
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