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United Airlines pilots to get raises of more than 14%, 8 weeks of maternity leave in new contract

Boeing 777ER United Airlines. Aircraft to Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport. Massimo Insabato | Mondadori Portfolio | Getty Images The union representing United Airlines pilots has approved a tentative deal that would give the aviators pay raises of more than 14%, making it the first major U.S. carrier to reach a deal since the start […]

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Frontier Airlines sweetens offer for Spirit merger as shareholder vote looms

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Frontier Airlines has sweetened its offer to combine with fellow budget carrier Spirit, less than a week before Spirit shareholders are set to vote on the deal. […]

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Roe v. Wade’s demise forces companies to grapple with health care plans, employee privacy and more

Pro-choice activists are seen outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 15, 2022. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The challenges posed by the end of Roe v. Wade are only just beginning for corporate America. By overturning the abortion precedent Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court set off a series […]

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Airlines, FAA spar over flight delays as crucial Fourth of July weekend approaches

Travelers wait to board a plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on April 22, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration are pointing the finger at each other over a rising rate of flight cancellations and delays, just as millions prepare for a July 4th travel […]

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Several U.S. states immediately institute abortion bans following Roe ruling

Pro-life demonstrators hold signs in front of the U.S. Supreme Court as they await its decision on the legality of a Republican-backed Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors in Washington, U.S., June 22, 2020. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters Several U.S. states immediately banned abortion on Friday in the wake of the Supreme Court’s […]

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Juul asks court for temporary block on FDA’s ban of its e-cigarettes

Juul brand vape cartridges are pictured for sale at a shop in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Juul asked a federal appeals court on Friday for a temporary block on the Food and Drug Administration’s ban of its e-cigarettes. The request came less than a day after the health agency told the company that […]

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Four abortion clinics in Kansas brace for a deluge of patients from states banning the procedure

Trust Women health clinic in Wichita, Kansas was already overwhelmed with the volume of calls from pregnant women in neighboring states seeking abortions. About 60% of the clinic’s patients are out of state, said Zack Gingrich-Gaylord, a spokesperson for Trust Women. They mostly come from Oklahoma, where the governor signed a law in May that […]

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ sets sights on $1 billion global box office haul

Tom Cruise in “Top Gun: Maverick” Source: Paramount “Top Gun: Maverick” continues to break barriers at the box office. The Paramount and Skydance sequel to the 1986 hit “Top Gun” soared past $900 million in ticket sales globally Monday and has set its sights on crossing the coveted $1 billion box office threshold. Without much […]

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Fanatics is in talks to buy sports betting company Tipico, sources say

Michael Rubin arrives at the 2019 Fanatics Super Bowl Party on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Atlanta. Paul R. Giunta | Invision | AP Fanatics, the sports merchandising company, is in talks to acquire sports betting company Tipico, according to two people familiar with the matter. A deal hasn’t yet been reached, and the two […]

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McDonald’s simplifies franchising policies to attract more diverse candidates

The logo for McDonald’s is seen on a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, January 27, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters McDonald’s is making changes to how it awards franchises in the hopes of attracting more diverse candidates, the latest shakeup in how the burger chain’s management oversees its franchisees. Starting in 2023, the fast-food giant will […]