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From boba pearl shortages to skyrocketing shipping costs, US small businesses are still grappling with supply chain disruptions

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Container ships and gantry cranes in Felixstowe, Suffolk, United Kingdom. John Lamb/Getty Images US small businesses continue to face shortages of key resources from a year of...
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US stocks mixed as investors weigh strong jobless-claims data against rising global virus cases

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Reuters US stocks were mixed Thursday as investors weighed strong jobless claims data with rising global COVID-19 cases. Initial jobless claims data showed the number of...
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US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly drop to new pandemic-era low of 547,000

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Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images US jobless claims unexpectedly fell to 547,000 last week, hitting a new pandemic-era low. Economists anticipated a reading of 610,000 claims...
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Victorian tourism maps tourism revival plan

Victorian tourism maps tourism revival plan

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The Andrews Labor Government has released a roadmap that will help revitalise and grow Victorian tourism after the impacts of bushfires and the global pandemic. Minister for...
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Everything you need to get started gardening in 2021, from beginner plants to sunscreen

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If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Shutterstock With a few basic tools and supplies, it's easy to start your own garden. If...
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Uber and Lyft are desperate for drivers. Here's what drivers say is keeping them off the road

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AP Photo/Matt Rourke Uber and Lyft riders are starting to return to the apps, but drivers have been more reluctant. The shortage is forcing the companies to charge riders more...
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Amazon faces a union fight in Staten Island, where warehouse workers are energized by the failed drive in Alabama

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Former Amazon employee, Christian Smalls, stands with fellow demonstrators during a protest outside of an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island on May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas...
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Drivers for grocery startup Imperfect Foods have voted to unionize, taking organized labor further into on-demand delivery

3 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Imperfect Foods Northern California drivers at Imperfect Foods have voted to unionize. The grocery startup said it would challenge the results. The election represents a win...
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Union objects to Amazon election and accuses the company of threatening layoffs ahead of the vote. Amazon says it followed all laws

3 days ago   |     |   2 articles

Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer. REUTERS/Dustin Chambers The union that Amazon workers voted against joining in Bessemer, AL, filed objections against Amazon. The union vote in...
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Spain is among the EU countries where it is cheaper to hire a worker, even though the hourly labor cost has increased by 1 euro during 2020

3 days ago   |     |   2 articles

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will...
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A Pentagon panel recommended that commanders shouldn't get a say in whether...

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