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Amazon and Union at Odds Over Firing of Staten Island Warehouse Worker

Amazon’s plan for a major corporate presence in New York ran headlong into concerns about the company’s labor practices in the city. The giant project fell apart, but the labor friction lives on.A former employee at an Amazon...

Trump Rebukes General Motors and Union Over Idling of Lordstown Plant

President Trump entered office berating Detroit automakers for closing plants and sending jobs abroad. With another election on the horizon, he has renewed the attack.Mr. Trump took to Twitter on Monday to demand that General Motors reopen a...

Racing Against China, U.S. Reveals Details of $500 Million Supercomputer

SAN FRANCISCO — The Department of Energy disclosed details on Monday of one of the most expensive computers being built: a $500 million machine based on Intel and Cray technology that may become crucial in a high-stakes technology...

Women in Economics Report Rampant Sexual Assault and Bias

Nearly 100 female economists say a peer or colleague has sexually assaulted them. Nearly 200 say they were the victim of an attempted assault. And hundreds say they were stalked or touched inappropriately, according to a far-reaching survey...

The Week in Business: Boeing’s Big Mess and Brexit’s Next Steps

Want this column in your inbox? Sign up here.You're a busy person, so here's your quick and breezy catch-up on the latest in tech and business news, plus what to know for the week ahead. Your Monday self...

Milton Moskowitz, ‘Best Companies’ List Maker, Is Dead at 91

When Milton Moskowitz set out to evaluate America’s best companies to work for, he took a novel approach: He talked to their employees.He and a colleague, Robert Levering, spent more than a year traveling the country, interviewing hundreds...

You Never Know When a Recession Will Sneak Up on You

President Trump’s new budget calls for less spending on Medicare and food stamps and more on defense and on a wall on the southern border.Democrats condemned the proposal, and the dispute raises the prospect of another government shutdown...

The Rise of Silicon Valley’s New Mafias

SAN FRANCISCO — Riley Newman, a former head of data science at Airbnb, set out in mid-2017 to raise a venture capital fund that would invest in a multitude of tech trends.But he quickly realized that potential investors...

Uber Settles Drivers’ Lawsuit for $20 Million

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Monday settled a long-running legal battle with drivers in California and Massachusetts who wanted the ride-hailing company to recognize them as employees, agreeing to pay the drivers $20 million but not changing their...

Turkey Enters Recession, a Blow for Erdogan as Elections Near

Turkey has entered a recession, recording two consecutive quarters of falling economic growth, according to government figures released Monday, casting a blow for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of critical local elections at the end of the month.Mr....

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Brazil’s Culture Wars Make a Graphic Appearance in Bolsonaro’s Twitter Feed

RIO DE JANEIRO — As millions of Brazilians enjoyed the last few hours of Carnival, Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right president, denounced what he...

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