January 31, 2013 The union also recommended that its members reject the company's latest contract offer. Members have until 5 p.m. on Feb. 19 to cast their vote.
January 31, 2013 Apple has trademarked its minimalist store design. Though it seems over the top, the company has good reason to protect its look: Fake Apple stores cropped up in China last year.
January 31, 2013 WNYCOne in five Americans has a criminal record, according to some estimates. And while punishment is usually temporary, those records can last forever. With an already stiff job climate, finding employment can be even tougher for those millions with unlawful pasts.
January 31, 2013 A $20.1 billion merger of beer conglomerates is now delayed, after the U.S. Justice Department filed suit Thursday. The deal would put Corona, Bud Light, Stella Artois, and other popular beers under one corporate umbrella, which Justice officials say will mean higher prices.
January 31, 2013 Some Republicans have already seized the moment, saying this decision was part of the "failed Obama record." The Obama administration said it was already moving forward with some of the council's recommendations.
January 31, 2013 The year ended on a strong note, with personal incomes up 2.6 percent in December alone. But over all of 2012, growth in both incomes and spending was less than the increases in 2011. The week's big economic news comes Friday when we'll hear how many jobs were created in January.
January 31, 2013 Family farms often rely on the next generation to carry on the family business. However, some agricultural economists say family farmers should work to modernize their hiring practices and consider that the most qualified workers might come from outside the family.