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Longshore union accuses terminal operator of disrupting West Coast contract talks

The ILWU said a stevedoring company is trying to get the National Labor Relations Board involved in awarding jobs that by contract should go to its members.

Women now outnumber men in college-educated US workforce

The shift in representation in the U.S. workforce comes four decades after the number of U.S. women earning bachelor's degrees surpassed their male counterparts.

Federal Reserve freaks out markets as Wall Street tests new lows

It shouldn’t have been a surprise, given the central bank’s plans have been written large on the proverbial wall, but investors still fled equities after this latest rate hike as worries about the Fed’s approach are increasing.

Tolling trouble

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge in Rhode Island found in favor of a trucking association in it’s claim that the “Rhodeworks” program, which charges tolls only against commercial truckers, violates the Constitution’s commerce clause.

With no deal in sight, Oakland takes heat on A’s ballpark proposal

No deal, no go — unless the A’s can agree to terms with Oakland on a billion dollar stadium at the third largest port in California within one week.

Bread prices hit all-time high in EU as war disrupts food supply  

While energy prices are mostly to blame for Europe’s 10% inflation rate, citizens of some countries are paying 100% more for sugar and nearly 50% more for milk, cheese and eggs compared to a year ago.

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