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Anthony Reynolds works on what he calls "the SWAT team of airplane cleaners," scrubbing the seats, carpets and toilets of planes parked overnight at the Philadelphia airport. About a year ago, he joined a drive to organize a union, and Ebola, he says, may help his cause.
Personal care products maker Kimberly-Clark Corp said it would cut 1,100 to 1,300 jobs as part of a restructuring to contain costs arising from the spinoff of its healthcare business.
The U.S. economy could be fully recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and recession as early as next year, a top Federal Reserve official said, flagging the possibility the U.S. central bank will need to raise interest rates sometime soon.
The new Swedish government's hopes of introducing an employment goal for the central bank are likely to be stillborn as any relevant adjustments would require EU treaty changes, legal experts say.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook.
Countries in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation bloc will implement flexible fiscal policies to support the global economy and job creation, the finance ministers of the member nations said in a joint statement on Wednesday.
U.S. home resales jumped to their highest level in a year in September, the latest indication that the housing market recovery is gradually getting back on track.
German software maker SAP (SAPG.DE) cut its 2014 operating profit forecast on Monday as customers shifted faster than expected to products delivered over the Internet, delaying when those orders can be booked as sales.
When it comes to equality at home and in the political arena, Nordic countries have long outperformed the rest of the world. But a look at their blue-chip companies reveals a gaping hole in the picture.
Struggling French nuclear engineering group Areva (AREVA.PA) said on Monday its Chairman and Chief Executive Luc Oursel had decided to step down for health reasons.
President Barack Obama appointed an Ebola czar for the United States on Friday, and the government said a Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from an Ebola patient was isolated on a cruise ship.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday the growth of economic inequality in the United States "greatly" concerned her.
U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to the highest in more than seven years, boosted by views on personal finances and the national economy, a survey released on Friday showed.
Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade.
Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota said Thursday that the U.S. central bank can do more to help Americans struggling with unemployment or under-employment.