Wages and salaries

A picket stops a truck to speak with the driver leaving the main Amazon Logistics Center where goods are stored for distribution, on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Friday Nov. 22, 2018. Amazon workers are staging a 2-day strike coinciding with Black Friday over a labour dispute. (AP Photo/Paul White)
November 23, 2018 - 11:41 am
MADRID (AP) — Some of Amazon's workers in Europe are protesting against what they call unfair work conditions, in a move meant to disrupt operations on Black Friday. Labor groups representing workers at Amazon Spain said that around 90 percent of workers at a logistics depot near Madrid joined a...
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Kinam Kim, President & CEO, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics bows in apology in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Samsung Electronics has apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 22, 2018 - 10:27 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics on Friday apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by the South Korean technology giant came weeks after the company...
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FILE - In this Feb.16, 2018 file photo, French car maker Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, right, and his new deputy Thierry Bollore pose for photographers after the presentation of the company 2017 at the headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris. Renault's board of directors says that Ghosn will remain as chairman and CEO of the carmaker even though he is detained in Japan for alleged misuse of Nissan assets. The board on Tuesday Nov.20, 2018, however, tapped the carmaker's No. 2, Thierry Bollore, to fill in for Ghosn while he's "temporarily incapacitated."(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 20, 2018 - 6:40 pm
PARIS (AP) — Carlos Ghosn will remain chairman and CEO of Renault despite being detained in Japan on allegations he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and under-reported millions of dollars in income. The French carmaker's board of directors announced its decision after an emergency meeting...
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November 19, 2018 - 6:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Union leaders say pilots will push American Airlines for more pay and schedule changes that they believe will reduce chronic flight delays at the world's biggest airline. Daniel Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said Monday that pilots will seek industry-leading wages...
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A masked protester chants while others burn tires and waving their national flags near the fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Gaza City, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Gaza's Hamas rulers said Friday that deadly protests along Gaza-Israel perimeter fence have achieved some goals; $15 million from Qatar to help pay the salaries of civil servants. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
November 09, 2018 - 2:08 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers lauded on Friday what they described as a gain of their weekly protests along Gaza-Israel perimeter fence, which have often turned deadly, after receiving $15 million from Qatar to help pay the salaries of the territory's civil servants. "Today, we...
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FILE- In this Sept, 17, 2018, file photo tomatoes go through a washing process at the Los Gatos Tomato Products plant in Huron, Calif. On Friday, Nov. 9, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation in October. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Led by costlier gas, food, and chemicals, U.S. wholesale prices surged 0.6 percent in October, the biggest month-to-month rise in six years. Yet excluding items that tend to fluctuate sharply from month to month, inflation pressures remain tame. The jump in the producer price...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2016 file photo, an external view of part of BBC Broadcasting House, in London. A group of British lawmakers says the BBC has failed to live up to its duty to pay men and women the same for equal work _ a damning indictment after year of pay scandals. Parliament's media committee said Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 that BBC salaries are set by "an opaque system of discretionary decisions by individual managers.(Anthony Devlin/PA via AP, File)
October 25, 2018 - 6:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The BBC has failed to live up to its duty to pay men and women the same for equal work, a committee of British lawmakers said Thursday, in a damning indictment of the publicly funded broadcaster after years of pay scandals. Parliament's media committee said in a report that BBC...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Chinese media said on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, tax authorities ordered X-Men star Fan to pay taxes and fines worth hundreds of millions of yuan but would spare her from criminal prosecution. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
October 03, 2018 - 8:16 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tax authorities have ordered "X-Men" star Fan Bingbing and companies she represents to pay taxes and penalties totaling $130 million, ending speculation over the fate of one of the country's highest-profile entertainers three months after she disappeared from public view. Of...
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September 26, 2018 - 4:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state Treasurer John Chiang on Wednesday called for an independent investigation amid questions about the educational background of the head of the nation's largest public pension system. California Public Employees' Retirement System CEO Marcie Frost is facing...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017, file photo, Fan Bingbing poses for photographers as she arrives for the screening of the film The Beguiled at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. Chinese media said on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, tax authorities ordered X-Men star Fan to pay taxes and fines worth hundreds of millions of yuan but would spare her from criminal prosecution. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
September 23, 2018 - 9:43 pm
BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment. For one of China's best known stars and a rising Hollywood actress, Fan's vanishing is stunning, coming amid vague...
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