Economic outlook brightens on jobs, recent trade data
PALO ALTO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday said that it will take a massive charge against its earnings for the latest quarter, leading to a record loss of nearly $9 billion.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Democrats have passed a bill that would provide overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections for domestic workers in California. Lawmakers in the Assembly passed AB241 by Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco on a 41-24 vote Wednesday. Ammiano said the bill - called the Domestic Workers of Bill of Rights - seeks to give housekeepers, nannies and caregivers fair pay and safe working conditions. It now moves to the ...
SEATTLE (AP) - By Michael Hill's estimation, 90 percent of the people pumping gas at his station just south of the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state are Canadians.