Illinois Unemployment Rate Hit Lowest Monthly Level In August, State SaysThe unemployment rate in Illinois dropped to its lowest monthly level on record in August, the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced Thursday.
Electric Vehicle Sales On The Rise, But More Charging Stations Needed To Keep The Trend GoingCBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole hit the road with Adam Fendelman, a kind of gadget head addicted to his electric vehicle, a Tesla Model 3.
Amazon To Hire 30,000 New Employees Through Six-City Job FairThe job fair will include hiring events in Chicago, Boston, Dallas, Nashville, Seattle, and Arlington (Virginia) on Tuesday.
Chicago-Area Contractor Cited For Fall, Scaffolding HazardsThe Labor Department says OSHA has cited Polo Masonry Builders for fall protection violations 13 times since 2010.
Auto Workers Go On Strike At GM Factories Amid Contract ImpasseTens of thousands of United Auto Workers were on strike across the country on Monday, after they couldn’t reach an agreement on a new four-year contract with General Motors.
UAW Says Its 49K Members At GM Plants Will Go On StrikeThe United Auto Workers union announced that its roughly 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the U.S. will go on strike Sunday night because contract negotiations with the automaker had broken down.
Billionaire Joe Mansueto Buys Full Ownership Of Chicago FireMansueto, founder and chairman of Morningstar, originally bought a 49% stake in the Chicago Fire in July 2018.
Walmart Rolls Out Grocery Delivery SubscriptionThe move allows the nation's largest grocer to further tap into time-starved shoppers looking for convenience at a time when Walmart is locked in an arms race with Amazon and others to expand fresh-food delivery — one of the fastest growing e-commerce sectors.
Boeing CEO: 737 Max Could Face Phased In Approvals To Fly AgainAviation authorities from around the world may not immediately follow the FAA's lead whenever the US agency decides to allow the Boeing 737 Max to fly again, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Wednesday.
Yet Another Boeing Plane Has A Problem; 777X Fails Safety Test During DevelopmentThe plane is not yet in service, and its debut had already been pushed back because of problems with a new General Electric engine, the GE9X, the world's largest commercial jet engine.
Small Business Owners, Employees Left In Lurch When MyPayrollHR Payroll Company Abruptly Shuts DownSmall business owners and some employees were left high and dry after a payroll company closed without warning recently.
Joan Johnson, Co-Founder Of Johnson Products, Maker Of Afro Sheen Has DiedThe company also helped the growth of another American icon which got its start in Chicago: "Soul Train." In the early 1970s Johnson Products became a sponsor of the groundbreaking TV dance and musical variety program, which went on to run in national syndication for almost four decades.
Mississippi: Veggie Burgers Must Be Clearly Labeled, Chicago Company Claims WinThe regulations were published weeks after a lawsuit was filed by Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states.
UPS Plans To Hold Holiday Hiring Steady At About 100,000Delivery rival FedEx and major retailers are expected to lay out their plans in the next few weeks.
Juul Warned Over Claims E-Cigarette Safer Than SmokingThe FDA has been investigating Juul for months but had not previously warned the company.