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Former Toys R Us Workers to Get $20M in Hardship Fund

Former Toys R Us Workers to Get $20M in Hardship Fund

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 20
Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain liquidated in June.

A Stitch in Time: Cyprus' Lefkaritiko Lace Faces Grim Future

A Stitch in Time: Cyprus' Lefkaritiko Lace Faces Grim Future

By Petros Karadjias and Menelaos Hadjicostas | Nov 20
This centuries-old tradition is under threat now, falling prey to more modern trends — tourists with an eye for a bargain souvenir and local workers looking for ways to make a better living.

Transgender Americans Still Face Workplace Discrimination

Transgender Americans Still Face Workplace Discrimination

By George B. Cunningham | Nov 20
The good news is that transgender individuals have made significant strides in the workplace. The bad news is that many hurdles remain to equal opportunity and an end to discrimination.

What to Expect as 1st Pot Shops in East Finally Open

What to Expect as 1st Pot Shops in East Finally Open

By Bob Salsberg | Nov 20
The first two commercial pot shops in the state — and anywhere in the eastern United States — are set to open in Northampton and Leicester (LEH'-stur) at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

Amazon HQ Expansion Means Tough Fight for Talent

Amazon HQ Expansion Means Tough Fight for Talent

By Alexandra Olson | Nov 20
When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don't just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees.

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

By David Bauder and Catherine Lucey | Nov 20
The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.

Holiday Wish for UPS: A Better Shipping Season

Holiday Wish for UPS: A Better Shipping Season

By David Koenig | Nov 19
UPS is adding automation, airplanes and package-handling capacity to handle an expected record volume of business during the key holiday shipping season.

Rhodes Scholar Class Features Plenty of Women, Immigrants

Rhodes Scholar Class Features Plenty of Women, Immigrants

By Philip Marcelo and Deepti Hajela | Nov 19
The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans.

Why A Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Why A Salmonella Outbreak Shouldn't Ruin Your Thanksgiving

By Candice Choi | Nov 18
There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey, according to health officials who've been monitoring the year-old outbreak.

Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback

Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback

Nov 18
A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central Park.

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