30 C
Florida
Friday, February 22, 2019
Home Business

Business

Income inequality is rising so fast that economic data can't keep up

Wages at the top of the income distribution continue to rise much more rapidly than wages for everyone else, according to an analysis of the latest federal data by the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think tank. But...

Apple set to offer its own Mastercard; analyst says credit card will be for...

Talk of a new Apple credit card is inspiring doubts from one analyst, who sees a co-branded card as appealing mainly to heavy fans of the cellphone and computer company. Apple and Goldman Sachs Group will begin testing...

Christini's restaurant settles lawsuit after bartender claims she was told to dress 'sexy'

Famed Restaurant Row Italian eatery Christini’s Ristorante Italiano has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after a former employee claimed she was told to dress “sexy” and be “date-ready” at work. The $80,000...

People on the move 02/22

J. Scott George was appointed as vice president of development at Feeding Children Everywhere, Longwood. Nikki Patrick has joined ERA Grizzard Real Estate as a real estate agent in Lake Mary. Jessica M. Kennedy was promoted to partner...

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to 216,000, a very low mark

Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign that layoffs declined and hiring is likely strong. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment benefits fell 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 216,000, a very low...

Disney, Nestle and other brands pull ads from YouTube after furor over child videos

Disney is said to have pulled its advertising spending from YouTube, joining other companies including Nestle, after a blogger detailed how comments on Google's video site were being used to facilitate a "soft-core pedophilia ring." Some of the...

Orlando Sentinel still looking for Top Workplaces

The Orlando Sentinel still is accepting nominations for its Top Workplaces in Central Florida program. Public and private companies, nonprofits and government agencies may submit nominations for the annual awards at orlandosentinel.com/nominate or by calling (407) 428-2696. The...

Samsung's new folding phone is different — and almost $2,000

Samsung unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldable screen in an attempt to break the innovative funk that has beset the smartphones market. But it's far from clear that consumers will embrace a device that retails for...

Florida hotels may have to train workers to spot human trafficking

TALLAHASSEE — A year ago, state Sen. Lauren Book wanted to allow human-trafficking survivors to sue hotels that turned a blind eye to abuse. But after that idea did not pass, the Plantation Democrat is back with a...

Visit Florida reports record 126.1 million visitors to state in 2018

Florida drew 126.1 million out-of-state visitors in 2018, setting a tourism record for the eighth consecutive year, Visit Florida said Wednesday. Overall, the total was a 6.2 percent jump over the previous record set in 2017, the state...

MOST COMMENTED

Valverde agrees to coach Barcelona for another season

Barcelona says Ernesto Valverde has agreed to stay on as coach for at least one more season         Source link

HOT NEWS

Free WordPress Themes, Free Android Games