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    Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB ruling

    Reuters – 5:24 PM ET 08/28/2015

    - U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize manufacturers and e-commerce companies as well as fast food chains.

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    Big labor sees organizing boon for autos, warehouses, more from U.S. ruling

    Reuters – 5:10 PM ET 08/28/2015

    U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize manufacturers and e-commerce companies as well as fast food chains.

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    McDonald's, Tyson sever ties to poultry farm over alleged animal abuse

    MarketWatch – 7:10 AM ET 08/28/2015

    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) and Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) severed ties with a Tennessee poultry farm after an animal-rights group on Thursday released video footage from the facility that showed chickens being stabbed, clubbed and crushed to death. Mercy For Animals said it documented animal abuse and inhumane conditions at T&S Farms, which the group said supplied chickens to a nearby Tyson processing plant that produced chicken McNuggets and other chicken products for McDonald's.

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    McDonald's, Tyson Foods drop farm after videotape shows animal cruelty

    Reuters – 8:03 PM ET 08/27/2015

    McDonald's Corp (MCD) and Tyson Foods (TSN) both severed ties on Thursday with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, clubbing and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists.

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    U.S. labor board ruling may boost union bargaining power

    Reuters – 6:52 PM ET 08/27/2015

    A major ruling handed down on Thursday by the U.S. National Labor Relations Board could give unions greater bargaining power by enabling them to negotiate directly with large parent companies like McDonald's (MCD) that rely heavily on franchisees and contractors.

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    McDonald's, Tyson Foods drop farm after videotape shows animal cruelty

    Reuters – 4:44 PM ET 08/27/2015

    McDonald's Corp (MCD) and Tyson Foods (TSN) both severed ties on Thursday with a Tennessee farm where workers were seen stabbing, beating and stomping on chickens in an undercover video shot by animal rights activists.

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    Ruling Clears Way for Unions

    DJ Business News – 4:05 PM ET 08/27/2015

    WASHINGTON-Contract workers and other temporary employees will be able to more easily unionize following a landmark ruling Thursday by a U.S. federal labor regulator. The ruling from the National Labor Relations Board will ripple through the fast-food, construction and other industries that rely heavily on contract workers and employees of franchisees. Previously, such companies were considered by law to be a step removed from many of their workers when certain labor...

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    Labor Board Ruling Puts More Companies on the Hook for Temporary Workers

    DJ Business News – 3:48 PM ET 08/27/2015

    WASHINGTON--A federal labor ruling released Thursday could put thousands of companies on the hook for workplace disputes and union-organizing matters involving temporary and franchise workers. The National Labor Relations Board, in a 3-2 ruling splitting the board on party lines, revised its "joint employer" standard for determining when one company shares responsibility for employees hired by another. The change will make it easier for unions to negotiate over wages and...

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    McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties to Farm Over Alleged Animal Abuse

    DJ Business News – 2:15 PM ET 08/27/2015

    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) and Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) severed ties with a Tennessee poultry farm after an animal- rights group on Thursday released video footage from the facility that showed chickens being stabbed, clubbed and crushed to death. Mercy For Animals said it documented animal abuse and inhumane conditions at T&S Farms, which the group said supplied chickens to a nearby Tyson processing plant that produced chicken McNuggets and other chicken products for McDonald's.

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    McDonald's, Tyson Sever Ties to Poultry Farm Over Alleged Animal Abuse

    DJ Business News – 1:48 PM ET 08/27/2015

    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) and Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) severed ties with a Tennessee poultry farm after an animal-rights group on Thursday released video footage from the facility that showed chickens being stabbed, clubbed and crushed to death. Mercy For Animals said it documented animal abuse and inhumane conditions at T&S Farms, which the group said supplied chickens to a nearby Tyson processing plant that produced chicken McNuggets and other chicken products for McDonald's.

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    PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 27

    Reuters – 7:42 PM ET 08/26/2015

    The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. The Times. * Paddy Power Plc and rival Betfair Group Plc have announced a potential merger that would create one of the largest public online betting and gambling companies in the world. * Banks and building societies handed out mortgages in July at the fastest pace in almost 18 months. The Guardian.

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    Restaurants face hiring challenges as wages rise

    MarketWatch – 9:20 AM ET 08/26/2015

    Chipotle is planning a big hiring drive in September. The restaurant industry, under pressure to retain talent in a competitive market for skilled labor, is turning to higher wages and better perks to draw and keep valuable employees. That is making food service increasingly attractive for older, career-minded individuals in search of professional advancement and better pay, industry experts say.

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    Moscow Restricts Sale of Some Western Cleaning Products

    DJ Business News – 1:45 PM ET 08/25/2015

    MOSCOW-Russia has restricted the sale of some U.S. and European-brand laundry detergents, soaps and cleaning products, citing safety concerns, opening what may be the newest front in Moscow's response to Western sanctions. State regulator Rospotrebnadzor said its tests had found violations in an array of home-care products manufactured by U.S., European and Ukrainian-owned companies, including Procter& Gamble Co., Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL), Clorox Co. (CLX), Henkel AG and Werner&...

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    All 30 Dow stocks rally in premarket, following 3 straight sessions in which all fell

    MarketWatch – 8:22 AM ET 08/25/2015

    Shares of all 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average are surging in premarket trade Tuesday, which points toward a snapping of the three-session streak in which all 30 components closed lower. Among the best early performers, shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) climbed 5.8%, J.P. Morgan Chase& Co. rose 4.1%, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) rallied 3.6% and Merck& Co. jumped 3.6%.

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    McDonald's Lands in a Real-Estate Dilemma

    DJ Business News – 5:44 AM ET 08/25/2015

    For McDonald's Corp. (MCD), the suggestion that it should spin off its vast property holdings poses an existential question: What are the Golden Arches without real estate? As McDonald's (MCD) approaches the third anniversary of declining sales, some analysts have been asking whether shareholders could get better returns if the company placed its U.S. properties in a publicly traded real-estate investment trust. McDonald's (MCD) has always maintained the importance of owning its own...

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    Apple recovers but can't save Dow Jones Industrial Average from big drop

    MarketWatch – 4:40 PM ET 08/24/2015

    The blue-chip index rallied at mid-day but then fell hard late in the afternoon. Following a brutal 5.1% decline for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday and Friday, the setup was dire, and, on a see-saw day for stocks, the blue-chip index opened the new week down 588 points, or 3.6%. Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) had led the 30 Dow components with an early decline of 10.2%, and then the iPhone maker bounced back, rising 1.4% to $107.22 by noon New York time, and leading the brief recovery for...

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    10 'safe' stocks for worried investors

    MarketWatch – 8:02 AM ET 08/24/2015

    Eight of the low-volatility stocks have risen-- up to 12%-- since the end of January. We published a list Jan. 30 of stocks with low long-term volatility, suggesting they might be profitable long-term picks for investors who feared a broad stock market decline. That was based on the results of a study showing that portfolios with lower price volatility tend to outperform those with higher volatility over long periods.

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    Chipotle Plans One-Day, 4,000-Worker Hiring Binge

    DJ Business News – 9:45 PM ET 08/23/2015

    Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG) plans to hire 4,000 employees in a single day next month, seeking to counter a tightening market for restaurant labor by dangling the possibility that high-performing recruits could someday earn six-figure salaries and stock in the burrito chain. The planned Sept. 9 hiring binge-which would expand Chipotle's 59,000- member workforce by nearly 7%- is one of the starkest examples yet of restaurant chains stepping up recruitment efforts as the...

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    Pushback on Buybacks

    MarketWatch – 3:11 AM ET 08/22/2015

    Like the Wizard of Oz, who was revealed as nothing more than a man behind a curtain working some cool special effects, stock buybacks might not be the great and powerful market force they were thought to be. Two weeks ago, the Standard& Poor's 500 began to sell off as concerns about China, commodities, and emerging markets made headlines. But just as the popular benchmark looked like it was entering free fall, it suddenly reversed.

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    McDonald's Extends Reach in Russia

    DJ Business News – 1:15 PM ET 08/21/2015

    MOSCOW-McDonald's Corp. said Friday it had signed a license agreement with a Russian franchisee to open restaurants in remote Siberia, broadening the reach of one of the major symbols of American corporate power even as relations between Russia and the West are strained. Under the franchising deal, Russian company GiD LLC will open up to 20 fast-food restaurants in the Novosibirsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, and Altai regions "in the nearest future," the company said in a statement.

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