China already has free-trade agreements with five of the 12 TPP member nations, and is pursuing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a rival vision for trade that could include 16 countries....More
The U.S. Department of Labor found that the Minnesota-based manufacturer and distributor, a federal government contractor, discriminated against job applicants for warehouse positions in Indianapolis and Atlanta....More
The plan by global finance leaders aims to tackle low tax bills for the likes of Google and McDonald's, which have managed to sharply reduce their taxes while remaining within the law, provoking public outrage in recent years....More
A total of 73.7 million personal computers were shipped during the third quarter of the year, a number that includes desktop, laptop and notebook computers, and is down 7.7% from the same time last year....More
Private apartments were also raided in Volkswagen's hometown of Wolfsburg and other cities, as police seek to secure documents and digital data that could point to those responsible for the deception of global proportions....More
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