A look at recent settlements in fatal police encounters

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, on Monday announced she has agreed to a nearly $3 million settlement with the Minneapolis suburb that employed the officer. Valerie Castile's settlement with the city of St. Anthony will avert a federal wrongful death lawsuit.

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

June 24
The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground.

Grand jury indicts man in killing of runner in Massachusetts

June 23
A man accused of killing a Google employee who went out for a run near her mother's Massachusetts home last summer has been indicted.
National
June 22

Therapy dog brings stress relief to Appleton officers

The Appleton Police Department's new method of dealing with job stress has four legs and a lot of fur.
Nation
June 22

Are you cut out for a work-from-home job?

Telecommuting has become synonymous with convenience, flexible schedules and, yes, pajamas. You don't have to commute, spend money on transportation or dress up. But despite…
National
June 21

US to issue more temporary worker visas this summer

The Homeland Security Department has decided to offer extra visas for temporary, seasonal workers, a department spokesman said Wednesday.
Variety
June 21

Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?
Variety
June 20
Google offices

Google's search engine aims to become employment engine

Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine.
Home & Garden
June 18

Conservation program hopes to help people of all abilities

An environmental conservation program based in western Wisconsin plans to expand its work opportunities and environmental education program to people of all abilities.
Business
June 14

Chain store closing can be blow, blessing for small business

When big retail chains close stores, it can be a blow or a blessing for small businesses near the shuttered merchants.
National
June 13

San Francisco requires clean space for breastfeeding workers

San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers.
National
June 13

San Francisco requires clean space for breastfeeding workers

San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers.
National
June 7

Small businesses in clean energy sector still hope for best

Small business owners who install solar panels or help customers use clean energy don't seem fazed by President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, saying they expect demand for their services will still keep growing.
Variety
June 6

Uber moves to repair tainted image with 20 firings, 1 hiring

Uber, the world's leading ride-hailing company, has taken two big steps toward repairing its corporate image: It fired 20 employees for a host of harassment problems and hired an Apple marketing executive to rescue its tainted brand.
June 4

Must-do for Congress: Raise debt limit, pass spending bills

Even members of his own party were quick to declare President Donald Trump's budget plan dead on arrival in Congress last month. And in fact, lawmakers are facing a burst of overdue budget-related work this summer.
June 2

Markets Right Now: Slowing hiring sends yields, dollar lower

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4:05 p.m.Stocks are closing at record highs, but a slowdown in hiring last month pushed the…
June 2

Jobs data could signal shortage of qualified workers to hire

Are employers starting to run out of workers to hire?
June 1

State Democrats push for protections for transgender people

Democratic lawmakers want to protect transgender people in Wisconsin from being discriminated against when they look for housing or apply for a job.
June 1

Trump's remarks on pulling out of climate accord

President Donald Trump's remarks Thursday in the Rose Garden in which he announced the U.S. was pulling out of the Paris accord, as provided by…
June 1

Cuban entrepreneurs start first private business group

A handful of entrepreneurs have quietly formed communist Cuba's first private small business association, testing the government's willingness to allow Cubans to organize outside the strict bounds of state control.
May 31

Business therapy: Co-owners seek help when they can't agree

Partners can rub each other the wrong way, or argue over their plans for the future. If they can't resolve their differences on their own, some go to a psychotherapist or coach — including some company owners who need the business equivalent of marital counseling.
May 30

Amtrak releases service changes for Penn Station repairs

The Latest on rail delays at New York's Penn Station (all times local):
May 30

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