Companies with investments in Russia -- such as General Electric Co. and Boeing Co. -- are growing concerned as the U.S. prepares to impose tougher sanctions over the crisis in Crimea that may spur retribution against corporate interests.
A politically divided U.S. labor board proposed speeding up the process for employees to form a union, reviving a 2011 rule fiercely fought by business groups before it was thrown out by a court on a technicality.
U.S. manufacturers, who could face higher tax bills from a revenue-neutral overhaul of the corporate tax code, are calling for Congress to reject the principle that the business tax burden should remain the same.
Bipartisan resistance in Congress to granting President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate trade agreements won’t jeopardize a Pacific-region trade pact, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said today.
The Republican victories in Congress mean U.S. companies from Goldman Sachs Group Inc . to WellPoint Inc . may be able to weaken or block what they consider President Barack Obama ’s anti-business policies on health care, the environment, taxes and financial reform.
New coal-burning plants will be required to limit the carbon dioxide they release under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first regulations aimed at curbing climate change by power generators.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was “unambiguously correct” in moving to set limits on industrial and automotive emissions of greenhouse gases including carbon dioxide, a federal appeals court said.