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.
Reynolds American Inc. and Noble Energy Inc. have joined a growing number of companies disclosing their contributions to trade associations and other nonprofit groups that legally can keep their donors from public view.
President Barack Obama asked his nominees for Commerce secretary and trade ambassador to revive U.S. export growth as the administration’s goal of doubling overseas sales by the end of next year slips out of reach.