Republican Senator Orrin Hatch said he won’t support a bipartisan U.S. immigration bill unless lawmakers agree to his changes on taxes immigrants must pay and social benefits they can receive.
Movement in the House and Senate on revising U.S. immigration law belies a long-running rift between business and labor that could derail the bill.
Incomes in Germany have been more evenly distributed than in other big European Union countries since the start of the financial crisis, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG struck a deal with the Ver.di union on pay and job security that averts further strike action at Europe’s second-biggest airline.
Mike Verdu is joining the growing ranks of Zynga Inc. alumni who are founding startups poised to compete with the social-gaming leader.
United Continental Holdings Inc. won dismissal of a discrimination lawsuit by black pilots who alleged that the airline offers minority employees fewer promotions to upper management than whites.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe’s second-largest airline, faces further disruption to services next week after unions called for a day-long strike to add pressure to demands for more pay.
Aviva Plc, the U.K.’s No. 2 insurer by market value, will eliminate 2,000 jobs as new Chief Executive Officer Mark Wilson ramps up cost reduction efforts.
Copper rose the most in more than two weeks as miners prepared to strike in Chile, the world’s biggest producer.
In the U.S., “middle class” is not just an income category. It’s a cultural norm.