The possibility of a general strike by U.K. workers grew as Unison, representing 1.3 million public- sector employees, said it might support plans by another union to protest Prime Minister David Cameron’s austerity measures.
Zillow Inc., operator of the largest real-estate information website, filed a patent- infringement lawsuit against competitor Trulia Inc. over a software program that helps make home valuations more accurate.
At Pine Garden’s Cake Pte., Wei Chan used to have three drivers delivering chocolate and martini- flavored cakes around Singapore. Now, the head of the company transports the goods himself because he can’t get enough workers.
Ghana will give its public-sector workers a 20 percent pay rise in their base salary, the Daily Graphic reported, citing a statement from the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission and the Trades Union Congress.
Trades Union Congress General Secretary Brendan Barber said Bank of England Governor Mervyn King ’s speech this week will attract “a lot of interest” from his members after one union leader pledged to boycott it.