UAW, GM leaders have a deal to end strike, now workers will decide

Reuters | Oct 16, 2019 at 8:20 PM

General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union reached a tentative deal on Wednesday for a new four-year labor deal, moving closer to ending a costly month-long strike that shut down GM’s most profitable factories in a test of wills over the future of U.S. auto industry jobs.

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  • UAW, GM leaders have a deal to end strike, now workers will decide (Reuters: Oct 16, 2019 at 6:47 PM)

Weak U.S. retail sales cast shadow over slowing economy

Reuters | Oct 16, 2019 at 6:42 PM

U.S. retail sales fell for the first time in seven months in September, suggesting that manufacturing-led weakness could be spreading to the broader economy, keeping the door open for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again later this month.

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  • Weak U.S. retail sales cast pall over slowing economy (Reuters: Oct 16, 2019 at 5:16 PM)

Asian metropolises top list of world’s greenest commuter cities

Euronews | Oct 16, 2019 at 5:02 PM

Three Asian metropolises – Tokyo, Beijing and Singapore – are the world’s leading environmentally-friendly commuting cities, a report to be released by data insight company Kantar on Thursday says.

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  • Asian metropolises top list of world’s greenest commuter cities (Reuters: Oct 16, 2019 at 2:51 PM)