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L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter?s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company?s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. ?We are deeply troubled by the portr...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:46:20 -0500

Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down

Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. ?I?ve been doing this job for 30 years,? Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.



Publ.Date : Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:47:17 -0500

Working, eating and sleeping at the office

The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.



Publ.Date : Wed, 11 May 2016 13:39:34 -0400

Obama seeks ?irreversible? opening to Cuba

This story is part of a weeklong Yahoo series marking one year since the opening of relations between the United States and Cuba.



Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Dec 2015 22:29:56 -0500