Court Delays Cause Widespread Problems

November 27, 2018 4:00 am

Whether they are man-made or caused by calamities like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, delays in background checks can have far reaching consequences. Businesses can’t hire so positions go unfilled, applicants face a longer wait for that paycheck, and work just doesn’t get done. During the height of the Houston storm...

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Sawmill workers’ union seeking strike mandate

November 26, 2018 4:00 am

The local representing unionized workers at 13 Northern B.C. sawmills is seeking a strike mandate from its members as talks with the employer group have come to a standstill. “We feel that the employer is not willing to negotiate at all,” United Steelworkers Local 1-2017 president Brian O’Rourke said Tuesday....

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Taxi strike stretches into eighth day in Spain

August 1, 2018 2:30 pm

Taxi drivers blocked a major avenue in Madrid on Tuesday as a strike against Uber-style ride hailing services was set to enter a second week Taxi drivers in Spain dug their heels in and vowed to continue Wednesday a strike against ride hailing competitors such as Uber and Cabify that...

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Golden rules for booking a flight

May 27, 2018 1:24 pm

Golden rules for booking a flight How to find the best price on your next flight to a wine destination Wine lovers like us are always planning our next trip to discover the next wine region. Use the 24-hour cancellation rule. After booking, check the fare the next morning. If it’s gone down, take...

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