NLRB Names McDonald's as 'Joint-Employer' of Franchise Workers

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The National Labor Relations Board issued labor complaints that name McDonald’s Corp. as a “joint-employer” of workers at its franchisees, a win for unions.

Chrysler to Replace Air Bag Inflaters in 3.3 Million Vehicles

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Chrysler plans to replace driver-side air bag inflaters in 3.3 million vehicles, a move that significantly expands its response to Takata’s air bag problems.

Are You Sure You Want to Use Email?

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Devastating leaks from Sony’s computer systems have dramatized the risks of storing corporate email for extended periods. Some people in Silicon Valley wonder if it is time to rethink that practice.

FDA Backs AbbVie's Hepatitis Treatment

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U.S. regulators on Friday approved AbbVie’s new multidrug regimen for hepatitis C, and the company priced it below rival treatments from Gilead Sciences.

Staples: Data Breach Exposes Million Cards

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Staples said criminals stole personal information from as many as 1.16 million payment cards during the back-to-school shopping season from stores across the country.

Halt on Energy Deal Overturned

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The Delaware Supreme Court overturned a lower-court ruling that had halted a deal by C&J Energy Services and Nabors Industries, saying there wasn’t enough evidence showing the C&J board had shortchanged its shareholders.

EU Files WTO Complaint About Boeing

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The European Union on Friday filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization alleging that tax incentives provided by the state of Washington to Boeing Co. violated international trade rules.

Safeway, Albertsons Agree to Sell Stores

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Safeway and the owner of rival supermarket operator Albertons have agreed to sell 168 stores in a bid to gain merger approval from antitrust regulators.

FCC Proposes Rules for Online Video Services Providers

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The FCC proposed new regulations on companies that provide subscription video services over the Internet, a move to give the companies access to more TV programming and allow them to compete with cable and satellite.

Deere CEO's Bonus Cut 25%

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Deere & Co. Chief Executive Sam Allen asked the company’s board to cut his cash bonus for 2014 by 25% in the wake of tough conditions in the farm equipment market, and the board agreed.

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