UAW Ends Two-Tier Wages at Lear

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The United Auto Workers union managed to eliminate a controversial two-tier wage structure at U.S. auto supplier Lear Corp. in contract talks.

Nonunion American Customer-Service Workers Vote to Join Union

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Nonunion American customer-service agents and reservationists voted to join a union coalition that already represents their peers at US Airways, after an earlier, pre-merger vote by the American employees fell short.

Head of GM's Cadillac Brand Plans Revival

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The new head of General Motors Co.'s Cadillac luxury brand says he intends to slash inventories of unsold sedans in the U.S., push to reduce the number of dealerships and expand the portfolio of models.

Boeing Takes Lead to Build Space Taxi

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Boeing appears positioned to beat out SpaceX for the bulk of a multibillion-dollar NASA contract to ferry astronauts to and from orbit.

At Zara, 'Fast Fashion' Meets Smarter Inventory

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Many retailers have stumbled implementing RFID tags for inventory control, but the Zara chain is working the system. The scale and speed of its rollout is drawing notice.

Apple Patent Infringement Judgment Tossed

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $368 million jury award for patent infringement that VirnetX Holding Corp. won against Apple Inc. in 2012.

Should the state euthanize prisoners who want to die?

Alibaba Bets Pay Off for Select Firms

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The initial public offering of Alibaba Group will be a windfall for a group of previously undisclosed investors who snapped up preferred shares in the e-commerce company that were sold in the run-up to its debut.

Don't Follow the Yellen Brick Road

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Ahead of the Tape: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen may or may not yield ground to hawkish colleagues. But it might not matter as much as we think.

Firm Strikes It Rich With Fracking Sand

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Insight Equity Holdings owns about 30% of Emerge Energy Services, which started out supplying sand to golf courses but has done well mining the silica crystals for energy companies.

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