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The seafood industry in southwest Florida is racing against time and the elements to save what's left of a major shrimping fleet — and a lifestyle — that was battered by Hurricane Ian. The …

The House on Thursday approved antitrust legislation targeting the dominance of Big Tech companies by giving states greater power in competition cases and increasing money for federal …

Unpaid internships face new scrutiny as barriers to careers

The value of an internship is unmistakable. It teaches marketable skills, it builds professional networks, and it helps students test-drive careers. But the benefits are not available to all: …

Country moved online, worked more from home as pandemic raged

During the first two years of the pandemic, the number of people working from home in the United States tripled, home values grew and the percentage of people who spent more than a third of their …

The lobster fishing industry has come under scrutiny from an influential conservation group because of the threat of entanglement in fishing gear. Some retailers are taking lobster off the menu …

Now hiring: offshore wind ramps up, workers taught safety

At a 131-year-old maritime academy along Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, people who will build the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm are learning the skills to stay safe while working …

The Major League Baseball Players Association is attempting to unionize minor leaguers, reversing decades of opposition.The players' association said Monday it is circulating union authorization …

Climate bill's unlikely beneficiary: oil and gas industry

The U.S. oil industry hit a legal roadblock in January when a judge struck down a $192 million oil and natural gas lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico over future global warming emissions from burning …

Sweeping climate bill pushes American energy to go green

After decades of inaction in the face of escalating natural disasters and sustained global warming, Congress hopes to make clean energy so cheap in all aspects of life that it's nearly irresistible. …

Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily

Starbucks has asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly …

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