The United Auto Workers claims Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range of issues from vending machine prices to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs.
FLINT, Mich. — Worries over bacteria led to the fateful decision not to apply anti-corrosive chemicals when Flint, Michigan, began drawing water from the Flint River, an email written by the city’s former public works director says. The failure to deploy corrosion controls after the city switched to the river from the Detroit municipal system […]
FERGUSON, Mo. — A proposed agreement between the city of Ferguson and the U.S. Department of Justice to reform the city’s police department and court system won preliminary approval from the city council Tuesday night, but lawmakers in the St. Louis suburb asked for changes to be made to the settlement. The consent decree would […]
NEW YORK — A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing tales of excessive spending is now board chairman of a New York City nonprofit that helps ex-prisoners re-enter society, the group announced Tuesday. Ex-Tyco International CEO L. Dennis Kozlowski, who served 6½ years […]
HOUSTON — A Houston-area couple forced a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal authorities say. Chudy and Sandra Nsobundu were arrested […]