Friday strike deadline looms for 4 Atlantic City casinos

Placeholder while article actions load ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Union negotiators and casino management tried Thursday to reach new contracts that would avoid a costly and disruptive strike during one of Atlantic City’s busiest weekends. Local 54 of the Unite Here union has set a 12:01 a.m. Friday deadline to reach a new agreement with …

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How to tell if the bear market is bottoming, according to the pros

After the worst first-half for U.S. stocks in decades, a major rebound last week prompted some optimism that the worst of the sell-off may be behind us — but not everyone’s convinced . It’s perhaps unsurprising that market watchers are reluctant to call the bottom on the brutal selloff, but there’s one indicator that many …

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Ernst & Young fined $100 million after employees cheated on CPA exams

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that a “significant number” of the accounting firm’s auditors cheated on the ethics portion of the Certified Public Accountant test and other courses needed to maintain the licenses. Perhaps more stunningly, the SEC said that Ernst & Young “made a submission” that it didn’t have “current issues with …

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FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for fall

At least some U.S. adults may get updated COVID-19 shots this fall, as government advisers voted Tuesday that it’s time to tweak booster doses to better match the most recent virus variants. Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration wrestled with how to modify doses now when there’s no way to know how the rapidly …

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Bed Bath & Beyond turning off AC in stores to save money: report

Bed Bath & Beyond is making its customers and employees sweat these days. The struggling home goods chain — which reported a steep decline in sales last quarter — is turning down the air-conditioning in its stores in an effort to cut costs, according to Bank of America analysts who have visited the stores. Along …

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Amazon and Rite Aid limiting purchases of emergency contraception

Amazon has a temporary quantity limit of 3 unites per week on emergency contraceptive pills, including Plan B, a representative for the company told CNN on Tuesday. Rite Aid is also limiting purchases. “Due to increased demand, at this time we are limiting purchases of Plan B contraceptive pills to three per customer,” Alicja Wojczyk, …

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Amazon limits Plan B pill purchases as demand surges

Amazon has limited sales of emergency contraceptive pills as demand spikes following last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade and ending the constitutional right to have an abortion. The company has placed a temporary quantity limit of three units per week on emergency contraceptive pills, Amazon confirmed to CNBC. A review of …

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Target will cover employees’ travel to other states for abortions

A person walks into a Target store in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Target will cover employees’ travel if they live in a state where abortion is banned, according to a company memo obtained by CNBC. The new policy will take effect in July, according to the …

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