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US government is investigating the chicken industry

The US government, as part of an investigation into the chicken industry, is trying to intervene in a price-fixing lawsuit brought against the country’s biggest poultry producers. The Justice Department had notified Tyson in April that it convened a grand jury and subpoenaed the company to provide evidence. On Friday, department lawyers asked a judge…MORE

Robots could take 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030

Robots are getting better at doing human jobs. That’s probably good for the economy — but there are some serious downsides, too. Machines are expected to displace about 20 million manufacturing jobs across the world over the next decade, according to a report released Wednesday by Oxford Economics, a global forecasting and quantitative analysis firm.…MORE

‘The Office’ is leaving Netflix in 2021

Netflix is losing “The Office” in 2021. It’s a sign of how intense the streaming wars have become. NBC is taking back the popular sitcom to offer on its own streaming platform in January 2021, Netflix announced Tuesday on its official Twitter account. NBC confirmed it has secured “exclusive domestic streaming rights” for all nine…MORE

Delta allows passengers to Dominican Republic to cancel their flights

Delta Air Lines is giving passengers to one of the Dominican Republic’s airports the right to change or cancel tickets without the usual penalty. The flights covered by the waiver are those going to and from Punta Cana, on the eastern tip of the Island, where several American tourists have died in the last year.…MORE

Western Union CEO: America’s position as the world’s role model is at risk

Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek is bothered by the rise of anti-globalization and anti-migrant sentiment. As the leader of cross-border payments giant Western Union and a native of Turkey, Ersek believes strongly in the benefits of free trade and legal immigration. “My business is all about building bridges and connections,” Ersek told CNN Business during…MORE

Chipotle wants to give workers an extra month of pay

Chipotle is cutting through a tight labor market with a new incentive: An extra month’s worth of pay. The offer is part of a new bonus program for hourly employees at its restaurants, which Chipotle announced Tuesday. The program puts Chipotle “at the forefront of the industry for attracting and retaining top talent to ensure…MORE

Pizza Hut brings back its retro logo

Pizza Hut wants to return to its winning ways. So it’s rebooting the logo from when it dominated the American pizza market. The pizza chain is replacing its current round logo with a retro logo that hasn’t been used in two decades, the company said. Compared to its current logo, the old version features its…MORE