Ford UAW contract ratification gains momentum
* GM workers have already ratified their contractDETROIT, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The United Auto Workers leadership pushing for ratification of a new four-year labor contract with Ford Motor Co made fresh gains on Saturday with nearly half of the worker vote counted, a union online update showed.The running tally as of Saturday morning showed 56 percent of workers had cast votes in favor of the new...
General Mills fruit snacks more like...
General Mills fruit snacks are marketed as healthy, but their trans fat and added sugars make selling them “little better than giving candy to children,” the lawsuit said.General Mills representative Kris Patton said the company had not yet been served with the lawsuit.”We stand behind our products - and we stand behind the accuracy of the labeling of those products,”...
Alcatel agree to sell call centre business - FT
Permira had been in exclusive talks with Alcatel-Lucent for several months, although a person close to the company, cited by the FT, said this was relaxed to allow interest from other groups.Genesys, which was acquired by Alcatel in 2000, sells software that is used in call centres and video conferencing.Both Alcatel-Lucent and Permira were unavailable for immediate comment.