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APNewsBreak: Union targets Tropicana conventions

February 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this July 28, 2011 photo, Bob McDevitt, president of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union, leads a protest outside Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., at which convention groups were urged to cancel their reservations at Resorts and book elsewhere during a labor dispute. The union is now using the same tactic against [&hellip...

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Parking lot gun bill would apply to public sector

February 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 1, 2012 photo, state Rep. Eddie Bass, D-Prospect, left, and Rep. Eric Watson, R-Cleveland, attend a committee hearing in Nashville, Tenn. Bass is the House sponsor of a bill seeking to ban both public and private employers from keeping their...

Greece's grim choice: deep budget cuts or default

February 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Greek communist party banner denounces EU policies under the temple of Parthenon at the Athen’s Acropolis hill on Saturday Feb. 11, 2012. Lawmakers from two parties backing Greece’s coalition government are meeting Saturday to consider support for...

NY cable dispute blacks out Knicks, 4 NHL teams

February 12, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 8, 2012 photo, patrons gather in a bar near Madison Square Garden as the New York Knicks play the Washington Wizards in an NBA basketball game, in New York. More than 2 million Time Warner Cable subscribers lost TV access to the NBA’s...

Ill. man gets 3 years in erectile pump case

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2011 photo, Gary Winner, from Northbrook, Ill., exits federal court in Providence, R.I., after his arraignment on health care fraud charges. Winner plead guilty to charges he shipped unwanted “erectile pumps” to...

Under fire, Obama adjusts his birth control policy

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama pauses while announcing the revamp of his contraception policy requiring religious institutions to fully pay for birth control, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo...

Judge hears final arguments in Globes TV dispute

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2009 file photo, celebrities arrive at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Testimony has ended in a trial that will decide the broadcast rights of the Golden Globes award with a federal judge strongly...

Greek premier says default would lead to 'chaos'

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Protesters shout anti-austerity slogans outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. Thousands took to the streets of Athens as unions launched a two-day general strike against planned austerity measures on Friday, a day after Greece’s...

Spain approves labor reforms to boost sick economy

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2011 file photo, a worker carries a piece of plywood at a building construction site in Madrid. Spain’s new conservative government approved sweeping labor market reforms Friday Feb. 10, 2012 as part of a drive to retool a...

Stocks fall sharply as Greek deal is held up

February 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 8, 2012 photo, specialist Michael O’Mara, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets fell Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, after Greece’s crucial international bailout was put on hold by its partners in the...