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  • Time for trucker to focus on his family's needs

    Time for trucker to focus on his family's needs
    Like many workers, Julio Cervantes has a job but isn't an employee. Cervantes, 46, drives a semi-truck around Southern California, picking up cargo at the local ports and delivering it to warehouses and rail yards. Since 2002, he has worked for a...
  • The immense cost of keeping up during the holidays sets UPS back; cuts outlook for the year

    UPS spent heavily to avoid last year's debacle over the holidays, when an unexpected crush of last-minute shipping and terrible weather led millions of late deliveries. It succeeded in making customers happy, but it cost the company. UPS cut its outlook...
  • Mixed results from US companies snap stock market's 4-day winning streak

    A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week. Shares of tissue and diaper maker Kimberly-Clark dropped after the company's earnings fell short of expectations and it gave a disappointing...
  • UPS takes a hit during the holidays, cuts outlook

    UPS takes a hit during the holidays, cuts outlook
    The huge cost of ensuring timely deliveries cost UPS during the holidays and the shipping company is now cutting its outlook for the year. Shares plunged nearly 10 percent in premarket trading Friday. The Atlanta company hired more workers and boosted...
  • US stock market opens lower; UPS slumps on weaker outlook

    The stock market is drifting lower in early trading after weak earnings results and outlooks from some big-name companies. The large cost of timely deliveries hurt UPS during the holidays and the shipping company cut its outlook for the year. Its...
  • A love letter: The U.S. Postal Service delivers under tough conditions

     A love letter: The U.S. Postal Service delivers under tough conditions
    Physically getting something from here to there inexpensively and efficiently despite the weather, distance, snarling dogs and whatever other obstacles may get in the way? "Going postal" should be considered a great thing. If we could all go postal,...
  • States go beyond federal law to protect pregnant workers

    WASHINGTON Decades after a federal law banned discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace, some states are providing additional protections to pregnant workers who want to stay on the job. After Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act...
  • Woman posed as bank official, fleeced about $800,000

    Woman posed as bank official, fleeced about $800,000
    A 21-year-old Florida woman who said she dropped out of school in ninth grade admitted Monday that she defrauded about $800,000 from unsuspecting investors. Using the stolen identity of a Credit Suisse bank official, a UPS mail drop in Fort Lauderdale...
  • 20 years after losing battle to stop NAFTA, unions are on the warpath again over Pacific deal

    Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal. At issue now is the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a...
  • Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads

    Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads
    A man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the mailing of four pounds of crystal methamphetamine to Hawaii that was stuffed in two mannequin heads. Zebulon Bates, 37, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, was sentenced to 52 months in prison and has until next month to...
  • Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

    Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
    FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just...