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  • China's manufacturing weak in June, more jobs cut

    China's manufacturing was weak in June and employers cut more jobs, two surveys showed Wednesday, in a new sign the world's second-largest economy is struggling to emerge from a slump. HSBC Corp. said its purchasing managers' index stood at 49.4, largely...
  • Just how green are state governments?

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama this spring ordered federal agencies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade to 40 percent below 2008 levels the concept was hardly novel to state governments. For years, governors and legislatures...
  • Kraft shareholders to vote on Heinz deal Wednesday

    Kraft shareholders to vote on Heinz deal Wednesday
    The fate of more than 400 workers at the Kraft Foods Group plant in Upper Macungie remains uncertain, a little more than three months after H.J. Heinz Co. announced its plan to buy the Northfield, Ill.-based macaroni-cheese maker. That hazy outlook...
  • Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal

    Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal
    Many of Kraft's top leaders, including Chief Financial Officer James Kehoe, will leave the food maker soon after it combines with H.J. Heinz, the companies said Monday. Heinz announced its plan to buy Northfield-based Kraft in March. Kraft shareholders...
  • Gap to close Promenade Shops store

    Gap to close Promenade Shops store
    The Gap and GapKids stores in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley will close their doors next month as part of a nationwide cost-cutting initiative at the struggling retailer. Both of the Lehigh Valley stores posted announcements on their Facebook...
  • Michigan utilities work to comply with air pollution rule

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance. The case against the U.S. Environmental...
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...
  • Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses

    Export-Import Bank's cloudy future raises worries of job losses
    To kill the Export-Import Bank, all that House Republican leaders opposing it have to do is let the bank's charter expire Tuesday — and they are leaving Friday for the Fourth of July recess without even holding a vote to reauthorize it. The 81-...
  • UTC Aerospace Systems Lays Off 35 Connecticut Employees

    UTC Aerospace Systems laid off at least 35 Connecticut workers on Thursday as part of a cost-cutting measure that trimmed 200 positions from its global workforce. "These reductions are required to better align our businesses with current market...
  • Researchers Moving To Cambridge As Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduces Staff In Wallingford

    Researchers Moving To Cambridge As Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduces Staff In Wallingford
    Bristol-Myers Squibb is opening an office in the Kendall Square section of Cambridge, Mass., the red-hot center of biotech research, and like fellow pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, is reducing its presence in Connecticut as a result. The New Jersey-based...
  • General Mills plans to cut about 700 more jobs

    MINNEAPOLIS General Mills on Thursday said it will begin a new round of cost-cutting, chiefly in its international division, that will result in the elimination of 675 to 725 jobs over the next year. The process will affect 20 jobs in Minnesota, a...