Lehman ordered to pay restitution…in Australia.
Microsoft and HP just two more companies found to have avoided taxes with offshore accounts. Microsoft would also rather pay the fines on egregious wasting of energy rather than make any changes.
EU is borrowing to fund debt to bigger countries. Desperate?
Pension funds at center of most labor disputes. Cuz, you know, once we’ve used ’em up, we spit ’em out.
Disappointing: Unions in Ohio deny partner benefits.
FedEx, long an indicator of the economic outlook, has bleak news.
“Federal authorities have opened a criminal investigation of Chevron after discovering that the company detoured pollutants around monitoring equipment at its Richmond refinery for four years and burned them off into the atmosphere, in possible violation of a federal court order”
“Houston cop shoots, kills wheelchair-bound double amputee” with a pen. For feeling threatened.
“An Illinois appellate court Friday affirmed a lower court finding that the state cannot force pharmacies and pharmacists to sell emergency contraceptives – also known as “morning after” pills – if they have religious objections.” If you don’t fucking want to give out medicine, don’t be a fucking pharmacist. This is a very, very slippery slope.