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Technology is holding back hiring even as other industries continue to add jobs

San Francisco Compass and camera | Getty Images U.S. employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which has boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of shrinking. Facebook’s parent company Meta is suspending hiring and cutting some hiring…
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Orthodox Jews in New York barred from boarding connecting flight after a few refuse to wear masks

About 100 Orthodox Jews from New York on a religious pilgrimage to Hungary said they were not allowed to board their connecting flight to Germany last week because some of them did not wear masks on their outbound flight. The group had departed from JFK and were traveling to Budapest, Hungary, with a connection in…
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JetBlue Airways faces a quarter-century crossroads after Spirit rejects its takeover offer

A JetBlue jetliner lands in front of a Spirit Airlines plane in a taxi lane at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Monday, April 25, 2022. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) Joe Cavaretta | Sentinel of the Sun | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is at the crossroads of a quarter century. The…
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Amazon workers in New York reject the union in a reversal of fortune

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse in New York City overwhelmingly rejected a union offer on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who succeeded in the first organizing effort last month. successful American in the history of the e-commerce giant. This time around, warehouse workers voted 618 – or about…
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Outdoors: NYC aims to maintain outdoor lifestyle after virus

NEW YORK (AP) — As COVID-19 ravaged New York City, residents wary of viruses locked down in indoor public places poured out onto streets, sidewalks and parks. They dined with friends in outdoor cabanas hastily erected by restaurants, and attended health classes, concerts and even therapy sessions on streets closed to traffic. Now that the…
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Sixteen states are suing the Postal Service over its plan to buy gas-powered vehicles

United States Postal Service (USPS) employees load mail into delivery trucks outside a post office in Royal Oak, Michigan on August 22, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Sixteen states sued the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday over its plan to replace its aging delivery fleet with thousands of gas-powered delivery vehicles over the next decade,…
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