WASHINGTON — Worker productivity dropped this spring for the first time in more than a year, a sign that companies may need to step up hiring if they hope to grow.
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC, which operates the TA and Petro brands, reported a $16 million improvement for the second quarter, turning a $1.2 million profit after posting a $15 million loss the year before. TA lost more than $40 million in the first quarter.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — In 1974 when he was put in charge of purchasing for his father’s company, Southwest Motor Freight, Max Fuller bought his very first Freightliner truck.
WASHINGTON — An injection of $26 billion in federal aid won’t be enough to save the jobs of more than a half million people who work for state and local governments or for companies that do business with them.