BELLS, Tenn. — On the campaign trail and in television ads, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Haslam boasts of his role in creating 11,000 jobs as an executive with family-owned Pilot Corp.
WASHINGTON — The number of newly laid-off workers requesting jobless benefits fell slightly last week for the third straight time. But initial claims remain above levels that would signal net job gains.
WASHINGTON — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has scheduled a Thursday conference call for its Arkansas Best Freight members to discuss possible modifications to the National Master Freight Agreement, the contract under which union workers are employed at the less-than-truckload carrier.
WASHINGTON — Prices at the wholesale level plunged in February by the largest amount in seven months as a big drop in energy prices offset higher food costs.