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Goodyear to pay $1.75M after 4 deaths at Virginia factory

Goodyear to pay $1.75M after 4 deaths at Virginia factory

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Goodyear will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations at its Danville, Virginia, tire plant where four workers died on the job over the course of a year, officials announced Friday.
Goodyear, the United Steelworkers and the state Department of Labor and Industry reached a sett ... (full story)


Union contacts NetJets customers as dispute languishes

As part of an effort to publicize an escalating labor dispute over aircraft maintenance subcontracting, union representatives are directly contacting customers of NetJets.
In a statement released recently, Teamsters Airline Division and Local 284 announced that they have sent union letters to NetJets aircraft owners in the financ ... (full story)


Fake News 101: The new civics course in US schools?

Fake News 101: The new civics course in US schools?

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there's a difference.
As Facebook works with The Associated Press, FactCheck.org and other organizations to curb the spread of fake and m ... (full story)


Accelerate in which direction?

Dear Mr. Berko: I think it was in August that you wrote a short comment about Accelerate Diagnostics. At the time, it was trading at $19. I've been a nurse for nearly 30 years, so I was impressed when I read about Accelerate's platform for the quick diagnosis of infectious pathogens and nosocomial infections. I didn't buy the stock, ... (full story)


Actelion and Kraig Biocraft

Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Actelion Pharmaceuticals? I bought 400 shares at $42 last June, and they're now worth $56 each. Would you consider this a short-term stock or a long-term hold?
My golf buddy just bought 30,000 shares of Kraig Biocraft Laboratories at a nickel a share. He says the company has a U.S. government ... (full story)