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U.S. EPA’s SmartWay Honors Freight Carriers for Exceptional Supply Chain Efficiency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring 40 truck carriers as industry leaders in supply chain environmental and energy efficiency with its annual...

DOT Fines Delta Air Lines and American Airlines for Violating Tarmac Delay Rule

Under DOT rules, airlines operating aircraft with 30 or more passenger seats are prohibited from allowing their domestic flights to remain on the tarmac for more than three hours at U.S. airports

Solid U.S. job growth continues, according to August job report

National growth surges according to the August jobs report.

This week is national apprenticeship week

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced Monday the start of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). This year’s theme – Apprenticeships: Creating Tomorrow – celebrates the impact...

General Electric Agrees to Pay $1.5 Billion Penalty for Alleged Misrepresentations Concerning Subprime Loans...

The Department of Justice announced last week that General Electric (GE) will pay a civil penalty of $1.5 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) to resolve claims involving subprime residential mortgage loans

SBA Recognizes the Contributions of Women Entrepreneurs during National Women’s Small Business Month

The U.S. Small Business Administration is recognizing National Women’s Small Business Month and the countless women small business owners who have pursued their passion...

U.S. jobless claims return to record low numbers

Unemployment rates are down.

Princess Cruise Lines and its Parent Company Plead Guilty to Environmental Probation Violations, Ordered...

Carnival admitted it was guilty of committing six violations of probation. Two of the violations involved interfering with the court’s supervision of probation by sending undisclosed teams to ships to prepare them for the independent inspections required during probation.

Holistic Approach Needed to Change Workplace Culture To Prevent Harassment, Experts Tell EEOC

Employers can take concrete steps to change their workplace cultures to prevent harassment, experts told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at a...

FDIC-Insured Institutions Report Net Income of $59.1 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2018

"The banking industry continued to report strong results," McWilliams said. "Growth in net income was attributable to higher net operating revenue and a lower effective tax rate. Loan balances expanded, net interest margins improved, and the number of ‘problem banks’ continued to decline. Community banks also had a strong quarter, with annual loan growth and a net interest margin that exceeded the overall industry."