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SEATTLE | 7 fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

SEATTLE — Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced binding agreements with the companies — McDonald’s, Auntie Anne’s, Arby’s, Carl’s Jr., Jimmy … Continue reading SEATTLE | 7 fast-food chains agree to end ‘no-poaching’ policies

Senate poised to ease Dodd-Frank rules for most banks

WASHINGTON /March 05, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ten years after a financial crisis rocked the nation’s economy, the Senate is poised to pass legislation that would roll back some of the safeguards Congress put into place to prevent a relapse. The move to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-Frank law has overwhelming Republican support and … Continue reading Senate poised to ease Dodd-Frank rules for most banks

Equifax hack put more info at risk than consumers knew

February 10, 2018(AP)(STL.News) —The Equifax data breach exposed more of consumers’ personal information than the company first disclosed last year, according to documents given to lawmakers. The credit reporting company announced in September that the personal information of 145.5 million consumers had been compromised in a data breach. It originally said that the information accessed … Continue reading Equifax hack put more info at risk than consumers knew