Business

Chick-fil-A
WDAY via CNN
May 30, 2018 - 6:49 pm
By Lydia DePillis (CNN Money) - - Fast food jobs pay some of the lowest wages in the country, giving workers little reason to stick around if they get a better offer and proving costly to employers who need to find people to replace them. In California, one Chick-fil-A franchisee says he's trying...
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Nintendo Pokemon Switch
The Pokemon Company via CNN
May 30, 2018 - 6:44 pm
By Sherisse Pham (CNN Money) -- A trio of new Pokémon games is coming to Nintendo's Switch gaming console. The new titles are expected to further boost sales of the Switch, the wildly popular $300 hybrid device that powered Nintendo to bumper profits last year. One of the games is free to play and...
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 Broadway grosses hit another record high this season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter.
AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File
May 30, 2018 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway grosses hit another record high last season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter. Data from the Broadway League, the national trade association for the industry, released...
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America’s largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degree, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-level employees in a tight U.S. labor market.
AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
May 30, 2018 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering its employees a new perk: affordable access to a college degree. America's largest private employer, which in the past has helped its workers get their high school or equivalency degrees, hopes the new benefit will help it recruit and retain higher quality entry-...
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Working from Home
Shutterstock
May 30, 2018 - 3:02 pm
By Jeanne Sahadi (CNN Money) -- Working from home can be a dream for many. But for some, it can also mean a bigger tax bill. If you live in one state but work remotely for an employer based in another, you risk paying more tax than you would if you lived and worked in the same state. In a few cases...
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EU US Trade War Tariffs
Shutterstock via CNN
May 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- The United States could soon be in open conflict with two key trading partners: The European Union and China. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is meeting Trump administration officials Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday in a bid to avoid US...
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Businesses shared success stories about practical workforce development solutions at a Roadmap for Growth forum.
Steve Tawa-KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 30, 2018 - 11:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area business and civic leaders are providing a roadmap for homeless people to find jobs. Their program is called "Combating Homelessness Through Economic Empowerment." Comcast executive David Cohen says through the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's "...
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a Tesla sedan, left, in autopilot mode that crashed into a parked police cruiser
Laguna Beach Police Department via AP
May 30, 2018 - 10:12 am
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California. Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach. He says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. The...
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Lawn
May 30, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Kaya Yurieff (CNN Money) -- Google spinoff Dandelion unveiled a cheaper way to cool your home. It involves your lawn. Dandelion, born in the secretive and futuristic lab "X" of Google's parent company Alphabet, uses energy from the ground to cool and heat your home. It announced its first...
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The super-post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort are described as a "game-changer."
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 29, 2018 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local, state and federal officials, along with dock workers, say two enormous new cranes rising from the Port of Philadelphia will keep them competitive with other top-notch ports. And, recent infrastructure improvements will translate to nearly 7,000 jobs. The super-...
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