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With abortion travel benefits comes privacy concerns
Jul 1, 2022

With abortion travel benefits comes privacy concerns

Though some companies are pledging to cover abortion-related travel expenses, the details are still unclear. Plus, a check-in on retail.

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The Weekly Wrap

Marketplace host Kimberly Adams speaks with Yahoo Finance’s Brian Cheung and Business Insider’s Linette Lopez about the supply chain, inflation and next week’s job data predictions.

Current economic moment could spell "catastrophe for retailers"

Jul 1, 2022
With rising prices, ongoing supply chain issues and the wrong inventory, it's a rough time to be a big-box store.
Kohl's had been in negotiations to be bought by the Franchise Group but decided to end those talks. It's part of an industry that's struggling with difficult conditions.
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Companies scramble to figure out abortion travel benefit, privacy protections

Jul 1, 2022
Employers from Disney to Amazon say they will cover the costs, but the details could be complicated.
To protect privacy while covering travel costs for accessing abortion services, companies should make it clear that employees can take time off without giving a reason, some experts say.
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Crypto industry finds itself in the thick of local fights over greenhouse gas emissions

Jul 1, 2022
New York's denial of a power plant permit highlights what's at stake for the crypto industry and communities fighting to meet climate goals.
Thursday, New York state officials decided not to renew an air permit for a cryptocurrency mining facility citing emission-reduction goals. Above, a workers install a row of bitcoin mining machines in Texas.
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