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U.S. trade officials hold hearing on next batch of tariffs

Jul 24, 2018
In June, President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods, most of which went into effect earlier this month. Now U.S. trade officials are set to impose the rest of them, but not before a hearing on Tuesday and Wednesday with U.S. business leaders. The list of products includes industrial machinery, communications […]
A factory worker makes parts in a welding room at LGMazak, a Sino-Japanese joint venture firm that manufactures digitally controlled machinery for automotive, aviation, chemical, and manufacturing industries, 03 September 2004 in Yinchuan, in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous region. 

Survey finds that in tech, retaliation for speaking up about workplace discrimination is common

Jul 24, 2018
The anonymous app Blind shows that over 40 percent of tech employees who reported incidents to management or HR faced backlash.
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For this Canadian company, tariffs "hit from both ends"

Jun 5, 2018
"We should all be working together" says Paul McGrath of JEM Strapping Systems.
Workers remove a coil from the production line for quality-control testing during steel production at the NLMK Indiana steel mill in March in Portage, Indiana.
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U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs could draw swift retaliation

Mar 1, 2018
In announcing the tariffs today, President Trump said they are necessary for national security.