CSX CEO Harrison dies months into railway’s turnaround effort

NEW YORK (Reuters) – CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail executive hired earlier this year to boost its profits had taken a medical leave of absence.

U.S. labor board adopts business-friendly ‘micro union’ test

(Reuters) – A U.S. labor agency on Friday made it tougher for workers to form so-called micro unions made up of small groups of a company’s employees, reversing an Obama-era decision that had been sharply criticized by companies.

U.S. labor board adopts business-friendly ‘micro union’ test

(Reuters) – A U.S. labor agency on Friday made it tougher for workers to form so-called micro unions made up of small groups of a company’s employees, reversing an Obama-era decision that had been sharply criticized by companies.

U.S. renewable fuel industry relieved as Republicans keep tax credits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. renewable energy industry expressed relief after a compromise Republican tax bill released late on Friday preserved key tax credits that had been at risk of being removed, but it raised concerns about a provision that may threaten investment in the sector.

Brazilian prosecutors ask state bank Caixa to remove vice presidents

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors have asked that all the vice presidents of Caixa Economica Federal be replaced for what officials suspect are “irregularities” at the state bank, according to a document made public late on Friday.

Metlife says it failed to pay some pensions, flags hit to reserves

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Metlife Inc failed to pay pensions to potentially tens of thousands of people and will have to strengthen its reserves because of the costs of finding and repaying them, the New York insurer said. Metlife said in a filing on Friday that it believed the group missing out on the payments represented less than 5 percent of about 600,000 people who receive benefits from the company via its retirement business. Those affected generally have average benefits of le

Uber should have given court an ex-employee’s letter about ‘fraud and theft’ in Waymo case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company’s “fraud and theft” and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed “like a scalp” to the wall, a court official said Friday.

Healthcare draws election-year worry, but 2016 repeat not seen

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered during the 2016 U.S. presidential race.