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Virgin Atlantic says men can wear skirts, updates gender policy

Virgin Atlantic says men can wear skirts, updates gender policy

See what’s clicked on FoxBusiness.com British airline Virgin Atlantic updated its gender policy and uniform requirements on Wednesday, allowing male staff to wear skirts. Virgin Atlantic said in a release that under the airline’s new policy, it will no longer “require its employees to wear a gender uniform option”. The airline’s cabin crew, pilots and …

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Rupee breaks 81, policy challenge: let it find value or burn FX, hike rates

as Rupee crosses 81 mark against dollar New Delhi’s policymakers were caught in a dilemma in Friday’s session, with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) burning through foreign reserves at an alarming rate this calendar year to prevent currency volatility – an intervention many in the market believed would be at a certain level Defend …

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Wharton's Jeremy Siegel accuses the Fed of one of the biggest policy mistakes in its 110-year history

Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel accuses the Fed of one of the biggest policy mistakes in its 110-year history

““I think we’re giving Powell too much credit. … The past two years have been one of the biggest policy mistakes in the Fed’s 110-year history, keeping it so easy when everything is booming.”“ — Jeremy Siegel Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel has some ties to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. The longtime CNBC market guru …

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Deadly Chinese bus crash sparks outrage, grief over 'zero covid' policy

Deadly Chinese bus crash sparks outrage, grief over ‘zero covid’ policy

The bus left the Chinese city of Guiyang shortly after midnight, carrying 45 residents who had been forcibly quarantined because of close contact with coronavirus patients. By 2:40 a.m., the bus rolled into a ditch, killing 27 people. The crash in southern Guizhou province earlier on Sunday sparked outrage and grief in China, with many …

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China quarantine bus crash kills 27, sparks anger over zero coronavirus policy | CNN

China quarantine bus crash kills 27, sparks anger over zero coronavirus policy | CNN

CNN — A bus carrying residents to a coronavirus quarantine facility crashed on Sunday, killing 27 people, sparking outrage and criticism of China’s ruthless zero-coronavirus policy. According to authorities, the bus carrying 47 people from Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, to a remote county seat 155 miles (249 kilometers) away, overturned on a mountain …

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Rail strike talks stalled over sick leave policy

Rail strike talks stalled over sick leave policy

Top labor negotiators negotiating to avoid a railroad strike blamed BNSF and Union Pacific for hindering progress. Specifically, Dennis Pierce, president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainers (BLET), said the companies rejected the union’s proposal for a sick leave policy. “The main resistance is coming from Union Pacific and BNSF because they have …

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Treasury Secretary Yellen says White House policy has saved U.S. economy

Treasury Secretary Yellen says White House policy has saved U.S. economy

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen toured Ford Motor Company’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center, which built the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning with automotive chief engineer Linda Zhang(R), before giving an economic speech in Dearborn, Michigan speech. September 8, 2022. Jeff Kowalski | AFP | Getty Images U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen praised the Biden administration’s economic …

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Some market participants are starting to worry about a major central bank policy mistake

Some market participants are starting to worry about a major central bank policy mistake

The Federal Reserve’s interest rate announcement is shown on screen as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 15, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The U.S. Federal Reserve last week took a hawkish stance on fighting inflation through monetary policy, but analysts are concerned about the potential threat …

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Starbucks executives, directors sued over diversity policy

Starbucks executives, directors sued over diversity policy

FILE PHOTO: A Starbucks coffee shop is seen in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Executives and directors of Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) have been sued by a conservative think tank that argues the coffee chain’s efforts …

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Central Banks Can't Tackle Inflation Without Smarter Fiscal Policy, New Study Says

Central Banks Can’t Tackle Inflation Without Smarter Fiscal Policy, New Study Says

FOX Business sat down with Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic. A new study argues that unless governments implement smarter budget policies, central banks will fail to contain inflation and could push up price growth. The study was presented to policymakers Saturday at the Kansas City Fed’s Jackson Hole Economic Symposium. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell …

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