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United Airlines swaps out employee bonuses with lottery

United Airlines swaps out employee bonuses with lottery

The Chicago-based carrier on Friday said it would axe its program of giving quarterly bonuses to those qualified to receive them in favor of a lottery-style drawing, according to the Chicago Business Journal . A United spokesperson would not say exactly how many employees complained about the change, but did say that it was a "significant enough number". "Awful idea.


Graco Announces Voluntary Recall Of Highchair

Graco Announces Voluntary Recall Of Highchair

The model number is printed on a label that's located on the underside of the seat. Consumer protection agencies in both countries have also notified parents about the recall. The children who were hurt in the chair suffered minor bumps and bruises , according to Graco. " We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience our consumers may have experienced, and we appreciate the loyalty of our consumers ", the company wrote on its website .



China keeps growth target of around 6.5 percent this year

However, China does not provide a breakdown of how it allocates its defense budget, leading neighbors and other military powers to complain that Beijing's lack of transparency is adding to regional tension. Many of them are members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the top advisory body, which is also meeting this week. On Monday, the premier tried to defuse worries rising debt could trigger a banking crisis or drag on economic growth by repeating ...


How Walmart Is Breaking Into Meal Kits

How Walmart Is Breaking Into Meal Kits

They also do not require a subscription. The Instacart deal and Walmart's meal kit business places it in closer competition with Amazon , which has also started offering meal kits to its customers. Walmart has been testing meal solutions in three stores in Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith. The food kit meals were created in Walmart's Culinary and Innovation Center.


Cycling doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar

Cycling doping documentary 'Icarus' wins Oscar

Fogel, an amateur cyclist, made a decision to apply a similar concept to athletics by using performance-enhancing drugs while training for a race in France and seeing if he could pass an anti-doping test. "We hope Icarus is a wake-up call... yes, about Russian Federation, but more than that, about the importance of telling the truth, now more than ever".