After years of criticism about its wage practices, Wal-Mart has announced it will spend $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers.
“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”
If all goes as planned, it will soon house the Fenton Logistics Park.
How closely does the St. Louis area mirror the nation as a whole?
Part of the healing process for Ferguson could be to wipe the legal slate clean for non-violent offenders in the community.
U of I Flash Index rose slightly in July to 106.2.
Economist predicts that cutting down on smartphone thefts will save money on replacement costs and insurance plans.
Charlie Brennan – Monday, March 10th – Dawn Chapman on Bridgeton Landfill; Dr. Richard Saul on ADHD; STL Zoo’s Bob Merz on Effects of Cold Weather on Bugs; and Market Analyst Al Goldman on State of the Markets
Charlie and Debbie talk with Bridgeton Landfill Activist Dawn Chapman; Charlie talks with Dr. Richard Saul, author of “ADHD Does Not Exist”; with STL Zoo’s Bob Merz about the effects of the cold winter on area bugs; and with Market Analyst Al Goldman about the state of the markets.
In the most recent beige book report, recent economic growth in the St. Louis area is considered “moderate to average.”
The latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor statistics show prices are going up for food, gas, rent and clothes.