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Biden fires Trump-appointed labor board general counsel who refused to resign

Labor groups celebrated Peter Robb’s dismissal and hailed it as a welcome departure from Trump administration policies they deemed hostile toward workers and unions.

Student loan companies return to court to collect on private education debt

Attorneys for some of the largest private education debt creditors have filed dozens of lawsuits in several states since at least the summer.

Trump reveals extent of pandemic damage to business empire

Revenue from the former president's Washington and Las Vegas hotels are down by more than half.

New unemployment claims remain high in latest weekly report

The Labor Department said 961,000 workers filed initial claims for state unemployment benefits last week. On a seasonally adjusted basis, new claims totaled 900,000.

In the offshore wind industry’s East Coast arms race, Mass. falls behind New York

As the Buffalo law firm Hodgson Russ puts it, the new Equinor contracts, backed in part by BP, position New York as the “undeniable center of gravity” for the burgeoning industry in United States.

Working from home probably won’t get you a tax break

Experts say the notoriously tricky federal deduction generally only applies to the self-employed.

Stocks drift to mixed close; S&P 500 ekes out another record

The S&P 500 edged up just one point, enough to mark another record high. The Dow and other market measures fell, as did most stocks.

Revenue at Trump hotels, resorts hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

Donald Trump is returning to a family business ravaged by pandemic shutdowns and restrictions, with revenue plunging more than 40 percent at his Doral golf property, his Washington hotel, and both his Scottish resorts.